Refuge de la Selle – Hiking

A long walk up the Vallon de la Selle to explore a breathtaking world of glaciers and rocks!

About : Refuge de la Selle – Hiking

Starting point: Saint Christophe en Oisans
Height gain: 1 173 m
Total duration: 3 1/2 hours
Distance: 7.3 km

Start from either St Christophe or from the small car park in Les Prés, a hamlet just above St Christophe.
The path climbs up through the Vallon de la Selle, revealing waterfalls and fascinating plant life. The last hour of the walk features magnificent views over the Selle glacier, which can be reached after an additional hour of walking.

The mountain hut is a modern building perched on a rocky promontory, welcoming bother hikers and climbers.

En bref

4 h 00

J+ : 1173 m

8.2 km

Level red – hard

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Refuge de la Selle – Hiking

Getting There


From 15/05 to 31/10.


Free of charge

Free access.

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Location supplement

Inside the Ecrins National Park boundary; no dogs allowed, even on a lead.