Snowshoeing at Pontet Lake

Discover the art of snowshoeing with one of our two marked itineraries starting from the village of Villar D'Arène.

About : Snowshoeing at Pontet Lake

This itinerary will lead you up to the frozen lake that is Pontet Lake in winter.

The route offers breathtaking views of the Ecrins Range, from Les Agneaux to La Meije, from the High romanche valley, the cliffs of Emparis plateau up to the Lautaret Pass.
You can access this itinerary freely. Although the itinerary is marked it does not mean that it is secured. By definition, you will progress in an unpredictable environnent and under your own responsability.
Please make sure to have the right equipment with you such as an avalanche safety kit with a transceiver, a shovel and a probe. And before going on your adventure make sure to check regularly the weather forecast, the snow conditions and the avalanche report.

En bref

3 h 00

J+ : 310 m

2 km

Level green –very easy

Map and GPX marking

Snowshoeing at Pontet Lake

Getting There


  • Parking


  • Pets welcome


From 20/12 to 10/04.


Free of charge

Free access.

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County of La Meije’s Nordic Area