Very steep ascent to the Bivouac du Dolent at more than 2’700m of altitude.
Best period to go there
The start of this sporty climb starts at the tourist office. Turn left after the bridge to cross the A Neuve plateau before starting the difficult ascent with chains and ladders. Then continue southwards over the Combe des Fonds before the final climb westwards to reach an old moraine and the Bivouac.
Exit the motorway at Martigny.
Follow the direction Grand-Saint-Bernard then leave the main road at Orsières and follow La Fouly.
You can park at the bottom of the slopes, at the tourist office of La Fouly, free of charge.
Take the train to Orsières and then the bus to La Fouly.
Consult timetables on www.cff.ch