An easy walk, either from Montchavin or Les Coches, with access via the telecabin. The view of Mont Blanc is fantastic. The forest is beautiful, and walking in winter is wonderful. The Plan Bois plateau is in the sunshine.

Sport Winter Walks : Le Plateau de Plan Bois Montchavin-les-Coches


Departing from Montchavin-les-Coches (73210)
Average length : 01h00
Distance : 2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

When you leave Montchavin, first take the gondola "Les Coches", then the "Lac Noir" gondola.
When leaving Les Coches, either take the Telebfette or the shuttle-bus, then the "Lac Noir" gondola

On arrival at the Plan Bois plateau, follow the pedestrian signpost across the piste, but watch out for oncoming skiers ; the footpath takes you through the forest, and after 10 minutes, you'll come to the open plateau. You can walk around here happily gazing at the Mont Blanc chain of mountains.
It takes 20 minutes or so to walk back up to the gondola, in order to return back down to resort.

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    Free access. Gondola Lac (8€) & Gondola Les Coches (free for pedestrians).


    Animals allowed
    Languages of documentation : English, French

    Depending on snow conditions, you'll need the right equipment, such as snowshoes with poles or good hiking boots/crampons with poles, for greater stability and safety.

    Period of practice

    From 16/12 to 21/04.

    Subject to snow conditions.

    • Pets welcome


    Arrivée télécabine du Lac Noir Les Coches 73210 Montchavin-les-Coches
    Departing from : Montchavin-les-Coches (73210)
    Latitude : 45.539212 - Longitude : 6.723477

    From Montchavin, take the Coches gondola into the village, then the Lac Noir gondola 20m to your right, to reach the Plateau de Plan Bois.

    From Les Coches, take the Telebbufette if you're in the center and then the Lac Noir gondola immediately on your right as you leave.

    All our above-ground parking lots are free of charge.

    Information update on 21/02/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Grande Plagne