• Sport

Hike to the Pormenaz Alpine pasture and Lac de Pormenaz

This lake is found near the Pormenaz Alpine pastures, a mountain site that overlooks Servoz and Passy not far from the Moede-Anterne refuge. Fishing is permitted in the lake.

Sport Hike to the Pormenaz Alpine pasture and Lac de Pormenaz Servoz


Departing from Servoz (74310)
Average length : 06h00
Total elevation gain : 987m
Vertical drop : 987m
Distance : 14.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the pretty fountain, take the road of the Coast until the first bend. A path goes to the right towards the Gorges de la Diosaz and crosses the torrent of Souay. Go up leaving the Tête de la Fontaine and Bajulaz trails on the right. Follow a long steep slope to a pyramid marker to reach the
reach the Chalets des Alpages de Pormenaz (1,925 m) 3 hrs. Cross flat to the
to the Chalets de Chavanne-Neuve (15 minutes from the itinerary) towards the Pointe Noire de Pormenaz : geological curiosity to see, then towards the Lac de Pormenaz.

Possible departure from the Moulins d'en-Haut (859 m) above Servoz,
from where you can join the above itinerary near the Souay torrent.
Other itineraries are possible from Servoz or Passy - Plaine joux.
More information available at the Tourist Office or the High Mountain Office and in our trail guide.
Attention : The conditions of the trails are likely to change, think of informing you before leaving.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 987m
Altitude max : 1945m
Vertical drop : 987m

Further informations

Stone, Ground, Grit

    1 10


    Free of charge.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 15/05 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome


    Route de la côte Le Mont 74310 Servoz
    Departing from : Servoz (74310)
    Latitude : 45.939752 - Longitude : 6.76728

    Closest bus stop : Servoz - Ancienne Poste
    Closest train stop : Servoz train station
    Closest parking : Moulin d'en Haut car-park

    Information update on 22/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Randonnée PDIPR (Plan Départemental des Itinéraires de Promenades et de Randonnées)