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Pontet Lake ski touring itinerary

Discover the art of ski touring with one of our two marked itineraries starting from the village of Villar D'Arène. This one takes you up to 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 Romanche high 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.

The starting point is in front of the village of Villar d'Arène, next to the old lifts.
Do not hesitate to download the safety advice panel by clicking on the button 'download the information board'.

 

Overtures :

From 20/12 to 10/04.
The closing and opening of the itinerary is managed by a committee of local professionals.

Subject to snow conditions.

 

 

Ski de randonnée au Lac du Pontet - © C.Mielle


Villar d'Arène
05480 Villar-d'Arêne

 

Phone : 04 76 79 90 05

County of La Meije's Nordic Area

Domaine Nordique - © ©E.Granger

Villar-d'Arêne

04 76 79 93 07

04 76 79 90 05

04 76 79 95 04

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Parcours raquette Aiguillon - © Patrick Morrillon

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Montée à l'Aiguillon en ski de randonnée - © C.Mielle

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