A beautiful glacial lake starting from the Refuge de la Lavey. Note that the directions for this untamed route from the Refuge de la Lavey.
Starting point: Refuge de la Lavey
Elevation gain: 925 m
Total duration: 4 hours
Distance: 5.5 km
From the Refuge de la Lavey, the path follows the Vallon de la Muande and goes up a series of switchbacks through varied terrain of moorland, rhododendrons and rocks, following cairns up to the Lac des Rouies. The few steep sections require a good level of fitness.