Bruil - Col Fenêtre de Torrent

Rhêmes-Notre-Dame

  • Difficulties:
    E - Excursionist
  • Periodo consigliato:
    dal 01/07 to 30/09
  • Departure:
    Bruil (1719 mt.)
  • Arrival:
    Col Fenêtre de Torrent (2854 mt.)
  • Difference in level:
    1.135 m
  • length:
    4.070 m
  • Duration going there:
    3h25
  • Trail sign:
    15 - AV2
  • GPS tracks:
    GPX , KML

Description of the route

From the centre of the village of Rhêmes-Notre-Dame you follow the tarmac road going down the valley for about two hundred metres until you come to La Veforche; near the car park (on your left) you take the footpath that climbs up between the meadows. You cross the bridge over the mountain torrent and continue on a zig-zag path climbing up the grassy slopes dominated by a high rock face and then cross a small coniferous wood. When you reach the grassy ridge, the trail draws a long diagonal line climbing gently as far as the Torrent mountain pastures. From here you bear left going across a large alluvial canyon which you then walk alongside over sparse pastureland as far as the foot of a rock face. Then going right you climb upwards round several bends up the steep slope with debris and pastures which leads to Col Fenêtre.

 
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