Nantaux (Pointe de)

Page Type
Mountain/Rock
Location:
Haute-Savoie, France, Europe
Activities:
Hiking, Skiing
Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Elevation:
7119 ft / 2170 m
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Nantaux (Pointe de)
Created On: Jan 11, 2003
Last Edited On: Mar 19, 2006

Overview

Good individualized peak over Morzine in the french Chablais (limestone prealps). Quiet serenity on this little visited summit. The S slopes are moderatly steep on the contrairy of the W and E faces. The N face is quite vertical.
Other name of this mountain : Pointe d'Hauto


Getting There

Start point : Saint Jean d'Aulps

Nearest airport : Geneva Cointrin (70 km)

Nearest station : Thonon les Bains (27 km)

How to come to Saint Jean d'Aulps ?
- From Thonon over D 902 : 27 km
- From Cluses over Les Gets and Morzine


Red Tape

No permits

Routes Overview

1) Normal route from Essert la Pierre.

2) From Chalets de Lens d'Aulps : PD- (not advisable)

3) From Collar of Lens d'Aulps : PD (not advisable)

4) NW face with skis
300 m Difficulty : TD 57° Follows the left of the W face.

5) NW couloir with skis

100 m Difficulty : D 50° Short but intense.

6) E couloir with skis
300 m Difficulty : D 45°


Sight from the summit

Good panorama over the whole Chablais. Beautiful view over the Mont Blanc range. You dominate the town of Morzine, 1200 meters lover but very near. The contrast between the lonely summit and the near civilisation is striking.


When To Climb

Best in summer and autumn. In winter skitour (difficult, only by best snow conditions)

Huts

There is no hut near the Pointe de Nantaux

Camping

Good camping possibilities in Morzine, Les Gets and Saint Jean d'Aulps.

Mountain Conditions

Meteo Morzine

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Nantaux (Pointe de)

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