L’Alpette, Lake Carrelet loop

A walk offering a 100% change of scenery, just a few minutes away from Oz! Accessible to all, this track is signposted and entirely secured. All along the circuit, enjoy the stunning panorama over Belledonne and Grandes Rousses montain ranges.

About : L’Alpette, Lake Carrelet loop

The starting point of the hike is easily accessible from Oz en Oisans resort by taking the Alpette cable car. In just a few minutes, you find yourself at 2000 m of altitude, on the magnificent Lakes Plateau. Parallel to the cross-country track and close to the ski slopes, the Alpette walk allows you to join your friends, skiers or snowboarders.

Starting point: Oz en Oisans
Elevation gain: 50 m
Duration There/Back: 40min
Distance: 1 km
Level: Easy

From the gondola follow the pedestrian path down to Lac Carrelet, then follow the pedestrian path that goes around the Lake to go up to the Dôme des Rousses cable car.

Not to miss: local specialties degustation in one of the mountain restaurants.

En bref

40 min

J+ : 50 m

1 km

Level bue - Medium

Map and GPX marking

L’Alpette, Lake Carrelet loop

Getting There


  • Picnic area
  • Public WC


  • Pets welcome
  • Restaurant


From 16/12 to 20/04.
Depending of snow conditions.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Subject to favorable weather


Free of charge

Free access. Access by the Alpette gondola. You may have a pedestrian pass.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

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