Col de Fenestral - Combe S - Col de Fenestral - Haut Giffre - Aiguilles Rouges - Fiz - Switzerland
Min / max altitude1330m / 2451m
Duration1 day
Main facingS
Route typereturn_same_way
Snowboarding possible


Above Finhaut the road is closed with a barrier at 1330m. At the end of the season the road is open untill La Léchère at 1443m. Go up to La Léchère by by the road and at the reservoir climb up to a large boulder easily seen from the road. From here follow the summer track through the forest. On exiting the forest traverse upwards through the scrub to the chalet de Fenestral (1801m), then reach the large flat area of the Plan des Marais. Ignore any tracks going towards the Bel Oiseau instead go to the right to climb up a large slope leading up to the col de Fenestral. 2451m

From the col it is possible to reach the SE summit of the Fontanabran. 2678m


By the same route.

The Fenestral slope is a steady climb. Faces S and can be very warm.

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