N. 12 Le Catogne

Champex-Lac

Day hike to the top of Catogne

From Champex-Lac, go towards Champex-d’En Bas to reach the mythical summit of Catogne before going down by the south ridge to reach the resort again. About 5 hours of walking.

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Directions

Departure from Champex-Lac direction Champex-d’en Haut (chairlift) then Champex-d’en-Bas. Turn right at La Poya and climb to the top of the Catogne. Return towards the south with a superb view of the lake of Champex.

Getting there

Exit the motorway at Martigny. Follow the direction Grand-Saint-Bernard then leave the main road at Orsières and follow Champex-Lac.

It is also possible to leave the main road at Bovernier and go through Les Valettes but the road is narrow and very winding.

Large free car park at the foot of the chairlift.

Access by public transport

Take the train to Orsières and then the bus to Champex-lac.

Consult timetables on www.cff.ch

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