During this walk, enjoy a stunning view on Belledonne moutain range, Villards valley, Glandon saddle (1924 m) and Maurienne valley.
The "Grand Truc" area is locally known for its pastures covered in flowers and welcomes numerous herds. Red level hike
Departure: Tourist Office - La Toussuire
Distance and duration: 9 km - 3h30
Difference in height: 509 m
From the tourist office, take the main shopping street on the left (RD78)
Follow "Col du Marolay"
At the top of the street, follow the signs "Le Grand Truc par le Col du Marolay".
Go up in direction of "Col du Marolay" by the path, by "Les Ravières"
From the saddle, turn right in direction of "Le Grand Truc" by "Col de Chaput" and "Montagne de Côte Brune".
The path is on a crest.
From "Le Grand Truc", go back to La Toussuire by "Sous el Grand Truc" and "Crêt Morandet" following the crest.
From this junction, leave the crest and go down by the path in direction of La Toussuire (Hôtel "Le Grand Truc") by "Sur la Lauzaz"
max. 2208 m
min. 1657 m
From 01/06 to 30/09.
Depending on the snow cover.
Please contact the Tourist Office.
On your way, you may see cows or sheeps pens. Please, be careful of guarding dogs
Office de Tourisme de La Toussuire - 23/07/2020
Le Grand Truc: the word "truc" means "curved summit"