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Vallorcine

Via Ferrata de la cascade de Bérard

Address

18 Rte du Montet
74660 Vallorcine

How do I get there?

About

Starting from the hamlet of Le Buet, the new via ferrata of the Bérard waterfall meanders on either side of the gorge of the Bérard torrent in a fresh and invigorating atmosphere.

The site of the Bérard waterfall is about 600 m west of the hamlet of Buet in Vallorcine at an average altitude of 1400 m.

The route consists of a series of Tibetan bridges, a wooden footbridge, a beam, monkey bridges, interspersed with climbs on bars, crossings on handrails and pedals until exiting on the right bank of waterfall fall.

A loophole is found after the wooden footbridge on the right bank and brings you back to the access route.

After this sporting adventure, consider crossing the footbridge that leads to the refreshment bar to go refresh yourself or have something to eat and discover the cultural aspect of the site by visiting the Grotte à Farinet.

Difficulty: AD+
Length: 400m
Travel time: 1h to 1h30
Minimum height: 1m40

MANDATORY MATERIAL:
- Climbing and mountaineering helmet
- Climbing and mountaineering harness

SPECIAL VIA FERRATA SET INCLUDING:
- Standard "via ferrata" absorber adapted
to the weight of the participant
- 2 progression lanyards
- Short rest lanyard with carabiner

INDIVIDUAL BELAY:
By clipping the lifeline (cable running through the entire via ferrata with specific lanyards equipped with a shock absorber
Always keep a clipped lanyard when going through splits.

Children under 40 kg must be supervised, the rope must pass through the belay pins.

The unsupervised user is solely responsible for his safety, he knows how to recognize the conditions favorable to his commitment to the course; in case of doubt or lack of knowledge, he must approach professionals to ensure his safety.

Location details

  • Public transport stop within 500 m
  • In the mountains
  • Bus stop within 500 m
  • River or river within 300 m
  • At the water's edge
  • TER stop (regional train) less than 500 m away

Depart from the Buet car park, follow the signs for the Berard waterfall - 20 minutes.

Opening

Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
Mondays Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesdays Open
Thursdays Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
  • Further information : Subject to favorable weather conditions

Prices

Plan the equipment before leaving.

Free

Services

Home animals

Pets are not accepted.

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