Family, easy and pleasant hike that offers an aerian view of the Arve valley. Varan is an alpine pasture at the base of the Aiguilles de Varan. The sunny terrace of the refuge has a unique view of the Mont-Blanc.
The trail begins at Coudray car park. Take the 4x4 track through the forest following the signs in the direction of Varan. At the exit of the forest, leave the 4x4 track and take a trail to your right, in the direction of shelter. Variant : you can continue to follox the 4x4 track to the shelter (longer but easier slope).
To return, you can take the same itinerary to the Coudray car-park.
max. 1601 m
min. 1103 m
Excursion possible on snow-shoes or ski touring skis in winter (depending on conditions).
Office de Tourisme de Passy - 06/10/2018
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It is possible to do this walk with a mountain guide. Please contact the Tourist office in Passy.
Spend a night at Varan refuge hut to extend your stay and enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding mountains.