• Sport

Hiking Chemin des Queysets

Easy hike, between the mountain pastures of Plaine Dranse and Les Combes to reach the lake of Queysets.

Sport Hiking Chemin des Queysets Châtel


Departing from Châtel (74390)
Average length : 00h40
Total elevation gain : 92m
Vertical drop : 56m
Distance : 2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Follow direction of Linga - Villapeyron. Continue direction of Pré-la-Joux and Plaine Dranse. At the Pré-la-Joux car park: continue with the car up to Plaine Dranse or take the Pierre-Longue chairlift.
At Plaine Dranse, the chemin des Queysets is the 1st wide path on the left before the chalets, leading gently up to the arrival of the Queysets ski lift. Descend the grassy slope to the foot of Les Combes (Cornebois/ des Combes chairlift). The path continues slightly uphill until you reach Lac des Queysets (reservoir), with an exceptional view of Mont de Grange. The return journey takes the same route.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 92m
Altitude max : 1701m
Vertical drop : 56m

Further informations

Stone, Grit


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Not adapted to strollers

Must be kept on a lead. Herds can graze with young cows which could be afraid.

Period of practice

From 01/06 to 31/10.

Subject to snow conditions.

  • Pets welcome
  • Accessible via ski lift
  • Public WC
  • Car park


Plaine Dranse 74390 Châtel
Departing from : Châtel (74390)
Latitude : 46.218192 - Longitude : 6.794128

Car park at Plaine Dranse or for those without a car: Bus line 1, stop at Pré la Joux then take the Pierre Longue chairlift.

Information update on 27/11/2023 by Châtel Tourisme