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From Fontaine Lake

From Fontaine Lake

From Fontaine Lake

Page Type: Route

Location: Haute Savoie, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.34790°N / 6.77720°E

Object Title: From Fontaine Lake

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Walk-up

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Page By: Huberschwiller

Created/Edited: Aug 15, 2005 / Aug 15, 2005

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Start point is Fontaine Lake (Lac de Fontaine),1320m on the road to chalets de Bise.

Route Description

From the lake, climb left to Chalets de Bouaz, 1590 m. Cross the combe to the ridge, 1900 m high. Follow this ridge (Bénévent W ridge) on the right. Cross a little steeper part and and through a rocky zone you reach the summit.

Alternative way down : Chalets de Semy.
Return the same way to Chalets de Bouaz. Continue then in western direction on a not well marked out path. Traverse to the alpine pasture of Semy. Cross the pasture in the direction of the Chalets. A good track leads from here to the road of Bise.

Essential Gear

No gear is necessary


Pointe de Bénéwent, W ridge...