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La Rose du Chapet n°18

La Rose du Chapet n°18

Description

Enjoy the 360° panorama at the top of the chairlift "Tête du Torraz" before go down to "Le Plan" by a forest path that passes through the hamlet of "Les Chapets".

From the chairlift arrival station, take the pedestrian path along the ski slope to reach the entrance to the trail. Go down towards "Le Plan". The whole first part is done on a line of ridges in the forest before joining trail No. 16 in the forest always. Follow the directions "L’Armoy" then "Le Plan". Possibility of going back to the hamlet of Chapets.

TO HAVE :
The 360 ​​° view of the Mont-Blanc Massif, the Aravis range, or the Beaufortain.

TO KNOW :
A few years ago still lived Rose, an old lady who stayed all year in the hamlet of Chapets. She lived on her rabbit farms, her garden and cultivated strawberries. She went down to the village every week whatever the weather, to attend Sunday mass.

Technical informations

This circuit was updated on: 24/02/2024
6.2 km
3 h
max. 1922 m
min. 1191 m
65 m
765 m
Styles : MountainForest
Public : Experienced hikers

Altimetric profile

Starting point

Unnamed Road , 73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.861805Lng : 6.532559

Points of interest

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Shuttle Bus

The free shuttle service named Giett’Bus links your accomodation to the bottom of the ski slopes of the Portes du Mont-Blanc ski area. Let yourself be transported !

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The Chapel of Le Plan

The chapel of Le Plan was built at the end of the 1860s at the initiative of Abbé J.M. Jiguet and the local residents. Blessed in 1870 under the protection of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the chapel is in neo-gothic style.

Le Plan 73590 La Giettaz
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La Grande Rare chair lift

Hikers, mountain bikers, paragliders or contemplators, the La Grande Rare chairlift takes you to 1426 meters and allows you to access the Tête du Torraz chairlift where you will enjoy the most beautiful 360° panorama of the Val d'Arly.

72 place du Croisse Baulet 73590 La Giettaz
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Le Torraz chair lift

Walkers, mountain bikers, paragliders or people seeking peace and quiet will all appreciate the Torraz chair lift taking them up to an altitude of 1930 m to enjoy the most beautiful panoramic view in the Val d’Arly.

72 Place du Croisse Baulet 73590 La Giettaz
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"La Tête du Torraz" - Panoramic views

A superb peak, an exceptional balcony overlooking the Aravis mountains. Its mind-boggling 360° views are worth seeing. The peak is one of the features on the Pays du Mont-Blanc et des Balcons de l’Arly hiking tour, following the length of the ridge.

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La Datcha

In Plan, winter at the foot of the ski slopes of La Giettaz; in summer at the start of hiking and mountain biking trails. Johann offers traditional and refined cuisine based on local products. Expert in organizing dream weddings in the mountains.

Le Plan 73590 La Giettaz
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Sledging slope - Les Puginières

Safe sledging slope created above the village. Open to everyone, children must be accompanied by parents/adults. Subject to sufficient snow cover.With banked turns, perfect for both kids and grown-ups, challenges and laughter guaranteed.

Les Puginières 73590 La Giettaz
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Foodtruck 1930

FoodTruck 1930 Tête du Torraz: we invite you to enjoy a moment of relaxation while tasting our specialties: "farcement", potato fritters, cold meats, minestrone soup, hot dogs, waffles, ice creams, pancakes, drinks… In an exceptional setting, change of scenery guaranteed!Summer and winter , the 1930 FoodTruck welcomes you at an altitude of 1930m! Summer: Bivouac formula on reservation and VTTAE recharging. Take advantage of the chairlifts departing from Le Plan.

Tête du Torraz 73590 La Giettaz
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Date and time

  • From 15/12/2024 to 15/04/2025
  • From 15/12/2025 to 15/04/2026

Additional information

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SAFETY AND RULES OF GOOD CONDUCT:
Before starting any hike, walk or outdoor activity, be sure to read the safety and good conduct rules!

INFORMATION:
Piste service: 04 79 32 92 67
Val d'Arly Tourist Office, Giettaz Office: 04 79 32 91 90

Location complements

Accessibility possible via the Giett'Bus (Le Plan stop).
Opening hours at the Tourist Office.
Start of the trail at the top of the "Grande Rare" and "Tête du Torraz" chairlifts.

Topo guides and map references

Topo guides references :
Map of the SNOWSHOE - SKI HIKING routes in Val d'Arly on sale for €2.50 in the Val d'Arly tourist offices.

Map references :
Map of the SNOWSHOE - SKI HIKING routes in Val d'Arly on sale for €2.50 in the Val d'Arly tourist offices.

Type of land

Non-groomed itinerary

Contact

Phone : 04 79 32 91 90

Email : sentiers@valdarly-montblanc.com

Open period

From 15/12 to 15/04.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Updated by

Office de Tourisme du Val d'Arly - 23/02/2024
www.valdarly-montblanc.com
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