Instead of riding the lift, follow this hike to reach the top of the Palafour Lift and extend the Aiguille Percée hike.

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

Instead of riding the Palafour Chairlift to access the Aiguille Percée route, follow this hike from the base area (near the Office de Tourisme) up to the top of the Palafour Lift. Stay focused on the path you are on and don’t be distracted by the trails reserved for mountain biking (VTT) nearby.

Instead, follow the signs for Aiguille Percée. The route ascends continuously, and often with some steeper parts.

Despite being steep, this trail is relatively easy.

No scrambling is required. Once at the top of Palafour lift, continue following signs for Aiguille Percée and use the description provided under "L'Aiguille Percée" adventure.