Original via-cordata transformed into a fun and accessible via ferrata by adding a continuous lifeline. It is located on the old road that leads to the Madeleine pass, in the direction of Bessans. Level AD

Via ferrata Col de la Madeleine Val-Cenis


Departing from Val-Cenis (73500)
Average length : 01h30
Distance : 0.4km
Signed walking trail

It is a climbing route equipped with additional climbing aids and belaying elements.
Rope progression and knowledge of rope techniques are compulsory (length required: 25 to 30 m).
This is due to the sunny side of the valley, generally simple side passages with a few steep passages. Smooth on a trajectory above the road in the opposite direction.

Total elevation gain : 100m

Further informations



Free access.

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable weather.


Col de la Madeleine Lanslevillard 73480 Val-Cenis
Departing from : Val-Cenis (73500)
Latitude : 45.30151 - Longitude : 6.940123
Information update on 21/04/2022 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme