Home Summer trail – Lower lakes
This walk is perfect for families and casual hikers. Easy access by gondola, you will enjoy the different views of the mountains of Belledonne, Taillefer, Grandes Rousses and Écrins.
Description: Summer trail - Lower lakes
Put on your hiking boots and set off to discover the Lower Lakes plateau, also known as the Petites Rousses Lakes Plateau. Listed as a national heritage, this preserved area is full of surprises and suitable for the whole family. A walk half-day, can be done all day long by providing a delicious picnic, to enjoy admiring the land of pastures. 5 lakes, 5 different atmospheres: from peat to hectares of blueberries, while enjoying the beauty of the blossomed rhododendrons that adorn the banks, this walk in altitude will leave you with an unforgettable memory!
TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS :
Departure: Poutran 2100m or Alpette 2050m
Distance: 6km or 12km
Altitude difference: about 80m
Duration: 1h30 or 3h00
Maximum altitude: 2100m
Marking precision: From the Alpette 2050m, follow the signs towards Alpe d'Huez. From Poutran 2100m, take the direction of Alpette. Several trails are possible, allowing you to compose your circuit according to your desires.
Provide a pedestrian pass to take the lifts. Possibility for good walkers to start from Oz Station, through the circuit Plan de la Cerf.
Altitude restaurants on the way.
From 01/06 to 31/10.
Office de Tourisme d'Oz en Oisans
Level bue - easy
1 h 30 min
D+: 205 m
D-: 150 m