Le Col de Vernaz pass

    La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    Located at the Franco-Swiss border, at 1815 meters above sea level, the Col de Vernaz (pronounced “Verne”) connects the Vallon de Chevenne (perpendicular to the Abondance Valley) and the Au de Taney, above from the lake of the same name.

    lt is one of the possible crossing points for the ascent of the Cornettes de Bise.

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    All year round.
    Summit accessible by hiking only, generally from mid-June to mid-September, dates which may change depending on weather conditions. Check with tourist offices or Mountain Guides before any access attempt.


    Free access.


    74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    Spoken languages

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    • French