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Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly

© Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly - Refuge de Moëde Anterne

The Grand Tour des Fiz for the whole family with 4 nights in a refuge


Day 1: Departure Passy Plaine Joux then climb to Chalets de Platé. Overnight stay at Refuge de Sales. 4h50 walking, 11km, 1200 D+, 650 D-.
Day 2: From Sales, reach the Fonts refuge via the Pleureuse and Sauffaz waterfalls and the carriage trail. Overnight at the refuge des Fonts. 3h30 walking, 9km, 400 D+, 900 D-.
Day 3: Departure from the Refuge des Fonts for the Refuge Alfred Wills via the Petit Col d'Anterne. Overnight stay at Alfred Wills. 2h35 walk, 6km, 700 D+, 250 D-.
Day 4: From Alfred Wills, join the Moëde Anterne refuge via Lac d'Anterne. Overnight stay at Moëde Anterne. 2h walking, 5km, 450 D+, 300 D-.
Day 5: Return to Plaine Joux via the Chatelet d'Ayères refuge and Lac Vert. Possibility of passing Lac de Pormenaz between Moëde and Chatelet. 2h40 walking, 7.5km, 100 D+, 750 D-.


  • Distance 38km
  • Difficulté Modéré
  • Type d'itinéraire BOUCLE
  • Dénivelé positif 2800m
  • Dénivelé négatif 2800m
  • Itinéraire balisé Yes
  • Altitude maximum 2300m

Opening period

From 15/06 to 10/09.
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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 prohibited, even on a leash

Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Passy Plaine-Joux 74190 Passy
  • Distance 38km
  • Difficulté Modéré
  • Dénivelé positif 2800m
  • Dénivelé négatif 2800m
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