Le granit

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Il y a 70 000 ans commence la dernière glaciation dite de « Würm ». Tous les glaciers du Mont-Blanc se réunissent par écoulement pour former le grand glacier de l’Arve qui remplit totalement sa vallée. Il transporte en abondance des blocs de granit depuis le cœur du Massif du Mont-Blanc. En se retirant il dépose les moraines du Fayet, de Domancy, de Combloux...

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Outing "the story of the granite men"

The path (approximately 1km long) is located at the entrance of Combloux when you come from Sallanches. It goes along a forest where you will still find granite carried and left by glaciers 15 000 years ago.

Pierre Laurenzio - Granite stone carver

Combloux's own stone carvers and Granite specialists for three generations; the Laurenzio family has been working in the Mont Blanc area since 1967 and is well known for their working methods, ethics and for their astounding results.