The via ferrata is a face faced due south. The itinary is in a aerial face with rock passages. 3 sections can be done one after the other.

Sport Via ferrata Saix de Miolène Abondance


Departing from Abondance (74360)
Distance : 0.9km
Signed walking trail
Animals not allowed

It is a via ferrata sportive and aerial.
Above the RD22 road between Abondance and La Chapelle d'Abondance, the rockface is open all year round.
However this wall is frequented by Peregrine falcons (a protected species) and some sections are closed during nesting season from 15th March to 10th July.
The facility is only open to adults and children over 1.40m tall.
There are 3 sections: with the 2nd and 3rd sections reserved for advanced climbers or those accompanied by guides.
A topo-map is available at the Tourist Office.

Total elevation gain : 220m
    1 7


    Animals not allowed

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 30/11.
    At the beginning of the season, check the opening with the guide office, the city hall or the tourist office.
    Find out if there is any snow that would make the via ferrata impracticable.

    • Picnic area
    • Parking


    74360 Abondance
    Departing from : Abondance (74360)
    Latitude : 46.294794 - Longitude : 6.76157
    Information update on 10/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme intercommunal Pays d'Evian Vallée d'Abondance