This lovely walk to get you to the refuge takes you through fields with marmottes and sheep in the summer. The trail takes you progressively up the valley, giving you a wonderful panorama of the Oisans mountain range.
GPX map and layout
Park at the Grenonière car park at the end of the road that goes through Ornon village.
Description: Refuge du Taillefer (coming from la Grenonière - Ornon)
Start : La Grenonière car park after Ornon.
Uphill climb : 770m
Time : 2h15 (one way)
Distance: 4 kilometres
Difficulty : Easy
Trail exposure : south east
MAP AND TOPOGRAPHY
Map IGN : TOP 25 n°3336 ET LES DEUX ALPES and TOP 25 n°3335 OT GRENOBLE
Map n°1 "Oisans au Bout des Pieds" : trail 629
After going through Ornon villagepark your car at the end of the road in the Grenonière car park. After about 1.5 km on the trail, take the path on the right in the direction of the refuge. The next part is quite steep until 'La Buffe'. The path then gets easier and you go past the Oulles alpine chalet, and finally cut across to the refuge.
From 01/06 to 31/10.
Depending on snow conditions.
Oisans Tourisme - Bureau de Bourg-d'Oisans
3 h 45 min
D+: 770 m