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Les Contamines-Montjoie

Le Col du Bonhomme

At an altitude of 2300 m, the Col du Bonhomme offers a very beautiful panorama over the Contamines-Montjoie Nature Reserve on one side, and over the Beaufortain on the other side. Discover the pleasures of crossing the mountain pastures of La Rollaz.

The Les Contamines

Round trip

Stones, Earth, Not suitable for pushchairs

Autumn, Summer, Spring

Difficulty: Black (very difficult)
Duration Ascent: 4h. Descent: 2h50.
Departure: Gorge car park
Access: Cross the center of the village, follow the direction of Notre-Dame De La Gorge, towards the bottom of the valley. Then park at the Gorge car park
Services: Alpinus Lodge restaurants and the refuges of Nant-Borrant and the
Balm.

1 Follow the numbers on the crossroads panels: n° 32, 33, 34, 35, 109, 36, 23, 24, 29, 30. Return by the same route. The trail starts at the magical site of Notre-Dame de la Gorge then via the Roman Way, the natural bridge, the Roman Bridge, the Plan-des-Dame tumulus, the orientation table at the Col du Bonhomme.

2 For the bravest: from the Col du Bonhomme, cross to the Croix du Bonhomme (50min) and climb to the Col des Fours (30min). 360° panorama (orientation table).

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