• Sport

Croise Baulet - Grand Croisse Baulet from Refuge

Hike in the forest and on the balcony, before heading for the mountain pastures where the sheep are in summer; from the summit of Croise Baulet you can enjoy the vast 360° panorama of the Aravis and Mont-Blanc massifs with the famous bench

Sport Croise Baulet - Grand Croisse Baulet from Refuge Cordon


Departing from Cordon (74700)
Average length : 03h30
Total elevation gain : 1053m
Vertical drop : 166m
Distance : 5.4km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Panoramic view of this superb summit located in the commune of Cordon, culminating at 2,236 meters, and its famous bench for a well-deserved stopover.
The chalet du Petit Pâtre, as its name suggests, is both a shelter for the shepherd and for passing hikers.

Total elevation gain : 1053m
Altitude max : 1915m
Vertical drop : 166m

Map references

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

Further informations

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    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,

    Departure from Cordon, Refuge parking lot at around 1300m, at the end of the road on the heights of Cordon;
    The hike begins on a dirt track leading straight up to Le Chanté - then crosses over to Les Lancherus on a little side path leading to the Seythets mountain pastures and then to Le Petit Pâtre ;
    From Le Petit Pâtre (you enter the park in summer) you cross under Croise Baulet towards the south and over the Col de l'Avenaz, to reach the summit and the famous bench.


    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 : 45.92217 - Longitude : 6.591625
    Information update on 16/03/2024 by Cordon Tourisme