11 October 2022/in Our ski tours in Savoie/by Bastien

29 May 2016

“Haute Tarentaise” Excursion above “Sainte Foy”, last week, Monday, May 16 for a stunning ski tour to the “Col de Montséti” and the Summit Louprama from “La Savonne”.

The Valley of the Sassière offers a sumptuous setting, with many relics of a time past: the ruins of the hamlet Sassière and the hamlet of Mollettes and “La Chapelle Saint Pierre aux Liens”. It’s very pretty with lots of course stone and slate.

Going up the valley, the view is breathtaking to the high peaks: Pointe du Tackuy (2858m), Grand Assaly (3173m), Petit Assaly (3147m), Becca du Lac (3405m) and Bec de l’Ane (3213m).
Because of its orientation and altitude, this valley offers 5 hiking routes that are passable until June!

Col de montséti and Louprama Summit (2585m) from La Savonne (1771m)

Practical information:

Map: IGN3532ET Les Arcs – La Plagne – Parc National de la Vanoise.
Departure altitude: 1771m
Arrival altitude: 2585m
Elevation gain: 814m

Description of the route:

Follow the marked trail to the “Chapelle Saint Pierre” and Le Plateau Sassière, then continue to the hamlet of the ruins of Sassière.
The trail follows the stream which we cross via the footbridge which is just over 200 meters from the Refuge du Ruitor.
From the Hamlet of Sassière, hike up South East towards the Col de Montséti and Summit Louprama.

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