• Sport

Hiking : Jaillet Pass - Petit Croisse Baulet

Lovely walk with varied landscapes (forests, alpine pastures, woods…), don't miss the granit Roman stone at the Jaillet Pass, discovered in 1964 which marked the limit of the Ceutrons territory. Magnificent view over the Mont-Blanc range and Megève below.

Sport Hiking : Jaillet Pass - Petit Croisse Baulet Megève


Departing from Megève (74120)
Average length : 05h30
Total elevation gain : 962m
Vertical drop : 79m
Distance : 14.5km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the village head uphill by the Chemin des Coteaux to the hamlet of Coin ; go through the hamlet of Riglard (1280m) and by Combes until you reach the top of the Jaillet cable car.
Follow the Tour du Mont-Blanc itinerary which rises up through the pastures towards the forest. At the first fork in the woods, turn left into a steep, uphill path that becomes a pleasant and undulating passage further up through the forest until the Jaillet Pass. The round trip from the arrival point of the cable car to the Jaillet Pass take 1h30.
Follow the path in the direction of the Petit Croisse Baulet (1h). It is possible to continue in the direction of the Grand Croisse Baulet (2236m) - 1 additional hour of walking uphill.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 962m
Altitude max : 2635m
Vertical drop : 79m

Further informations

Stone, Ground

    1 2


    Free access. In winter, cablecar access required.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French
    Languages of documentation : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Good walking shoes.

    Dogs must be necessarily kept on a lead. Until the 19th of September: Order concerning the prohibition of dogs even held on an alpine leash around Croisse-Baulet,except for the bank dogs belonging to the alpagists and hunting dogs during the period of opening on the communal Alpage on the mountain of Croisse-Bauket between the cabin of the Petit Plâtre au nor, the Col de l'Avenaz in the south and the southwest ridge of Croisse-Baulet.

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 01/11.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome
    • Covered picnic area
    • Parking


    Massif du Jaillet Massif du Jaillet 74120 Megève
    Departing from : Megève (74120)
    Latitude : 45.881277 - Longitude : 6.570712

    Except on protected passages, walking is forbidden on the ski slopes.

    Information update on 22/02/2023 by Mairie de Megève