Walk No. 47 - Tour of the Upper Giffre on foot
This superb tour combines several hikes set out in the guide published by the Upper Giffre association.
It enables you to explore all the facets of the Upper Giffre: the valley, its history and its population, the forests, the mountain pastures, and the mountain trails that provide some splendid panoramic views. The tour takes 6 or 11 days to complete and is intended for experienced hikders.
Starting altitude: 1,691m
Finishing altitude: 1,770 m
Particular difficulties: none
Recommended period June to the first snowfalls.
Itinerary for guidance only.
- Distance 75km
- Type d'itinéraire Aller simple
- Dénivelé positif 6287m
- Dénivelé négatif 6288m
- Itinéraire balisé Yes
- Nature du terrain Rock, Stone, Ground, Not suitable for strollers
- Altitude maximum 2555m
From 01/07 to 31/08.
Subject to favorable weather.
Access by car:
From Cluses, drive to Taninges (D 902), then to Samoëns Village via Morillon or Taninges. Park at the Grand Massif Express parking lot, at the entrance of Samoëns Village (South). Departure on foot from the Giffre Bridge, between the camping and the GME.
Pets allowed : No