Les Sources Supérieures de l'Arc

The Arc, the river of the valley that joins the Isère. Go back to the sources of the river which flows from the glaciers. Fauna, flora, mountainous cirque of the valley bottom.

Les Sources Supérieures de l'Arc Bonneval-sur-Arc


Departing from Bonneval-sur-Arc (73480)
Average length : 05h45
Distance : 12km
Signed walking trail
Animals not allowed

From the hamlet of l'Ecot, follow the agricultural path
which goes up the bottom of the valley. At the last
chalets de la Duis, cross the torrent on a footbridge and follow
and follow a marked path to the basin of the Sources
of the Arc. Return by the same route.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 730m
Altitude max : 2743m
Vertical drop : 730m

Map references

Map and booklet "Balades et Randonnées Haute Maurienne Vanoise" (sold in Tourist Office)

Topoguides references

Black Itinerary n°86

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    Free access.


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : French
    Languages of documentation : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 01/07 to 01/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


    Parking de L'Ecot 73480 Bonneval-sur-Arc
    Departing from : Bonneval-sur-Arc (73480)
    Latitude : 45.379874 - Longitude : 7.091278
    Near shuttle stop

    More informations

    Information update on 17/06/2021 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise