Haute Route Day 3: Mauvoisin to Cabane de Chanrion, via the Col de Tsofeiret

Total walking time: 3-4 hours, 980m of ascent, 200m of descent.

Hiking Moderate

Distance
9.9 km
Ascent
1 km
Descent
404 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
16˚
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Haute Route Day 3: Mauvoisin to Cabane de Chanrion, via the Col de Tsofeiret Map

Description

From Champex, take a taxi across the Rhone valley and up a mountain road to drop you close to the Lac de Mauvoisin. From here, trek to the Cabane de Chanrion. For the first hour, you walk on a good path just above the lake before heading up to cross the Col de Tsofeiret at 2643m where you make the short descent to the hut for an overnight stay.

Difficulty

Moderate

Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

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