In parallel with the construction of the Nant de Drance pumped-storage hydroelectricity plant, the dam wall has been raised by 20 metres in order to double the dam's storage capacity. The wall now stands 65 metres high, and has a maximum capacity of 25 million cubic metres.
Access, only on foot
Via the Veudale gorgeFrom the Emosson dam, allow 1 hour 45 for this walk along a mountain track, which includes a few sections with chains. Follow the yellow footpath signs.
By the roadFrom the Emosson dam, allow 1 hour 30 for this walk on a asphalt road. This road follow the educational trail Charlotte the Marmot about geology and hydroelectricity.
Location / Access
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