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Mont Bochor discovery trail - Loop footpath

Mt. Bochor interpretive trail
Mt. Bochor interpretive trail
Mont Bochor discovery trail - Loop footpath
Credit : Pralognan-la-Vanoise Tourist Office

Description

Learn all about the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains and environment: flora, fauna, landscapes, geology, and history.
At the top station of the aerial tram, on Mt. Bochor plateau, stroll along the interpretive trail with information signs that teach you all about the surrounding environment.
Access the trailhead by taking the aerial tram or on foot starting from the village (1.5 hour hike).

Technical Information

Walking
Difficulty
Not specified
Duration
1h30mn
Dist.
6 km
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Starting point

Le Bochor , 73710 Pralognan-la-Vanoise
Lat : 45.386327Lng : 6.730179

Date and time

  • From 15/06/2024 to 15/10/2024
  • From 15/06/2025 to 15/10/2025

Additional information

Updated by

Office de Tourisme de Pralognan-la-Vanoise - 19/07/2024
www.pralognan.com
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Guidebook with maps/step-by-step

1. From the Bouquetin car park, go to the center of the village at the start of the Mont Bochor cable car.
2. After a transfer of 600 m of elevation gain in 3 minutes, you will find the start of the trail on the Bochor plateau, about 100 m after leaving the cabin. This discovery trail offers 11 reading tables on the different aspects of the Alpine landscape and environment.
You will be able to observe, depending on the type of soil and the exposure, a varied flora with the presence of a multitude of insects and butterflies (Apollo, etc.), some of which are very rare, between forest and alpine lawn. You will share the space with a herd of dairy cows.
A geological table awaits you at the highest point of the route, at 2,023 m.
Before your eyes, part of the Pralognan ski area and in the background the Aiguille de la Vanoise and the highest peak in Savoie: the Grande Casse.

VARIANTS of descent:
3. To return to the station we offer two options:
Just take the cable car back!
3. Trail no. 7 (then 17)
Reach the start of the trail by taking the pastoral route (from Pachu 2000). After the Ancolie chairlift station, take the 2nd path on the left. Steep but comfortable and well marked path that takes you directly to Pralognan (600 m drop) passing through the hamlet of Fontanettes.

Open period

From 15/06 to 15/10.

Subject to favorable weather.

Contact

Phone : 04 79 08 79 08

Email : info@pralognan.com

Website : www.pralognan.com

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Caution!
We have no information on the difficulty of this circuit. You may encounter some surprises along the way. Before you go, please feel free to inquire more and take all necessary precautions. Have a good trip! 🌳🥾