This relatively difficult hike offers very pretty views and varied landscapes (forests and mountain pastures). The Quermoz is the highest point of Hautecour (2296 m). At the top, a 360 ° view !
At the top, a 360 ° view of the Tarentaise valley, the Vanoise massif, the Beaufortain, the 3 Valleys and Mont Blanc !
Hiking is possible in summer and winter on snowshoes.
Practical information :
IGN Map: TOP25 3532 OT Massif du Beaufortain
2 possible variants from Hautecour for this hike which leads to Quermoz (2296 m).
- Full version:
From Moûtiers, take the D85 towards Hautecour, hamlet of Breuil (follow the sign "Plan d'eau").
Continue the road to a place called "le Pradier" (1300 m)
15 km return trip - D +: 981 m - 6.45 return trip from PK du Pradier.
- Short version :
From the Pradier car park, continue on the road and turn right on the track (Quermoz-Faverge sign) to the Faverge chalets (1764 m)
9 km A / R - D +: 492 m - 3h50 A / R from the Faverge chalets by taking the forest road for 4.5 km.
The trail climbs directly behind the chalets towards the high voltage line.
Then pass two other chalets to arrive around 2000m on a large plateau which gives access to the Passage du Bozon (2054).
The Quermoz is in front of you. It only remains to climb and exit at the top either by the ridge or by the cross.