• Sport

The birds trail

A trail to discover mountain birds, particularly those that can be seen in Châtel. From the summit of the Col de Bassachaux to the summit of the Rochassons, you can learn to recognise them and discover their habitat, food and nesting habits.

Sport The birds trail Châtel


Departing from Châtel (74390)
Average length : 01h00
Total elevation gain : 150m
Vertical drop : 150m
Distance : 2.6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the Col de Bassachaux take the wide road (GR5), along the route that continues to the summit of Les Rochassons. The return journey is the same way.

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    Free access.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

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

    Period of practice

    From 15/06 to 15/09.

    Subject to favorable weather.

    • Pets welcome
    • Car park


    Col de Bassachaux 74390 Châtel
    Departing from : Châtel (74390)
    Latitude : 46.221712 - Longitude : 6.772299

    Access: Col de Bassachaux accessible by car. Large car park at the start of the trail. Refreshment bar and snacks available at the trailhead.

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
    Information update on 04/06/2024 by Châtel Tourisme