• Sport

Hiking to Mont Ouzon

An out-and-back hike to the summit of Mont Ouzon, from where you'll enjoy a magnificent 360° panorama of Lake Geneva to the north, the Mont-Blanc chain and the Swiss Alps to the south, and the Dent d'Oche and Cornettes de Bises to the east.

Sport Hiking to Mont Ouzon Le Biot


Departing from Le Biot (74430)
Average length : 03h00
Total elevation gain : 600m
Vertical drop : 600m
Distance : 6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

The hike begins with a forest path, then crosses the alpine pasture past the Chalets d'Ouzon to the Col Plan Champ, then a path climbs gradually until you reach the chain-linked chimney that leads to the summit just above.
Made up of large boulders, the summit is quite aerial without being vertiginous.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 600m
Altitude max : 1880m
Vertical drop : 600m


Beige panels with black lettering and green arrows

Difficult passages

At the end of the itinerary, just before reaching the summit: secure chain passage over the rocks.

Map references

Map: IGN Top 25, 3528 ET, Morzine

Further informations

Rock, Stone, Ground, Grit

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    1/ Start from the Col du Corbier parking lot
    2/ Cross the road and take the metal staircase
    3/ Turn right at the top of the staircase
    4/ A few metres further on, take the right-hand track towards Col Plan Champ.
    5/ Stay on the track as far as Chalets d'Ouzon.
    6/ Continue on the track to reach Col Plan Champ.
    7/ At Col Plan Champ, take the path behind the chalet.
    8/ Stay on the path until you reach an isolated tree, then a rocky corridor equipped with a chain.
    9/ Climb the rocky corridor
    10/ At the end of the corridor, climb to the right to reach the summit.

    Return along the same path

    Set off early in the morning or late in the day to admire the sunrise or sunset over Lake Geneva from the summit of Mont Ouzon. A breathtaking image that lovers of beautiful landscapes won't soon forget!


    Free access.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    - Choose your route according to your physical condition and the weather conditions.
    - Follow the instructions for signposting.
    - Don't set off too late in the afternoon, to make sure you're back before dark.
    - Take sufficient food and water with you. Mountain sports require a lot of energy.

    Dogs must be kept on a leash due to the presence of herds.

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 31/10/2024.
    Accessible outside the snow season and subject to weather conditions. Check with the Tourist Office beforehand for current access conditions. Recommended season: spring - summer - autumn.

    • Pets welcome
    • Restaurant
    • Free car park
    • Car park


    Col du Corbier 74430 Le Biot
    Departing from : Le Biot (74430)
    Latitude : 46.283711 - Longitude : 6.644726

    Access by car from Thonon or Cluses on the D902, then the D332 to Biot, then the D32 to Col du Corbier, parking on the right as you arrive

    More informations

    Information update on 05/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée d'Aulps