• Sport

Croise Baulet - Grand Croisse Baulet from Avenaz

Hike through the forest before heading for the mountain pastures and then the summit where the sheep are in summer pasture; from Croise Baulet and its bench you can enjoy a vast 360° panorama of the Aravis mountains and the Mont-Blanc massif,

Sport Croise Baulet - Grand Croisse Baulet from Avenaz Cordon


Departing from Cordon (74700)
Average length : 06h30
Duration of the itinerary : 1 Days
Total elevation gain : 1189m
Vertical drop : 1189m
Distance : 13.6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

A vast and grandiose view of this superb summit located in the commune of Cordon, culminating at 2,236 meters, and its famous bench for a well-deserved rest ...

Total elevation gain : 1189m
Altitude max : 1915m
Vertical drop : 1189m

Difficult passages

Be vigilant during the summer period about crossing areas guarded by guard dogs

Map references

"Hiking trails in the Mont Blanc region 25th".

Further informations

Stone, Ground

From Cordon, Lezaive d'en haut parking lot, at the start of the forest road (possibly Les Plaines).
The hike begins at the Pont des Nants, below the parking lot, via a dirt track leading fairly directly up to Les Plaines, then Avenaz, Col de l'Avenaz, and the Grand Croise Baulet summit, 2236m, with its famous bench. The suggested way back down is via Petit Croise Bulet, then Col du Jaillet, and back onto the forest road;

Different routes to Croise Baulet

Presence of Patous, protection dogs, from around June to mid-September;
Walkers, if you can't take your dog to the summit during the summer months, please enquire,


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Not adapted to strollers

Period of practice

From 01/04 to 30/11.

  • Pets welcome


74700 Cordon
Departing from : Cordon (74700)
Latitude : 45.903766 - Longitude : 6.588658
Information update on 16/03/2024 by Cordon Tourisme