Roche de Mio circuit trail

Belle Plagne

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Vue sur la Grande Casse
Belle Plagne
73210 La Plagne
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The perfect walk for discovering La Plagne's high-altitude villages.
Duration: 4h30
Distance: 12.7 km
Elevation gain: 812 m
Type: circuit

From the top car park in Belle Plagne, take the road that goes to the right of the alpine chalets. After walking 300 metres, take the path on your right going up to the Inversens tunnel. Go through the tunnel and when you come out continue on up to Roche de Mio (2,739m). At Roche de Mio, you will have a beautiful panoramic view of the Alps (orientation table behind the gondola station).

On the way down, take the road on the left, that passes under the Roche de Mio gondola. This will take you to Lac des Blanchets (reservoir for La Plagne's drinking water). You may see ibex at Roche Fendue. Then go on down to the Col de Forcle and Belle Plagne.

Every summer, on the last weekend of July, the 6000D trail running race takes the competitors up to the glacier. Over 1,500 participants leave Aime in the valley to run up to the glacier and then back down via le Dérochoir, Plagne Bellecôte and Montchavin les Coches.
Start from the top car park in Belle Plagne, next to Residence Les Balcons
1/ Take the path that passes between Residence Les Balcons and the Hotel des Balcons
2/ Stay on the dirt road, keeping to the right of the Alpine chalets
3/ 300m further on, take the path to the right that goes up to Les Inversens tunnel
4/ Go through the tunnel
5/ Stay on the track up to Roche de Mio
6/ Come back down on the path on the left (going under the cable of the Roche de Mio gondola)
7/ At the junction, take the path to the right that takes you down towards Lac des Blanchets (reservoir for La Plagne's drinking water).
8/ Go towards the top of Les Blanchets chairlift
9/ Follow the footpath to the left that goes down to Belle Plagne
10/ You arrive in Belle Plagne at the children's play area
Niveau difficulté
Level bue - Medium
Prices
Free of charge.
Opening
From 29/06 to 31/08/2024, daily.
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Characteristic
Animals accepted
yes
Elevation gain
812 m
Descent
812 m
Distance
12.7km
Type of itinerary
Circuit

Roche de Mio circuit trail

Belle Plagne
73210 La Plagne

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