An easy and varied trail leading to one of the most beautiful natural sites in Passy: the Lac Vert. A signposted route allowing an introduction to snowshoeing in complete safety in a preserved environment offering beautiful views.

Sport Snow-Shoe Excursion: Around the Lac Vert Passy


Departing from Passy (74190)
Average length : 01h30
Total elevation gain : 100m
Vertical drop : 100m
Distance : 3.2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From Passy Plaine-Joux, behind the Maison des Lutins, a signposted path leads off to the right and descends into the forest, passing under the paragliding take-off area.
You then arrive at the listed site of the Lac Vert, whose magical colouring seduces the Mont-Blanc, which often casts its majestic reflection on the calm surface of the lake.

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    Free access.


    Animals allowed

    Period of practice

    From 18/12 to 20/03.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome
    • Coach access
    • Motorhomes allowed
    • Restaurant
    • Coach parking
    • Car park
    • Public WC
    • Bar
    • Picnic area


    Route des Parchets Plaine Joux 74190 Passy
    Departing from : Passy (74190)
    Latitude : 45.950568 - Longitude : 6.73919

    Departure point: Plaine Joux

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair

    More informations

    Information update on 07/12/2023 by Office de Tourisme de Passy