Home Randonnée : Col du Couard
Between rocky bars and vertiginous passages equipped with cables, enjoy the relief and the panorama of the dam and Aiguillettes de Vaujany.
From La Villette, follow the trail that leads to the bottom of the valley. After the bridge, leave the track for the path towards Col du Couard. From the Drayres du Couard, the trail winds between the rocky bars; help your hands and stay alert, especially on the way down.
Departure: Vaujany - La Villette
Altitude difference: 908 m
Duration A / R: 6h
Distance: 4.6 km
Level: Very difficult
CARDS AND TOPO
OBP No. (Oisans at the Bottom of the Feet): 222
IGN TOP: 25 No. 3335 EST
ITINERARY: Departure from Villette 1300 m, near the communal oven. Follow the path to bridge 1400 m then turn left towards Col du Couard 2227 m.
TO SEE ON THE COURSE: Panorama on the dam and Aiguillettes of Vaujany. Local wildlife.
TO KNOW: The return to Vaujany is done by the same path. This hike requires a good physical condition and a technical knowledge given the relief and the unevenness.
From 01/06 to 30/09.
Office de Tourisme de Vaujany
Level black - very hard
D+ : 908 m