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The ridges of La Balme

Clear your head along the crests of La Balme, a family trail at an altitude of over 2000 metres.

Sport The ridges of La Balme Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves


Departing from Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves (73530)
Average length : 01h00
Total elevation gain : 40m
Vertical drop : 40m
Distance : 1.5km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the arrival point of the Plan du Moulin chairlift, take this wide slope accessible to all and offering a breathtaking 360-degree view over the whole valley. Between views of the glaciers of the Grandes Rousses Massif and the Ecrins, you can also enjoy an unforgettable picnic break facing the Aiguilles d'Arves: the choice is yours!

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 40m
Altitude max : 1550m
Vertical drop : 40m

Further informations


From the arrival point of the Plan du Moulin Express chairlift, turn left along the 4*4 track to follow the ridge towards the arrival point of the Blanchards chairlift. Continue along the ridge to the viewpoint at the end of the path, overlooking the Roche Noire ski lift. Take the same route back.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Adapted to all-terrain strollers

  • Pets welcome
  • Car park
  • Free car park



Plan du Moulin 73530 Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves
Departing from : Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves (73530)
Latitude : 45.206838 - Longitude : 6.207994
Information update on 29/09/2023 by Office de Tourisme de Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves