Distance: 23.6 km
Duration (average) : 9h
Level: Reserved for experts/confirmed
Level: Black level - Very difficult
Elevation: 970 D +
Departure: Voreppe
Yellow paint markings and directional posts at the main intersections (if there is no marking, stay on the main road)
In the mountains
Recommended period (s): Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring
Chimney of Mont-Saint-Martin to be crossed with caution. Be careful, after the Gourhauts waterfall, be careful when crossing the Roize (cable).


Reserved for seasoned hikers! The peaceful landscape of the Monastery of Chalais quickly gives way to a mountain atmosphere during the ascent of the chimney of Mont-Saint-Martin. Forests, meadows, mountain pastures, grandiose sceneries and great panoramas ...

You can also shorten your hike after the night at the Banettes chalet with a return via the Orzier fireplace.

Tour stages:
- Chalais Monastery
- Chimney of Mont St Martin
- Spain
- Foot of the Côte Charvet
- Côte Charvet
- Chalet des Banettes
- Vararey Meadow
- Col d'Hurtière
- Pass of the Sûre
- The Great Sauer
- Pass of the Sûre
- Velor
- The Combe des Veaux
- The Infernet
- Charminella
- Roize shelter
- Chalais Monastery

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Home of animals

  • Animals accepted: not communicated


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Objective Grand Sure

Departure from the monastery of Chalais

38340 Voreppe

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