Back hike

The Evettes Circus

Bonneval-sur-Arc Closed
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This accessible hike will allow you to get close to the Evettes glacial cirque. Surrounded by summits of more than 3500m of altitude, the Evettes glacier approaches without difficulty and plunges you into a high mountain atmosphere of pure beauty.


  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • In the mountains


Free access.


  • Distance 8km
  • Type of route Round trip
  • Elevation gain 560m
  • Negative elevation gain 560m
  • Daily duration 03h15
  • Marked itinerary MARKER
  • Accuracy of markup Yellow directional signs, Savoie department charter + directional markers
  • Tricky passage In the variant: overhead passage equipped with handrails
  • Nature of the land Not suitable for strollers
  • Average altitude n/c
  • Maximum altitude 2591m

Opening period

From 15/06 to 30/09.

Subject to snow conditions.

Additional opening

  • Subject to snow conditions

Spoken languages

  • French


Ski area information

  • Maximum altitude : 2591m


Animals accepted : Yes


  • Topo/step by step : Take the trail towards the chalet Le Criou. After a few meters (signs), take the path that goes up on the left towards the Evettes refuge. Possibility of restoration and overnight stay.
    Variation: possible to go by the gorges of the Reculaz

The Evettes Circus
Parking de l'Ecot 73480 Bonneval-sur-Arc
  • Distance 8km
  • Daily duration 03h15
  • Elevation gain 560m
  • Negative elevation gain 560m