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Walking itinerary: from Montriond Lake to Ardent Waterfall

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Montriond
2.8 km
  • A refreshing walk starting from Lac de Montriond, for young and old alike, to discover the listed site of the Cascade d'Ardent.

  • The pretty path alternates between clearings and woodland, passing through the charming hamlet of Les Albertans and its traditional old chalets. Admire the cliffs on your right, where several old galleries remain from which slate was extracted until the 1950s.

    - Choose your route according to your physical condition and the weather conditions.
    - Follow the instructions for signposting.
    - Take sufficient food and water with you. Mountain sports require a lot of energy.
  • Departure
  • Departure: bout du Lac de Montriond, free car park
    > access by shuttle bus: stop of the free Montriond shuttle bus line M at the bout du lac
    > access by car from Cluses or Thonon: D902 then D228
  • Plain text period
    From 15/04 to 31/10.
    Accessible outside the snow season and subject to weather conditions. Check with the Tourist Office beforehand for current access conditions. Recommended season: spring - summer - autumn.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Environment
    • Near shuttle stop
    • Lake view
    • Mountain view
    • Mountain location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Waterfall view
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Equipment
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Public WC
    • Picnic area
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Pets allowed
    • Accommodation
    • Restaurant