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The Arc Pass

Hikes & walks in Pussy

The Arc Pass - Hikes & walks in Pussy
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The Arc Pass, in the Lauzière Massif in Savoie, is an easy walk for nature lovers and departs from the village of Pussy (on the road to the Madeleine Pass). This walk can be enjoyed from June onwards. Take a picnic, water, a rucksack and mountain hiking gear.

Description sheet

DepartmentSavoie
Departure municipalityPussy
Outing typeHike
DifficultyIntermediate
Duration5h00
Recommended periodfrom june to october
EnvironmentMountains
Kilometres7.5 mi
Altitude upon departure1137m
Change in altitude800m

Access

After Pussy, take the road towards Necuday (hamlet of Pussy). Before the village, turn right towards Foyères. Car parking is provided.

Itinerary

From the car park, follow the signposts to the Arc Pass. Take the path through the forest (path signposted in yellow and green). Then, take the final hill up to the Arc Pass where you will find an attractive small municipal chalet. Remember that these are cattle fields (close the gates). View from the Pass over the Vanoise and the Bellacha. On the way down, you can continue on a loop via the Col Pass (1,957 m) towards Montagne d'en Bas (1,613 m), Thuile and Goraz. Return to your car following the path and the trail up.

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