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Descent of the chairlift Jeux by Meraloup

- The point of view on the Maurienne valley.
- The cross at Méraloup and Les Charmettes.

Sport Descent of the chairlift Jeux by Meraloup Valmeinier


Departing from Valmeinier (73450)
Average length : 02h00
Total elevation gain : 99m
Vertical drop : -716m
Distance : 7.1km
Animals allowed

Departure from the station Arrival of the chairlift of the Games, go to the right and take the gravel track until you reach the crossroads at the top of the Inversins chairlift. From there, turn right and continue on the track for about 1.2 km. Cross underneath the Les Jeux chairlift before arriving at Aux Jeux. Continue straight ahead on the piste for about 700 m (passing under the Gros Crey chairlift) and at Sous le Gros Crey (crossroads leading to the lake), take the piste that climbs to the right. Cross the ski slope and join the path that leads to Méraloup (crossroads). From there, a round trip is possible to admire the viewpoint on the Maurienne valley. Back to Méraloup, take the path that goes down to Sur Chien Loup and then turn left to reach Les Charmettes (cross). From there, keep going down. When you reach the road, pass under the ski bridge and continue on the road to reach Le Chapier, then Valmeinier 1800.

To reach Valmeinier Villages: At Sur Chien Loup, turn right and go down towards Bois Bouchet. From this point, turn left and join Chien Loup then continue straight ahead towards La Combaz. At Anchical, turn right towards La Ville Dessus and then Valmeinier Villages.

Total elevation gain : 99m
Altitude max : 2404m
Vertical drop : -716m


Free entry but transport fee applies.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 01/07 to 31/08.

Subject to favorable weather.

  • Pets welcome
  • Accessible via ski lift


73450 Valmeinier
Departing from : Valmeinier (73450)
Latitude : 45.174329 - Longitude : 6.494178

More informations

Information update on 28/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Valmeinier