Plan d'Amont Dam's Tour

The colour of the Plan d'Amont dam lake, sometimes blue, sometimes green, is a delight to the eyes. The balcony path around it crosses mountain pastures and streams and offers a magnificent view of the high peaks of the Vanoise National Park.

Plan d'Amont Dam's Tour Aussois


Departing from Aussois (73500)
Average length : 03h30
Distance : 6km
Signed walking trail
Animals not allowed

From the Maison d’Aussois, follow the Route des Barrages (dam road) and leave your car at the Carrière (quarry) car park. Continue on the “Pont de la Sétéria” trail as described in no. 25. After the bridge, follow the "PNV" signs towards the Fournache refuge. At the bottom of the Fournache valley, continue on the earth track high above the dam and go back down to the quarry car park.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 380m
Altitude max : 2331m
Vertical drop : 380m

Map references

Map and Booklet "Balades et Randonnées Haute Maurienne Vanoise" (sold 4 € at the Tourist Office)

Topoguides references

Blue Itinerary n°28

Further informations

Rock, Stone, Ground


Free access.


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

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 15/10.

Subject to snow conditions.


Parking de la Carrière 73500 Aussois
Departing from : Aussois (73500)
Latitude : 45.250792 - Longitude : 6.726368

More informations

Information update on 12/05/2021 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise