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Le Fayet

Via Ferrata du Parc Thermal

Address

Allée Gontard
Parc Thermal
74170 Le Fayet

How do I get there?

About

The Parc Thermal via ferrata is traced in the Bonnant gorges, between the Parc Thermal and the town of Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc.

It is prohibited for inexperienced adults and minors not accompanied by an experienced adult.

In addition to the classic progression equipment (ladders, etc.), this via ferrata is equipped with six structures: 3 Nepalese footbridges, a log footbridge, a beam and a rope bridge.

DEPARTURE
It is located behind the thermal baths, accessible in 15 minutes on foot.
It is also possible to start from the footbridge of Les Thermes, without doing the 1st section

SECTION N°1 / LOWER PART
Rating D (Difficult)
Duration about 1 hour
Escape n°1 Mick Bozon at the level of the Thermes footbridge at the end of this section. After this outing, rating D+ (Difficult +)

SECTION N°2 / INTERMEDIATE PART
Rating D+ (Difficult +)
Duration approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes
Escape n°2 Maurice Lenoir.
Escape No. 3 Thierry Broisat. After this outing, grade TD+ (Very Difficult+)

SECTION N°3 / FINAL PART
Grade TD+ (Very Difficult +)
Duration about 1 hour
Final exit under the ruins of Châtelet

Further information :
Minimum height: 1.50m.
Access to the Via Ferrata is prohibited for minors unaccompanied by an experienced adult.
If you are driving, it is advisable to park in the parking lot of the Bettex gondola in Saint-Gervais, and walk to the Thermal Park by the path from the ruins of Chatelet. This allows you to reach your vehicle easily from the final exit or from escape route #2. It also gives you a physical warm-up before committing to the via ferrata.

Location details

If you are driving, it is advisable to park at the Bettex gondola car park in Saint-Gervais, and walk to the Thermal Park by the path from the ruins of Châtelet. This allows you to reach your vehicle easily from the final exit or from escape route #2. It also gives you a physical warm-up before committing to the via ferrata.

Opening

Opening hours on June 01, 2024
Saturday Open
Do not engage in the Via Ferrata in stormy weather or at night. Open in spring - summer - autumn, depending on the weather. Inquire at the Tourist Office

Prices

The Compagnie des Guides de Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc organizes supervised outings with the guides to introduce you to this activity, take you and help you discover this exceptional itinerary in the Pays du Mont-Blanc.
- 1st section: 50 euros per person maximum 6 people
- 2nd section: 80 euros per person maximum 4 people
- the integral: 150 euros per person maximum 2 people.

Free

Payment method

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

Services

Equipments

  • Parking nearby

Home animals

Pets are not accepted.

Accessibility

  • Not wheelchair accessible

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