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Morzinette Alpine pasture from Avoriaz

A nice wild escape among the blueberries and marmots.

Sport Morzinette Alpine pasture from Avoriaz Avoriaz


Departing from Avoriaz (74110)
Average length : 02h35
Vertical drop : 860m
Distance : 7.1km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From Jean Vuarnet walk up towards Hauts-Forts mountain until you reach "La Bec" (altitude 1770m). The starting point of the footpath called "Morzine via les Grandes Sutes" is indicated by a signpost fixed onto the rock.
1-Follow the track which rises gently next to the cliff face (hold on children's hands) and follow the round yellow ground markers leading to "Combe du Machon" (alt 1775m). Continue to "La Chaux" (alt 1750m) and "Plan du Vieux Chalet" (alt 1710m) You will certainly hear the marmots whistling and maybe see them! Another 20min downhill and you will arrive at the Morzinette chalets.
2-Morzinette (alt 1600m) is a summer mountain pasture with traditionnal chalets and pretty view over the Ardoisière Valley.
3-Then follow the signs to "Pied de la Suette". This footpath goes quite steeply downhill through the forest to the Prodains (forest path). At the Prodains, catch the cable-car back up to Avoriaz. (running every 30min from 9am to 12.30 and from1.30pm to 6.30pm)

Altitude max : 1775m
Vertical drop : 860m


Wood signs and plastic yellow and green.

Further informations


Marmots can be seen ! The Alpine pasture is amazing for picture.


Free of charge. Skilifts in charged, included with the Multi-Pass.

Methods of payment accepted : Check, Bank/credit card, Cash


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : English, French

Don't forget to buy your skipass to take the cable-car Prodains Express or to bring your Multi-Pass.

Please keep your dog on leash during the walk.

Period of practice

From 02/07 to 28/08.
Access depending on the snow level, on weather conditions and only when the lifts are open. Before leaving find out about the access to the Tourist Office.

Subject to favorable weather.

  • Pets welcome


Place Jean Vuarnet 74110 Avoriaz
Departing from : Avoriaz (74110)
Latitude : 46.187584 - Longitude : 6.775969
Information update on 18/07/2024 by Office de Tourisme Avoriaz 1800