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Place du 11 Novembre
74300 Cluses
04 50 96 69 69
Panoramic view
Croix du Felay
Cenise Pass - Hike

Cenise Pass - Hike

Credit : Barbara Rhumel

This hike is ideal for families with children from 4 years old. The flat path will take you over the splendid landscapes over the Bargy mountain range.
Starting point : car park on Les Frachets Plateau in Mont-Saxonnex, near the farm

From Les Frachets (car-park) to La Croix du Felay : 25 mins
On foot, follow the road starting in front of Les Frachets farm. The slope is gentle and the path wide. You will cross the alpine pastures until la Croix du Felay (a cross).

From La Croix du Felay to Cenise Pass : 10mins
From the cross, follow the path. The wide plateau opens in front of you and you will be able to see the Rochers de Leschaux on your right and le Bargy mountain range on your left.

From the Pass to the car-park :
Go back with the same route.

To do more from Cenise Pass :
* Les Rochets de Leschaux : 1h05mins (one-way) for good hikers
* Le Jalouvre (for very good hikers, very delicate passage on the Razor's Pass, route not signed) : 2h50mins (one way)
* Lessy's Lake (not signed) : 1h40mins

2 km
1 h 5 mn
max. 1725 m
min. 1571 m
150 m
150 m

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Les Frachets
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Lat : 46.02736Lng : 6.4645
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Updated by

Cluses Arve & montagnes Tourisme - 23/10/2020

Open period

From 01/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable weather.

Reception conditions for animals

Natural Zone of Interest for Ecology, Flora and Fauna and farms : dogs must be imperatively leashed to respect the fauna, flora and herds.

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