Randonnée : Barrage du Verney

Sometimes the road, sometimes across the fields or on the path, go down to the dam of Verney. A key location for Hydroelectricity in Oisans, you can even visit the Musée Hydrelec.

The trail crosses all the hamlets of Vaujany: Perrier, Pourchery and Rif Jany. From Vaujany, win the chapel Saint Claude located in Pourchery. Between Pourchery and Rif Jany, follow the path that crosses the fields and then follows the road. The route quickly arrived on the other side of the road that leads to the Rivier d'Allemond.

Departure: Vaujany - House of the Wildlife
Altitude difference: 439 m
Duration A / R: 4h
Distance: 4 km
Average level

OBP No. (Oisans at the bottom of the feet): 207
IGN TOP: 25 No. 3335 EST

ITINERARY: Departure of the path in front of the House of Fauna. Go past the Chalets du Rullard to begin the climb to the orientation table and the balance chimney.

TO SEE ON THE COURSE: You appreciate the panorama of the neighboring massifs and the space which is offered to you, with the freshness of the woods and the western exposed path

TO KNOW: The path continues for 2km to Pourchery through the Condamine (hamlets below Vaujany D- 807m).


Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Dutch



  • Unguided individual tours available permanently


From 01/05 to 31/10.


Free of charge