• Sport

Hiking : Le Mont-Charvin

A slight vertignous hike with a spectacular view of the Aravis Valleys and Mont-Blanc Beaufortain, and the Bauges mountain ranges.

Sport Hiking : Le Mont-Charvin Val de Chaise


Departing from Val de Chaise (74210)
Average length : 05h30
Distance : 10.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the carpark, follow the signs to the Chalet des Praz and then to the Aulp de Marlens alpine pasture where you can buy cheese, have lunch or dinner and spend the night. Continue the ascent towards the Col des Porthets to get to the Mont-Charvin Lake.Going through the lake offers you a refreshinf and peaceul break before stepping onto a nice cable-equipped passage to reach the summit's ridge.

Total elevation gain : 1167m
Altitude max : 2384m
Vertical drop : 1166m

Difficult passages

This hike is not recommended in wet weather because some parts can be slippery and a fall would be fatal.

Topoguides references

Map available at the tourist office

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    Free access.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    All year round.

    • Pets welcome


    Le Bouchet Parking Les Chandoches 74210 Val de Chaise
    Departing from : Val de Chaise (74210)
    Latitude : 45.799 - Longitude : 6.3685

    More informations

    Information update on 13/06/2021 by Office de Tourisme des Sources du Lac d'Annecy