On this route, you will discover beautiful viewpoints on the surrounding peaks: the Pointe du Charbonnel, the Bessanese, the Pointes du Châtelard.

Sport Snowshoeing Route Les Vincendières Bessans


Departing from Bessans (73480)
Average length : 02h45
Total elevation gain : 85m
Distance : 7.9km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Sainte Catherine's oratory, destroyed by an avalanche, was rebuilt in 2020.

Attention route open when weather and snow conditions permit. Inquire with the piste service.
From the car park, opposite the Espace sportif Le Carreley, turn left and join the starting panel for the pedestrian, snowshoe and fatbike routes. The route runs along the D902. Cross the Avérole torrent and pass behind the La Bessannaise holiday centre. Continue towards the hamlet of La Goulaz. From there, go back and forth in the Avèrole valley. Return to La Goulaz then continue on the Travérole plateau. Join the route back to Bessans. Go back to the La Bessannaise holiday center and cross again over the Avérole torrent bridge to return to the starting point.


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French

Period of practice

From 01/12 to 30/04.

Subject to snow conditions.

  • Pets welcome


Le Carreley 73480 Bessans
Departing from : Bessans (73480)
Latitude : 45.322502 - Longitude : 7.001786
On : Bonneval-sur-Arc (73480), Bessans (73480)
Information update on 15/02/2023 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme