ROUND TRIP
in Les Contamines-Montjoie

La cascade de Combe Noire

Superb waterfall located in the Contamines-Montjoie Nature Reserve, in the heart of the Laya forest. Fairly easy route and ideal for families.
Topo / step by step

From the baroque chapel of Notre-Dame de la Gorge, take the Roman road to the verdant mountain pasture of Nant Borrant.
Before arriving at the refuge of the same name, turn left, towards Combe Noire.
Cross the Bonnant, in the heart of the Laya forest, to reach the La Laya mountain pasture and its pretty chalets. All you have to do is cross flat to the very beautiful Combe Noire waterfall.

Route details

The Les Contamines
ROUND TRIP
TAG
Rock, Dirt, Not suitable for strollers
Autumn, Summer, Spring

Description

Difficulty: Orange (medium)
Duration: 1h50 round trip
Elevation: 200 m
Itinerary: Round trip
Departure: Notre-Dame de la 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 Notre-Dame de la Gorge car park.
Services: Refuges/restaurants in Nant-Borrant.

From the baroque chapel of Notre-Dame de la Gorge, take the Roman Road to the green mountain pasture of Nant Borrant.
Before arriving at the refuge of the same name, turn left, towards Combe Noire.
Cross the Bonnant, in the heart of the Laya forest, to reach the La Laya mountain pasture and its pretty chalets. All you have to do is cross flat to the very beautiful Combe Noire waterfall.
Public toiletsPedestrian sportsHiking route
DifficultyModerateDuration02hElevation200 D- ​​/ 200 D+Distance5,2 kmMax Altitude2100m
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