Following in the footsteps of Hannibal with the family from the Petit Mont-Cenis hut at 2122m, passing by the Perrin lake before going up the valley to the Savine lake at 2447m; the Italian border is not far away (Clapier pass at 2503m) and a loop can be made with the return by the Petit Mont-Cenis pass.
Hike with Al1 and Mango from Valfréjus (le Lavoir at 1905m). The ascent is done by the vallon de la roue (sentier de la Mémoire) to reach the col de la roue (2541m) then the petit col de la roue via the ridge (2653m) before going back down under the petit col to join the balcony path that joins the hamlet “le Jeu” before going back down by the track to the car.
The Maurienne is the valley with the highest concentration of mythical passes in the world. This is where the brand name “La Maurienne, the largest cycling area in the world” comes from!
From small cycling tours to the ascent of the great mythical passes, there is something for all levels and for all lovers of cycling and mountains!