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Tour des Fiz: Tour of 7 refuges in 2 days #intensive

© Tour des Fiz: Tour of 7 refuges in 2 days #intensive - Arnaud Lesueur 2023

A trail running ahead? Get ready with this 50km course and almost 3800m EG!


Day 1: Depart Plaine Joux, climb to Platé via Les Egratz. Then head for the refuge de Sales. Pass the Cascades de la Pleureuse and de la Sauffaz, the Cascade du Rouget and then climb up to the Grenairon refuge. 10h15 walking, 24km, 2200 EG, 1650 EL.
Day 2: reach the Fonts hut, then the Alfred Wills hut. Pass Lac d'Anterne and Lac de Pormenaz on the Argentières trail. Return to Plaine Joux via the Chatelet d'Ayères and Lac Vert. 10h30 walking, 26.5km, 1650 EG, 2200 EL

It's all modular: organize your hut stops as you wish!


  • Distance 50km
  • Type d'itinéraire BOUCLE
  • Dénivelé positif 3850m
  • Dénivelé négatif 3850m
  • Itinéraire balisé Yes

Opening period

From 15/06 to 10/09.
Check refuge openings at
From November to May, the route is cleared. Snow may still be present in spring.
In winter, access to the Tour des Fiz is not recommended (high-level ski mountaineering only).

Accessible outside the snow season and depending on weather conditions. Please check with the Tourist Offices beforehand for current access conditions and the opening hours of refuges along the route.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Adapted tourism

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair



Pets allowed : No

Itinerary in a nature reserve: dogs forbidden, even on a leash.

Tour des Fiz: Tour of 7 refuges in 2 days #intensive
Passy Plaine-Joux 74190 Passy
  • Distance 50km
  • Dénivelé positif 3850m
  • Dénivelé négatif 3850m
  • Type d'itinéraire BOUCLE
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