Col des Montets closed - 7 Dec 2021


Saturday December 11th 2021: last update 4:50 p.m. The D1506 road over the Col des Montets will open today at 5:00 p.m.


Given the current weather conditions, the access road to Col des Montets has been closed since yesterday, 7 December 2021 at 11 p.m.

Note that the avalanche risk of 4 out of 5 will reach its paroxysm between sunrise and late morning.

So the col should not remain closed for a good part of this Wednesday 8 December.


Access is possible via the railway (and road) tunnel, which is open to traffic. Passage through the tunnel is regulated by an automated barrier ensuring 100m separation between vehicles.

Check the safety rules of the the Tunnel des Montets

Fermeture Col des Montets - 7 Déc 2021. La route du Col des Montets demeurera fermée jusqu'à nouvel ordre.
The Montets tunnel is open to automobile traffic only for the population of Vallorcine.
Haute-Savoie (74) weather watch published on 8 December 2021 at 6 a.m. valid until 9 December 2021 at 6 a.m. (local time)

Yellow avalanche alert for Haute-Savoie

Meteo-France in Lyon has issued, Wednesday 8 December 2021, an yellow weather alert to avalanches for the Haute-Savoie department. For more, click here

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We are monitoring the status of the Col des Montets and will update this page when it re-opens.


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