• Sport

Pointe de la Galoppaz from Lindar

This itinerary is a great way for families to discover a beautiful summit in the southern part of the Massif des Bauges. The Pointe de la Galoppaz rises skywards from the valley, but is easy to reach. At the summit, picnic in front of a 360° panorama!

Sport Pointe de la Galoppaz from Lindar Aillon-le-Jeune


Departing from Aillon-le-Jeune (73340)
Average length : 04h00
Total elevation gain : 520m
Vertical drop : 520m
Distance : 6.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

D/ Parking du Rond-Point du Lindar.

1/ Follow the path down to the stream, then up the other side, crossing the forest track to reach the Col de la Buffaz.

2/ At the pass, turn left onto the path that climbs again.

3/ Cross an enclosure and continue up to the summit at 1681 m. (about 45 minutes from the pass).

4/ Take the same route back.

This route takes you through mountain pastures. Herds may be present. Remember to close the gates behind you to prevent the animals escaping.
If you have a dog, keep it on a lead to avoid frightening the herd.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 520m
Altitude max : 1681m
Vertical drop : 520m

Map references

Map IGN3432OT Top 25 Massif des Bauges

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    Free of charge.


    Animals allowed

    To find out more about the patous, here is a link to a video presenting the patou, produced by the Parc Naturel des Bauges :

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 31/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome
    • Free car park
    • Car park


    Rond-point du Lindar 73340 Aillon-le-Jeune
    Departing from : Aillon-le-Jeune (73340)
    Latitude : 45.570501 - Longitude : 6.084629

    More informations

    Information update on 17/04/2024 by Grand Chambéry Alpes Tourisme