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Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly

Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly
Tour des Fiz: Tour of the 6 Refuges in 5 days #familyfriendly

Description

The Grand Tour des Fiz for the whole family with 4 nights in a refuge
Day 1: Departure Passy Plaine Joux then climb to Chalets de Platé. Overnight stay at Refuge de Sales. 4h50 walking, 11km, 1200 D+, 650 D-.
Day 2: From Sales, reach the Fonts refuge via the Pleureuse and Sauffaz waterfalls and the carriage trail. Overnight at the refuge des Fonts. 3h30 walking, 9km, 400 D+, 900 D-.
Day 3: Departure from the Refuge des Fonts for the Refuge Alfred Wills via the Petit Col d'Anterne. Overnight stay at Alfred Wills. 2h35 walk, 6km, 700 D+, 250 D-.
Day 4: From Alfred Wills, join the Moëde Anterne refuge via Lac d'Anterne. Overnight stay at Moëde Anterne. 2h walking, 5km, 450 D+, 300 D-.
Day 5: Return to Plaine Joux via the Chatelet d'Ayères refuge and Lac Vert. Possibility of passing Lac de Pormenaz between Moëde and Chatelet. 2h40 walking, 7.5km, 100 D+, 750 D-.

Technical Information

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Difficulty
Easy
Dist.
38 km
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Starting point

Passy Plaine-Joux , 74190 Passy
Lat : 45.950704Lng : 6.739002

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Refuge des Fonts

Refuge located at the entrance of the wild Cirque des Fonts. The Fonts alpine pasture reveals itself as a jewel in a setting of unspoiled nature.A former alpine chalet, the refuge opened in 1926 is accessible to everyone in around an hour and a half of walking, we discover it overlooking a small hamlet of around forty alpine chalets, at the foot of Mont-Buet.

Cirque des Fonts 33 Chemin de la Combe des Tattes 74740 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
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Mountain Refuge Hut: Moëde-Anterne

Situated on the Tour des Fiz, the Tour du Pays du Mont Blanc and the Tour des Aiguilles Rouges, the refuge de Moëde offers a stopover overlooking the Mont Blanc range.The refuge offers basic shelter for hikers, with shared dormitories and rudimentary sanitary facilities. The services provided at the refuge are limited, and one should not expect comfortable amenities. However, the refuge offers a strategic location for hikers wishing to stop off in the area and enjoy the panoramic views. Meals on offer are simple and limited in quantity, in keeping with supply conditions at altitude. Reservations at the refuge are recommended due to limited capacity. All in all, the Moëde Anterne refuge offers basic accommodation for hikers wishing to explore the Tour des Fiz region.

181 grande rue Allende Sur le tour des Fiz 74190 Passy
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Refuge de Sales

Refuge located in a preserved valley in the heart of the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval nature reserve. Family hike appreciated for its numerous waterfalls amidst ibex, chamois and marmots.Occupied by former alpine chalets, the Vallon de Sales is known for its access dotted with waterfalls, for the Dérochoir and its view of the Mont-Blanc massif and for the Platé Desert, geological curiosity. Roland and Elisabeth Mogenier created the refuge out of love for the mountains and nature in 1981, they were the guardians of the place for 32 years. Their children continued their family activity with the same values of simplicity, authenticity and respect for nature, while adding a touch of modernity, fantasy and dynamism.

Alpage de Sales adresse postale : 141 route du chemin de Fer 74740 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
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Alfred Wills mountain refuge

Authentic, simple and good quality, this mountain refuge hut is located at the "Chalets d'Anterne". Accessible from Sixt in two hours via the beautiful waterfall of La Pleureuse. it is advisable to arrive in the afternoon to allow time to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding pastures. For children from 5.This eco-friendly alpine chalet offers a simple welcome for 2 to 10 people. Duvets and pillows are provided. Facilities include a shower, three toilets and wash-basins. Bring your own sheet sleeping bag, or hire one of ours. The team has created a mountain ambiance with typical dishes and a choice of organic wines. During the day we offer baked ham and cheese, omelettes, selection of cold meats, home-made bilberry tart and drinks. Dinner : (Following resupply) : home-made soup, roti-polenta or fondue, home-made dessert. Departure possible from Plaine Joux as part of the tour des Fiz

Alpage d'Anterne 74740 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
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Lake: Lac d'Anterne

This lake is located at the heart of the Fiz mountain range in the nature reserve of Sixt-Passy. Accessible only by foot from Sixt Fer à Cheval or from Passy by Anterne mountain pass.Altitude 2000 m. Covering an area of 10 hectares, this lake lies at the bottom of an alpine circus surrounded by peaks, north of the Fiz cliff face. Although the surrounding environment appears to be rather wild, marmots and ibex still live here.

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Date and time

  • From 15/06/2024 to 10/09/2024
  • From 15/06/2025 to 10/09/2025

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Office de Tourisme de Passy - 24/06/2024
www.passy-mont-blanc.com
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Reception conditions for animals

Itinerary in a nature reserve: dogs prohibited, even on a leash

Open period

From 15/06 to 10/09.
Check shelter openings at www.monrefugeaupaysdumontblanc.com

From November to May, the route is cleared. Snow may still be present in spring.
In winter, access to the Tour des Fiz is not recommended (high-level ski mountaineering only).

Accessible outside the snow season and depending on weather conditions. Please check with the Tourist Offices beforehand for current access conditions and the opening hours of refuges along the route.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Contact

Phone : 04 50 58 80 52

Email : info@passy-mont-blanc.com

Website : www.passy-mont-blanc.com

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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! 🌳🥾