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Hiking to lake lauvitel
Hiking to lake lauvitel
Hiking to lake lauvitel
Hiking to lake lauvitel
Hiking to lake lauvitel

Hiking to lake lauvitel

The must hiking our valley! Access to the lake by a nice stroll in the National Parc des Ecrins. The itinerary winds along the huge rockslide is behind the formation of the lake, but in a shady and bucolic atmosphere.

Starting point: Hamlet of la Danchère
Elevation gain: 516 m
Duration There/Back: 3h
Distance: 5,9 km
Level: Easy

OBP n°5 (Oisans au Bout des Pieds) : trail n° 505, 506, 512
IGN TOP 25 n°3336 ET

From the Danchere car park, take the trail through the village (indicated as GR54.) At the end of the village, you have 2 options:the path on the right side of the river, ascends more gently and is more varied. The left side is more direct, climbing more steeply through the shaded forest. It’s one of the most beautiful places of the Oisans … at your arrival at the Lake you will be welcomed by marmots!

5.9 km
1 h 30 mn
max. 1544 m
min. 988 m
516 m
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Altimetric profile

Styles : HikingMountainTerroir

Starting point

Hameau de la Danchère
38520 Venosc
Lat : 44.9888Lng : 6.07902
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Lake of Lauvitel

Situated 1530 meters, Lake Lauvitel is the lake in the Massif Ecrins.On...Read more

38520 Venosc
Lat : 44.9717Lng : 6.06651
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Open period

From 01/05 to 30/10 : open daily.

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Office de Tourisme des 2 Alpes - 28/06/2019


if you want to hike with your baby , the tourist office rents baby carriers

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1 comment

Bucheron Desbois "pas de baignade," ??? Surtout pas de chiens, plutôt ! (non, c'est n'est pas l'ami de Mickey...)

5 ans
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