Walks and hiking trails

La Grave offers excellent outdoor excursions and beautiful places to discover.

 

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Le Belvédère de l'homme

An easy, half-day excursion starting from the Lautaret pass, in landscaped high mountain surroundings that have views of La Meije, perched glaciers and the Romanche valley.

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Hiking - Evariste Chancel Mountain Hut

A hike with the goal of a lake and a mountain hut is a godsend! Separated by 120 m altitude you can enjoy the tranquility of the lake before restoring to the refuge.

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Le Pic du Mas de La Grave

Objectif incontournable pour les randonneurs chevronnés qui séjournent dans la vallée, le Pic du Mas de la Grave (3020 m) s'offre à eux après avoir remonté le vallon de la Buffe. ...

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The Source of the Romanche River

You will walk along the Romanche River all the way to its source. The path takes you through an idyllic valley at the foot of the high mountains of the Ecrins National Park. A gentle stroll...

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Les lacs du Plateau d’Emparis

Un itinéraire agréable et accessible en famille pour découvrir les lacs du plateau d'Emparis.

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Goleon Lake and Hut

With incredible views of the mountains, the Goléon Lake hike is absolutely handsome, wildlife and alpine flowers will be waiting for you!

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Hike to the Chamoissière Refuge

At the heart of pastures under the watchful eye of cows enjoying fresh grass and the curious marmots, come and admire the richness of alpine flowers ...
A corner of paradise for young and...

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Randonnées vers les lacs - La Grave - © @OTlaMeije

Hiking itineraries to lakes

, La Grave-Villar d'Arène

Hiking itineraries to lakes

From the initiatory path Paul-Louis Rousset that will make you discover the heritage of our county,to the many other trails that lead you to the gates of the Ecrins National Park,you will...

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EldoradoRando - Le Col de Laurichard

Une randonnée au pied des glaciers rocheux

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EldoradoRando - L'Aiguillon

Gagnez en famille, en cheminant dans les alpages, le sommet de l’Aiguillon, panorama à 360° sur la vallée de la Romanche, le massif des Ecrins et ses glaciers.

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Lac Noir et Lac Lérié depuis le Chazelet

Depuis le Chazelet, la randonnée empreinte le GR54 pour arriver au Plateau d'Emparis et longer le lac Noir et le Lac Lérié ...

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The Alpe de Villar d'Arêne

An easy walk to discover the alpine universe with the family within the geographical boundaries of the Oisans and the upper Briançonnais.

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GR54© Tour de l'Oisans & des Ecrins

The GR54, Tour of Oisans and the Ecrins, runs around the Ecrins massif in the heart of the Ecrins National park, which was Europe's first high-mountain park. It totals 176 km in length and...

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Laurichard Mountain Pass

Permafrost and rock glacier... a hike in the land of cold pebbles.

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Crossing from Lautaret to Alpe de Villar

A trail that will delight fans of wide open spaces, pastoral farming and thrills on the schist paths of Les Crevasses.

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EldoradoRando - De la Grave à Villar d'Arène

Une randonnée douce pour découvrir des villages dans un environnement montagnard exceptionnel au pied des mythiques et prestigieux sommets des Ecrins.

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The Buffe valley

This lovely itinerary will have you discovering the natural diversity of the Buffe valley. The valley is overlooked by the Mas de la Grave Peak. The Gâ stream has it source at the foot of...

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The Arsine Lakes

The hamlet of Casset lives according to the changing colours, from the green prairies in the valley to the light blue of the Arsine glacial lakes.

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Chemins d'avant - Vallon de Martignare - La Grave - © @Chemins d'Avant

Hiking trails in La Meije county

, La Grave-Villar d'Arène

Hiking trails in La Meije county

Hiking trails,including different levels of difficulty, furrowing the Pays de La Meije are proposed to you
Go with family or friends to discover these wonderful pastoral trails of...

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Vallon de la Buffe - La Grave - © M. Ducroux

The Buffe Valley

Le Chazelet,

The Buffe Valley

Discover a magnificent and unspoiled landscape thanks to the alpine pastures in the Buffe valley.
Dominated by the Pic de Mas de la Grave and overlooking the Gâ torrent, this valley is...

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EldoradoRando - Le Refuge Adèle Planchard

Longue et difficile, l'ascension jusqu'au refuge passe des prairies verdoyantes du Plan de l'Alpe aux draperies minérales des hauts sommets qui abritent les sources de la Romanche. ...

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The Arsine corrie via the Crevasses path

A long ascent around the Massif du Combeynot for a full day's hike towards the lakes of the Arsine glacier corrie.

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Hiking to the Pavé Lake

Located in the heart of a high-mountain circus, between the Pavé, Roche Méane and the Pic Gaspard on the shores of a glacial lake, this altitude hike offers something of a Himalayan feel...

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Alpe de Villar d'Arene

The Alpe de Villar is a paradise for young and old! At the gates of the Ecrins national Park, you can savour peaceful alpine pastures, where cows enjoy fresh grass and curious marmots sit...

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Pavé lake and mountain refuge

A hike for immersion in incredible alpine landscapes, where the goal is to discover the Pavé lake. Life, zooplancton and phytoplancton, already exists in this recent lake, at an altitude of...

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EldoradoRando - Arsine lake by l'Alpe de Villar d'Arène

Go and listen, after a pleasant climb in the pastures, the fall of ice blocks that, even in September, drift on the surface of the lake surrounded by glaciers.

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EldoradoRando - La Boucle du Plan de l'Alpe

Balade facile pour découvrir l'univers alpin en famille aux confins de l'Oisans géographique et du haut Briançonnais.

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The Puy Vachier Lake from the mid-station of the Téléphérique de La Grave

The hike to the lake, embedded in its rocky cirque, offers beautiful views on the pastures and peaks on south side of the valley : the Emparis plateau as well as the peaks of Goléon, Mas de...

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The mule path

Hiking along this path, how can you not be struck by all the terraces which surround the villages of the canton? At the beginning of the last century they were all cultivated.

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Adèle Planchard Refuge

Long and difficult, the ascent up to the refuge passes in the green prairies of the Plan de l'Alpe with mineral sheets draping down from the high summits sheltering the source at Romanche. ...

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EldoradoRando - Le Refuge du Pavé

Une randonnée pour s'immerger dans de remarquables paysages alpins dont le but est la découverte du lac du Pavé. La vie (zooplancton et phytoplancton) est déjà présente dans ce lac récent,...

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Les Plagnes via Les Clots

This varied trail introduces hikers to the small ski resort of Le Chazelet and provides an exceptional panorama over the north face of La Meije, as well as all the villages in the canton. ...

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Sentier plantes comestibles - © OT Hautes Vallées

Ethnobotanical trails

Le Pied du Col,

Ethnobotanical trails

Wild herbs offer a well of possibilities for those who have the patience to get to know them. On two ethnobotanical trails you can learn about the properties of wild plants and how they...

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