Hiking – Lake and refuge de la Muzelle

Walking to La Muzelle is a way to discover the typical landscapes of the Oisans. The height difference is impressive, but it enables you to walk through a spruce wood, then on alpine grass, and finally in the middle of a mineral cirque.

About : Hiking – Lake and refuge de la Muzelle

Starting point: Shelter of la Muzelle
Elevation gain: 1226 m
Duration There/Back: 4h
Distance: 5,5 km

From « l'Alleau », take direction « Refuge de la Muzelle » after the small bridge. Follow the winding path leading to the ruins of Pleney. The path continues near the torrent until le « Clot du Sella ». Cross the bridge , and follow the « ardoisières » then « les marches » before you arrive at the lake.


Opportunity to spend the night at the Muzelle hut .Think to book !
if you want to hike with your baby , the tourist office rents baby carriers

En bref

240 min

J+ : 1226 m

5.5 km

Level red – hard

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Hiking – Lake and refuge de la Muzelle

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