Three days From l’Alpe du Pin to La Lavey

A very varied hike, including meadows and glaciers.
Nights in mountain huts to enjoy the sunrises and sunsets!

About : Three days From l’Alpe du Pin to La Lavey

DAY 1:
Starting point: Le Clot (hamlet below to St Christophe en Oisans)
Elevation gain: 535 m
Duration: 2h15

The day is spent outside of the National Park, but dogs are not advisable (the two following days are inside the Park boundary). Walk down through Le Clot, cross the Vénéon and turn right down to the junction leading to Les Granges (45 mins.). Then follow the signs up to the Refuge d'Alpe du Pin (90 mins.). Spend the night in this small family-run mountain hut at the foot of the Lauranoure.

DAY 2:
Starting point: Refuge de l'Alpe du Pin
Elevation gain: 600 m
Duration: 5 hours

Explore the Vallon de la Mariande and then walk down via La Gaussaudière and back up to the Refuge de la Lavey. Night at the mountain hut.

DAY 3:
Starting point: Refuge of la Lavey to walk up to the Lac des Bêches
Elevation gain: 604 m
Duration: 2 hours

Walk up to the lake and then back down to Champhorent, then to Le Clot following the right-hand bank of the Vénéon.

There are lovely views all the way up the path leading up opposite St Christophe en Oisans. The little stone mountain hut is perched on a look-out point over the Vénéon valley.

The warden provides lovely snacks (!) and can suggest ideas for walks from the hut.

En bref

J+ : 1739 m

Level red – hard

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Three days From l’Alpe du Pin to La Lavey

Getting There


From 15/06 to 15/09.


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Mountain hut l’Alpe du Pin

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