Come and tame the “fortress” of the Via Ferrata du Roc du Vent to offer you an unforgettable panorama of the Roselend and Gittaz lakes, the Beaufortain mountain pastures and Mont Blanc.


4 to 5 hour loop


Breathtaking view of the Lakes of Roselend and La Gittaz

Take to the heights to admire the Mont-Blanc massif in Beaufortain. Between the alpine pastures and the artificial but equally beautiful lakes of Roselend and La Gittaz, the Roc du Vent via ferrata offers a breathtaking 360 ° panorama. On one side the Mont Blanc, on the other the calm and unspoiled nature of Beaufortain. The course is divided into four sections, without technical or physical difficulty, it pleases everyone.

Compulsory via ferrata equipment

  1. Mountaineering type helmet, risk of rockfall
  2. Classic "construction" gloves
  3. Two safety carabiners standardized "Via ferrata" / Minimum resistance: 25 KN
  4. Two lanyards with standard "Via ferrata" absorber
  5. An energy absorber
  6. Climbing shorts or full mountaineering type harness
  7. Short resting lanyard with carabiner

To better prepare your outing on the Roc du Vent via ferrata, do not hesitate to consult the complete topo on the community site camp-to-camp.

  • Start altitude: 2050 meters 
  • Arrival altitude: 2360 meters 
  • Length: 800 meters 
  • Elevation: 310 meters 
  • Difficulty: AD

“I have rarely done such a varied route, both in terms of the route and the view. The level is never difficult, it is not necessary to go there to make the arms but for its variety and its mountain atmosphere. "

Frédéric, amateur practitioner, author of the blog Plaisir des cimes

The route alternates between course between rocks, steep paths and climbing. The cable and the rungs facilitate the ascent to the top of the Rocher du Vent at 2326m. From there, a descent punctuated by surprises opens: canyon, ridges, Nepalese bridge, tunnel and chimney ...

Magnificent panorama at the top of the Via Ferrata

To discover the activity without stress and in complete safety, opt for the accompanied outings offered by our guides.

Where is the start of the Roc du Vent via ferrata?

The start of the Via Ferrata du Roc de is at the foot of the Rocher du Vent. To access it, you must park at the level of the Plan de la Lai Refuge before the Cormet de Roselend. From there, an approach walk of about 45 minutes awaits you to the starting point.

Via Ferrata of Roc du Vent