The letter carrier's path from Valloire - VTTAE itinerary


This route is a variant of the Balcons de Valloire and takes you to Valmeinier, on the postman's path. A nice hook that will give you very beautiful passages in the national forest.

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Technical level: blue
Physical level: medium

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Departure - From the tourist office, head up the rue des Grandes Alpes towards the hamlet of Les Verneys, 1 - Once you've crossed the bridge, walk along the parking lot to take the footbridge on the left of the main road to follow the "Vitta Vittel" fitness trail2 - Once you've arrived in front of the equestrian center, follow the wide dirt path to the right of the building. After a short climb, you'll see the Chapelle Saint Pierre. 3 - Continue upwards and, once you've passed the Montissot chairlift, take the bridge on your left. Continue along the path and fork right to reach the Geneuil chapel, point rogerueil. 4 - At Geneuil, you'll pass a drinking-water fountain where you can quench your thirst. 5 - Continue on the uphill path, passing the Edelweiss restaurant, then follow the signs for Chapelle des Trois Croix (passing through the national forest). 6 - A little before you arrive, you can turn right in the direction of Valmeinier (it's possible to go as far as Chapelle des Trois Croix). 7 - Follow the 4x4 track (Arméra ski run) which will take you past the TS des grandes droses. 8 - At the lycée, take the return path which will take you to the Chapelle des Trois Croix - 9 - Once you've reached the chapel, turn left towards the hamlet of Col. 10 - You'll pass through the hamlets of Les Granges and Les Choseaux-Ville before returning to the Valloire Tourist Office.


- The routes you take are your own responsibility. You must choose a route adapted to your physical and technical capacity. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact mountain professionals.

- Find out about the weather conditions before your departure.

- Be properly equipped to practice hiking in complete safety and deal with the vagaries of the weather.

Tell someone if you are leaving alone and prefer a morning departure so as not to be surprised by the night.

The letter carrier's path from Valloire - VTTAE itinerary

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