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Les chalets et l'Aouille du Criou
Les chalets et l'Aouille du Criou

Les chalets et l'Aouille du Criou

This hike takes you to the summit of the Criou, the symbolic mountain towering over the town of Samoëns. There is a breathtaking panoramic view from the summit over the Giffre Valley, Mont Buet, Rousse des Chambres and Les Dents Blanches.
Time taken: 5 hours
Starting altitude: 717 m
Finishing altitude: 2,207 m
Particular difficulties: none up to the chalets at Le Criou. The ridge at the top of Aouille du Criou overlooks the very sharp drop of the north face of the Criou.
Itinerary for guidance only.

15 km
8 h
max. 2188 m
min. 962 m
1490 m
1490 m

Altimetric profile

Starting point

74340 Samoëns
Lat : 46.071712Lng : 6.747022
54 d
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L'Aouille du Criou

At an altitude of 2,207 metres, the Aouille (peaks in patois) of the...Read more

Lat : 46.095377Lng : 6.761999
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Folly mountain refuge

Starting point of many hikes and circuits, the Refuge du Folly will...Read more

Lat : 46.102905Lng : 6.772175
1560 m
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Crossing the Tête du Vuargne

This aerial route is a wonderful viewpoint over the Chablais, Haut...Read more

Lat : 46.131513Lng : 6.705113
1825 m
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Hamlet of Les Vallons

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Lat : 46.075285Lng : 6.74243
713 m

Date and time

  • From 15/06/2024 to 15/09/2024

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Open period

From 15/06 to 15/09.

Updated by

Office de Tourisme de Samoëns - 19/06/2023
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