Courchevel Village
Monday 9.00am – 12.30pm (by car):
Merlet lake: Discovery of the Avals valley through La Plata pass, Merlet lake and return by Signal d'Ariondaz.
Departure: 8.45am, Courchevel Moriond bus stop and 10-mn drive.
Difference in altitude: 250 m, level blue. Distance: 9 km

Wednesday 2.00pm – 5.30pm:
The rock path: Mainly a downhill itinerary on the right side of the chamois path. Impraticable in winter because of ice falls except for chamois! Smooth itinerary in summer. Return in shuttle bus.
Departure: 2.00pm, Courchevel Moriond bus stop. Return in shuttle bus from Le Praz at around 5.00pm (walk back 10 min).
Difference in altitude: +100 m, -350 m, level blue. Distance : 8 km

Thursday 8.45am – 4.15pm (by car):
Waterfalls plan: Remarkable watercourses arrangments and use of the slope. Picnic near the stream in a specially equipped area. Return on a playful path.
Meeting point: 9.00am, Saint-Bon bus stop to carshare. Return at around 4.15pm.
Difference in altitude: 610 m, level dark blue. Distance: 10 km


Thursday 8.45am – 4.15pm (by car):
La Tour du Merle : Listed site. Hens had to be shoed so that they would not fall in the slope. Discover men’s ingenuity face to the hill.
Meeting point: 9.00am, Saint-Bon bus stop to carshare.
Difference in altitude: 410 m, level dark blue. Distance: 10 km

Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm (by car):
Park’s Chamois: Partially out of track itinerary to come closer to this mountain lord!
Meeting point: 8.10am, Saint-Bon bus stop to carshare.
Difference in altitude: 1150 m, level red. Distance: 15 km

Friday 1.45pm – 4.30pm:
Marmots: Walk in the pastures of Courchevel to observe marmots.
Departure: 1.45pm, on foot, from Le Zénith in Courchevel Moriond. .
Difference in altitude: 100 m, level green. Distance: 3 km

Saturday 7.45am – 6.30pm:
La Tournette – Annecy lake: Ascent through the pastures and wonderful rocky pathway. Picnic at the pass, climb to the top for the most adventurous ones. Return through the pastures on the South side. Bathing in the lake on the way back.
Meeting point: 7.55am, Saint-Bon bus stop to carshare.
Difference in altitude: 1110 m, level red and/or black (top). Distance: 13 km


Saturday 8.30am – 5.00pm :
Plassa-Portetta circuit: Rocher de la Plassa is a natural and very high panoramic viewpoint located in Pralognan but accessible on foot from Courchevel. From up there, we will see the Mont Blanc, Vanoise glaciers and we will talk about the history of alpinism. Return by Brèche de Portetta.
Departure: 8.30am, on foot, Le Zénith bus stop.
Difference in altitude: 1230 m, level red/black. Distance : 11 km

Equipment: for these mountain outings, I recommend a small backpack with water (1 L/pers.), a fruit (better than a cereal bar), warm clothes, a raincoat, sunglasses, sunscreen and generous picnic or snack for the morning outings.

Full day: 20€
Half-day: 10€

Marmots outing - Free for children under 6 years old if accompanied by an adult (max. 4)

The guide reserves the right not to accept any person being unregistered, unequipped (shoes, backpack, drink), late or having an inappropriate behaviour.

Registration: online or in the resort at Club Hôtel Maeva 1650, Club Hôtel Maeva 1850, Pierre et Vacances Chalets du Forum and Bureau des Guides.


Pascal BREYTON - Chalet Sandrine - Rue des Grangettes - 73120 - Courchevel Village
Phone : +33 (0) 680 33 56 11 - Fax : +33 (0) 479 22 91 58 -

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