• Sport

Head of Colonney from the Platé Refuge

This technical hike in the heart of the largest Lapiaz in Europe allows you to gain altitude and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Platé desert at the top.

Sport Head of Colonney from the Platé Refuge Passy


Departing from Passy (74190)
Average length : 03h30
Distance : 8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the Platé refuge, take the path towards Col de Portette. Turn left to join the Col du Colonney. Then follow the ridge through the Tête des Lindars to reach the summit of the Tête du Colonney (aerial cable passage). Turn around until you reach the Lindars chairlift. Then turn right to reach the Platé refuge.

Total elevation gain : 700m
Altitude max : 2692m
Vertical drop : 700m

Difficult passages

Overhead (peaks) and cable passages

Further informations

Rock, Stone


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Not adapted to strollers

Period of practice

From 15/06 to 15/11.

Subject to favorable weather.

  • Pets welcome


Refuge de Platé 74190 Passy
Departing from : Passy (74190)
Latitude : 45.966 - Longitude : 6.7173

More informations

Information update on 18/05/2021 by Office de Tourisme de Passy