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Randonnée : Les chalets de Pertuis

Walking/pedestrian at Abondance
10.4 km
Walking/pedestrian
4h
Medium
  • Hiking in the "Mont de Grange" hunting reserve, which has more than 500 chamois deer and mouflon sheep. Pertuis is also an area where marmottes have been reintroduced. Enjoy your walk.

    Departing from the main D22 road at "Les Carres" (before Abondance).. Cross the bridge over the river Dranse, and turn left. Follow signs to Pertuis. At the chalets "chez les Ouyes", turn left onto the path that takes you to the chalets at "Le Chon".

    After the last chalets in Le Chon, take the path that...
    Hiking in the "Mont de Grange" hunting reserve, which has more than 500 chamois deer and mouflon sheep. Pertuis is also an area where marmottes have been reintroduced. Enjoy your walk.

    Departing from the main D22 road at "Les Carres" (before Abondance).. Cross the bridge over the river Dranse, and turn left. Follow signs to Pertuis. At the chalets "chez les Ouyes", turn left onto the path that takes you to the chalets at "Le Chon".

    After the last chalets in Le Chon, take the path that goes up on your right. Below, you can now see Richebourg.

    Arriving at the crossing at "Chable de la Plagne", follow the direction of Pertuis on your left. After 5 min, the path of Pertuis diverges to the right towards the pasture land. Continue on the trail until you reach the summer settlement of Pertuis where you can admire its location within this ancient glacial valley and the remains of a small mountain Lac (a lake dug by the glacier) which dries in late summer and the wide lateral moraine.

    Descending, you have a choice between following the route you ascended or a short way down you can take the path on the left which climbs towards "Belair" ridge at (1783 m) before the trail descends towards the "chalets de Leschaux" and onwards towards the chalets of Plaine Joux. From there, head towards "Chosalets", then "des Ouyes". You then rejoin the route you ascended at "Ouyes". Continue down to "Les Carres.
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
Points of interest
1 Mont de Grange summit
Culminating at 2432m altitude, the Mont de Grange dominates the Abondance valley. The massif is part of the European network Natura 2000 (1,261 hectares) since 2003 and is a game reserve.<br/>The most discreet hikers can observe chamois, marmots, ptarmigan, foxes ... As well as many mountain flowers.

Natura 2000 is a network of protected natural sites across Europe, identified for the rarity or fragility of their wild species, and the natural habitats that house them. The objective is to preserve the biodiversity of these spaces in the long term without banishing all human activities and to enhance the natural heritage of this territory. Natura 2000 is not a nature reserve in the strict sense.
2 La Chapelle d'Abondance Tourist Office
La Chapelle Tourisme offers the following services:
- various information
- entertainment ticket office
- free wifi internet access point
- accommodation availability center
- sale of hiking trail maps, mountain biking, snowshoeing, posters<br/>La Chapelle d'Abondance Tourisme is at your disposal for all the various information concerning the village resort of La Chapelle d'Abondance and its surrounding villages in the Pays d'Evian Abondance Valley as well as neighboring Switzerland.
The tourist office offers free hiking maps and snowshoeing, trail and mountain biking for free.
The office is equipped with a post with free WiFi Internet access with printer. The building is equipped with public toilets with disabled access and changing table.
3 Tourist office of Abondance
Abondance Tourism welcome you and inform about the cultural and sportive activites in Abondance and in the region. We give you advices about the accomodation for one week ou several days.<br/>Abondance Tourism propose you differents services :
- Informations about Abondance, the Valley of Abondance, the Pays d'Evian and the Region.
- Availabilities about the accomodation.
- Informations and adevices for the hikes : maps and book guides on sale.
- Tickets on sale of the shutlle of the Valley of Abondance.
- Registartions for entertainments and guided hikes.
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