This walk situated at 2 800 m altitude, will give you the opportunity to discover the lakes which use to belong to the glacier.
“Upper lakes” summer trail
“Upper lakes” summer trail (1)
“Upper lakes” summer trail (2)
“Upper lakes” summer trail (3)

GPX map and layout

“Upper lakes” summer trail


Description: "Upper lakes" summer trail

Starting point: Oz en Oisans
Elevation gain: 187 m
Duration There/Back: 2h30
Distance: 3,1 km
Level: Easy

To have an easy access, it's possible to go up by the lift, from the resort with Poutran and by DMC 2. To go return, you can take the lift les petites rousses, then Alpette. You can make a mix between walk and lift.

This lakes, stemming from the glacier, are visible since few century. That's why there are not so much vegetations.

Oppening periods

From 15/06 to 31/10.
Route maintained at this time according to snow. Not accessible in winter period.