This route, ideal for intermediate hikers (fairly difficult), combines forest sections, open mountain pastures and a panoramic finish at the top of the Grands Vans chairlift.

Sport Montée des Grands Vans ski touring itinerary Flaine


Departing from Flaine (74300)
Total elevation gain : 464m
Vertical drop : 464m
Signed walking trail

Take advantage of this hike to immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Flaine mountains, with its stunning scenery and encounters with the local flora and fauna.

The itinerary is marked out, part of it on downhill ski runs and part on specialised routes. On the way up, stay on the edge of the piste, and on the way down, avoid the edge of the piste. The piste service reserves the right to close the route in whole or in part for safety reasons.


Free access.


Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 14/12/2024 to 21/04/2025
Opening hours daily between 9 am and 4 pm.

Subject to snow conditions.

  • Parking nearby


Flaine Vernant 74300 Flaine
Departing from : Flaine (74300)
Latitude : 46.020376 - Longitude : 6.689792

The itinerary starts from the Vernant car park, at the bottom of the "le lac" chairlift. To get there, please park in the Vernant car park - about 10 minutes from Flaine. From the car park it's a 30-minute walk to the site. We advise you to leave at least 50 minutes before the meeting time.

If you don't want to take your car, you can take a free shuttle bus from Flaine and get off at the "Vernant" stop.

Information update on 17/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Flaine