Tour des Fiz - Ibexes trail in 3 days

STRENGHTS

  • THIS ITINERARY IS FOR EXPERIENCED HIKERS (rocky areas in altitude, steep parts of trail)
  • Exceptional panorama
  • Discovery of classified site Platé : a true lunar desert.
  • Benefit from the tips of a mountain leader who will choose the itinerary depending on your levels and wishes. 

DESCRIPTION

Between Vallée du Giffre and Mont-Blanc, la chaîne des Fiz is considered as a magical site for its landscapes and nature.
A unique scenery, with Mont blanc in the backdrop and a variety of breathtaking landscapes crossing the natural reserves of Sixt,de Passy, and the classified site of Désert de Platé.
You will reach 3 mythical passes of the Fiz ranfe : Barmerousse, Portette et Dérochoir.


OPTIONs AND PRICES

With mountain leader in half-board

(Decreasing depending on number of participants)

4 persons 5 persons 6 persons 7 persons 8 persons
300 € 260 € 230 € 210 € 200 €

LEVELS

Technical
Physical
 
 
 
 
 
 

MAPS


DETAILS

  • Day 1
    Départure from Plaine Joux at 1360 m- Walk up through the chalets d'ayeres and then a trail equipped with scales and suitable handrails will drive you to Lac de Pormenaz situated in the Aiguilles Rouges range at 1950m.
    Slight ascent towards Refuge de Moede Anterne. Night.
    Vertical gain: 640m
    Day 2
    Ascent to 'Anterne pass at 2257m. You will discover lac d'Anterne at 2090m. This lake is situated in the heart of the Fiz range, in the natural reserve of Sixt-Passy populated with marmots, ptarmigan or ibexes. Descent towards col d'Anterne to go back to Plaine joux by the 4*4 roads.
    Vertical gain: 400m
    Vertical drop: 800m
  • Day 1
    From Plaine Joux at 1360m, ascent via Charbonnières until Refuge de Varan at 1620m facing a breathtaking panorama : le massif du Mont-Blanc and la chaîne des Aravis.
    Vertical gain: 400m
    Day 2
    Steep ascent until Col de Barmerousse to reach le Désert de Platé, lunar desert only accessible on foot. Night in this classified site.
    Vertical gain: 750m
    Day 3
    Ascent towards Col de la Portette at 2354m which will make you change valley, then descent by the famous dérochoir site, with large viewpoint onto Mont blanc and its valley, equipped for your security, until Plaine Joux.
    Vertical gain: 400m
    Vertical drop: 960m
  • A mountain leader will guide you on the trails.
    Booking of refuges in Half Board.
  • Personal equipment
    • Bagpack 30 L for your daily walk.
    • Bring several plastic bags to separate your belongings in your bag and to keep them waterproof.
    • Your travel bag transported by our team (the one in the minibus) should not weight more than 10-15 kg.
    • Sleeping bag (temperature between 0 to +5°).and one sleep sheet
    • Plastic or aluminium cutlery (plate, bowl, glass, fork, spoon) if option whithout meals.
    • A pocket knife.
    • Water bottle 1 liter.
    • Head or pocket lamp.
    • Sunglasses (protection 3 minimum).
    • Sun cream and lip balm.
    • Toilet kit and towel
    • Toilet papers and issues.
    • First aid kit (aspirin, compede and elastic tape, plasters, ear plugs, protection for feets).
    • Identity card or valid passport and for minors less than 18, please add permission to leave the territory. You can be controlled anytime by custom officers.
    • A camera and charger.
    • Waterproof pouch for your identity papers, emergency numbers, money.
    • Good mood and enthusiasm.
    CLOTHING :
    • Head Protection for the sun : hat or cap.
    • Protection against the cold : gloves, 1 cap or bandana.
    • 1 mountain jacket breathable and waterproof like Goretex, hood recommended
    • 1 poncho / plastic bag for you and your bag.
    • 1 polar or warm pull over
    • Tee shirts (avoid cotton underwear).
    • 1 hiking trousers.
    • 1 short.
    • Sets of change and hiking socks
    • 1 high hiking shoes .
    • 1 pair of telescopic poles (strongly recommended).
    • 1 light shoes for evenings

    Pack lunches not included - You can order one at the hut or buy food along the way.
  • With Mountain Leader
  • Departure guaranteed for 4 persons min
    30% deposit upon booking confirmation
    Balance settling 1 month before departure

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    Cancellation fees: More than 60 days before departure 5 % of total trip with a minimum of 60€ fees / person.
    • 45 to 21 days: 25 % of amount
    • 20 to 8 days: 50 % of amount
    • 7 to 2 days: 75 % of amout
    • Less than 2 days : 100 % of amount
  • Departure from Passy Plaine-Joux

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