Le Col Saint Jean par le chemin du facteur

This hike is mainly in woods, except the part starting from the Col de Solude (1700m). Airy sections between the Col de Solude and the Col St Jean via Le Prégentil.

This hike starts and finishes in the centre of Bourg d'Oisans, the main town in Oisans. Setting off towards Villard Reymond, walk up to the Col de Solude. You can then return to Bourg d'Oisans via the Col St Jean and the Tete de Fromentière, where you may encounter Nicolas, the shepherd.

Starting point: Vénéon car park (at the bottom of the pedestrian street)
Elevation gain: 1100 m
Total duration: 8 hours
Distance: 10 km
Level: Difficult

OBP no.1 (Oisans au Bout des Pieds): paths nos. 653, 634, 652 and 641
IGN Top 25 no. 3335 EST and OUEST

- Bourg d'Oisans and its shops and services
- Saint Antoine mountain stream
- Pré-Gentil rock face
- The Chemin du Facteur
- Views over the Grandes Rousses

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Le Col Saint Jean par le chemin du facteur

Getting There


Languages spoken

  • French


From 01/05 to 31/10.


Free of charge