Stretching from the Thermal Park in Le Fayet up to the village of Saint-Gervais, this Via Ferrata enables you to progress along the cliffs of the Bonnant gorge. It is divided into three different sections of increasing difficulty: AD+ (quite difficult +), D + (difficult +) and TD + (very difficult +). Walkways, Nepalese bridges, ladders, log walkways, beams and monkey bridges will delight all via ferrata enthusiasts. Warning! This Via Ferrata is very difficult, a good physical condition is required to complete this course.
The Compagnie des Guides de Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc organizes supervised outings with guides to introduce you to this activity, take you and make you discover this exceptional itinerary in the Pays du Mont-Blanc.
If you are driving, it is advisable to park in the parking lot of the Bettex gondola lift in Saint-Gervais, and reach the Thermal Park on foot via the path from the Chatelet ruins. This allows you to reach your vehicle easily from the final exit or from the loophole # 2. It also gives you a physical warm-up before entering the via ferrata
It is located behind the thermal baths, reachable in 15 minutes on foot. It is also possible to take the start from the Thermes footbridge, without making the 1st section
Duration approximately 1 hour
Escape n ° 1 Mick Bozon at the footbridge of the Baths at the end of this section. After this exit, rating D + (Difficult +)
Duration approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes
Escape n ° 2 Maurice Lenoir. Escape n ° 3 Thierry Broisat. After this exit, TD + rating (Very Difficult +)
Duration approximately 1 hour Requires climbing skills and perfect physical condition Final outing under the ruins of Châtelet
Minimum size for the 3 sections: 1.50 m
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