10 adventures

Refuge de Chésery to Samoëns

Refuge de Chésery to Samoëns

Portes du Soleil
25.8 km709 m1,988 m
A long but pleasant day walking. Starting in Switzerland, you will soon cross back into France from where a long descent takes you to the Alpine town of Samoëns.
Moderate
Private
Hike to the Lac Vert (Chésery)

Hike to the Lac Vert (Chésery)

Portes du Soleil
17.3 km473 m1,375 m
Panoramic hike to the idyllic Lac Vert ("Green Lake") near the mountain pass that gave this international holiday region its name: the Portes du Soleil.
Difficult
Private
From Croix de Culet over the Col de Cou pass to Champéry

From Croix de Culet over the Col de Cou pass to Champéry

Portes du Soleil
17.6 km419 m1,316 m
Panoramic hike to a dramatic border pass at the top of the Val d'Illiez. Scenic cable car ride, working alpine farms, idyllic barme plateau, charming mountain restaurants.
Severe
Private
Loop from Champéry to Lacs d’Antème

Loop from Champéry to Lacs d’Antème

Portes du Soleil
16.2 km1,144 m1,144 m
Scenic loop to an idyllic lake high on the Dents du Midi. Highlights include a historical cliff trail, abundant alpine flowers and a welcoming mountain cabin.
Severe
Private
La Cabane de Susanfe CAS

La Cabane de Susanfe CAS

Portes du Soleil
8.7 km1,117 m51 m
Difficult
Private
Roc et Lac de Tavaneuse
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Roc et Lac de Tavaneuse

Portes du Soleil
8.0 km1,000 m999 m
An accessible summit and lake combination.
Difficult
Private
Roundtrip Roc Coupé – Bonavau - Champéry

Roundtrip Roc Coupé – Bonavau - Champéry

Portes du Soleil
12.1 km666 m666 m
Circuit offering a taste of the exceptional variety of the Champéry mountains: sparkling rivers, peaceful forests, lush pastures - and the spectacular passage of the Roc Coupé.
Difficult
Private
Rund um die Dents-du-Midi

Rund um die Dents-du-Midi

Portes du Soleil
52.8 km4,386 m4,386 m
On the tracks of the tour of the Dents-du-Midi (TDM), the complete circumnavigation of the Dents-du-Midi, around the entire mountain range.
Severe
Private
La Chapelle d'Abondance to Refuge de Chésery

La Chapelle d'Abondance to Refuge de Chésery

Portes du Soleil
24.0 km1,575 m614 m
A long but beautiful day of walking from France into Switzerland and to the wonderfully located Refuge de Chésery.
Moderate
Private
Across Vallon de They to the sources of the Vièze

Across Vallon de They to the sources of the Vièze

Portes du Soleil
16.8 km815 m814 m
Loop through the pristine Vallon de They to the sources of the River Vièze: a water-themed walk from peaceful woodland to idyllic alpine lakes.
Severe
Private