Vertical kilometre of the Criou

74340 Samoëns


From 01/05 to 31/10.
Access is not recommended in winter.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


Free of charge.


The shortest and steepest in the world!

From the village or from Vallon d'en Bas.

Itineraries are indicative.


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