An easy and varied trail leading to one of the most beautiful natural sites in Passy: the Lac Vert. A signposted route allowing an introduction to snowshoeing in complete safety in a preserved environment offering beautiful views.

Sport Snow-Shoe Excursion: Around the Lac Vert Passy


Departing from Passy (74190)
Average length : 01h30
Distance : 5km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From Passy Plaine-Joux, behind the Maison des Lutins, a signposted path leads off to the right and descends into the forest, passing under the paragliding take-off area.
You then arrive at the listed site of the Lac Vert, whose magical colouring seduces the Mont-Blanc, which often casts its majestic reflection on the calm surface of the lake.

Total elevation gain : 80m


Free access.


Animals allowed

Period of practice

From 18/12 to 20/03.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome
  • Coach access
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic area
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Public WC
  • Bar


Route des Parchets Plaine Joux 74190 Passy
Departing from : Passy (74190)
Latitude : 45.950568 - Longitude : 6.73919

Departure point: Plaine Joux

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair

More informations

Information update on 23/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Passy