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Chavanette Lake from Avoriaz

A nice walk and short to have a nice view on Avoriaz.

Sport Chavanette Lake from Avoriaz Avoriaz


Departing from Avoriaz (74110)
Average length : 03h40
Total elevation gain : 490m
Distance : 9.4km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Start from Jean Vuarnet Place in the Hauts Forts sector. You can also start from "place du Snow" and take the path going down between the Snow and the Allegro buildings.
1-You will pass in front of the "Trappeurs" and "Chez Flo" restaurants to reach the start of Lac Intrêts chairlift.
2-Continue via the footpath that follows the right banks of lake. Here, there's neither trees nor shade, so if it's a very hot day, keep an eye on your children who can dehydrate quickly. The track keeps going until the end of the lake.
Variant - You can carry on uphill on a trail starting on the left of Choucas chairlift. The path passes by a small lake and continues until the Chavanette pass. When you reach this point you will standing on the French-Swiss border with a beautiful view of the Valais and the Swiss resorts of the Portes du Soleil.
3-Come back by the same way.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 490m
Altitude max : 1822m


Wood signs and plastic yellow and green.

Further informations

Ground, Grit


Free of charge.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : English, French
Not adapted to strollers

Please keep your dog on leash during the walk.

Period of practice

From 02/07 to 28/08.
Access depending on the snow level, on weather conditions. Before leaving find out about the access to the Tourist Office.

Subject to favorable weather.

  • Pets welcome


Place Jean Vuarnet Quartier des Hauts-Forts 74110 Avoriaz
Departing from : Avoriaz (74110)
Latitude : 46.188089 - Longitude : 6.775068
Information update on 18/07/2024 by Office de Tourisme Avoriaz 1800