Walk No. 6 - La Bourgeoise

Col de Joux Plane, versant sud
74340 Samoëns


From 01/06 to 15/12.


Free of charge.


Short hike accessible to all, joining the Bourgeoise from the Col de Joux Plane. This summit, located at 1770 meters of altitude, constitutes a superb viewpoint on the Mont Blanc and the summit of the Giffre massif surrounding.

Starting from the Col de Joux Plane and its lake, overlooking Samoëns to the south and Morzine to the north, this walk without difficulty starts in beautiful alpine landscapes until the Chalets of Mapellet.

Passing under the Pointe de Chamossière, the route offers many panoramas on the Giffre massif: The North Face of the Criou, the Pointe Rousse or the Tête de Bostant. The Mapellet Cross marks your arrival at the top, you will then be gratified from a breathtaking 360° perspective.

The view of the Mont Blanc from the Bourgeois is breathtaking. Also discover the surrounding peaks thanks to the orientation table on site.

Topo/pas à pas

1/ From the parking lot of Lake Joux Plane, take the path going up to the right of the road, until the Chalets de Mapellet.
2/ From the Chalets de Mapellet, continue left towards the Bourgeoise. You will reach the path leading to the Pointe de Chamossière, before reaching the panoramic view of la Bourgeoise at the end of a final climb.
3/ From La Bourgeoise Orientation Table, you return to your starting point by the same route as on your way out.


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