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D'Ovronnaz / Jorasse via Saille (Normal route) Cabane Rambert CAS 2580 m

  • Difficulty
    T2
  • Ascent
    3:45 h, 1250 m
  • Descent
    10 m

Route description

Ovronnaz - Saille - Cabane Rambert

From Ovronnaz, follow the road for Odonne. Shortly after the hairpin at 1487 m make a sharp right and head NW to P. 1515. Turn left and follow the path (still NW) up to the huts of Saille (1786 m). Continue up beside the Salentse stream, cross to the left (W) and climb up steeply beside the Pessot waterfall, then follow the rubble strewn valley up to Plan Salentse (2348 m). From there, the path cuts back E above cliffs to reach a pass (P 2507) and grassy rib leading up to teh hut.

Variant: by cablecar

The route from the top of the cableway traverses more or less horizontally, but with some technical sections (T3), to join the main path at the Pessot waterfall.

Additional information

Departure point

Ovronnaz (1332 m)

Time

With the chairlift the route is less than 1 hour.

Difficulty / Material

Variant with chairlift: T3 (exposed, chains)

Waypoints

Jorasse, Bergstation (1927 m)

Starting point of the variant.

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