Hiking - Lac de Chausse via the Chalmettes Telemix
This walk is aimed at families who wish to discover the medium altitude and take advantage of the richness of the flora and fauna in a privileged setting.
During this hike, you will enjoy a path that is surrounded by larches and cimbro pines.
Highest point: 2287 m (Lac de Chausse)
Type of route: round trip
Distance: 2.78 km
Duration: 2 h 00 (+10 min Telemix des Chalmettes)
Elevation +: 350 m
Elevation -: 350 m
At the top of the Chalmettes telemix, you have to go south along the path between larches and stone pines.
At the foot of this path, the climb begins to reach Lac de Chausse.
The walk continues by going up to another lake. But, in the middle of summer, many high-altitude lakes are dry. These are melt lakes.
To finish the loop, you have to walk on a plateau, where you will enjoy a view of the great massifs of Briançonnais.
There are two options to reach the village of Montgenèvre, either go down with the Chalmettes telemix, or take the Chemin de la Petite Doire which is at the foot of the Aigle chairlift.
- Picnic area
- Public WC
- Car park
- Pets welcome
- Accessible via ski lift
Child (6-14 years): 8.50 €.
From 04/07 to 31/08/2022, daily between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm.
- Bank/credit card
Mis à jour le 17/06/2022 – Office de Tourisme de Montgenèvre – Suggest a modification