Trail: Buet Traverse (Aiguilles Rouges)

The Mont Buet is one of the best viewpoint in the valley and for those looking for a scenic and challenging trail, the North South traverse is a good choice.

North ridge of Mont Buet (© P. Gatta)
North ridge of Mont Buet (© P. Gatta)

Start from the Le Couteray and follow the trail to Tré Les Eaux.

Tré Les Eaux and North face of Mont Buet (© P. Gatta)
Tré Les Eaux and North face of Mont Buet (© P. Gatta)

Pass the Gouille au bouc and continue to the Col des Corbeaux.

Ibex at Col des Corbeaux (© P. Gatta)
Ibex at Col des Corbeaux (© P. Gatta)

Col des Corbeaux (© P. Gatta)
Col des Corbeaux (© P. Gatta)

Traverse to the Col du Vieux on technical and slippery ground.

To Col du Vieux and Cheval Blanc (© A. Gatta)
To Col du Vieux and Cheval Blanc (© A. Gatta)

Climb to the top of Cheval Blanc.

Emosson lake from Cheval Blanc (© A. Gatta)
Emosson lake from Cheval Blanc (© A. Gatta)

Follow the ridge to Pointe du Genévrier.

From Pointe du Genévrier (© A. Gatta)
From Pointe du Genévrier (© A. Gatta)

Final ridge to Buet, Pointe du Genévrier behind (© P. Gatta)
Final ridge to Buet, Pointe du Genévrier behind (© P. Gatta)

Reach the top of Mount Buet and descend along the normal route to Salenton, Pierre à Bérard.

Mont Blanc Massif from Buet (© P. Gatta)
Mont Blanc Massif from Buet (© P. Gatta)

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