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Upper lakes

Upper lakes
Upper lakes
Upper lakes
Upper lakes

Description

A unique hiking tour, perched on the balcony of the Upper Lakes at 2800m altitude. Ideal for discovering glacial lakes.

An essential mountain hike during your summer stay! This circuit, easily accessible with the gondolas, will make you discover the wonders of the Massif des Grandes Rousses. In this mineral and wild landscape, let yourself be absorbed by the unique atmosphere of this vast & natural plateau. At the start of the hike, enjoy the view of the Lac Blanc!

Possibility of a stop at noon at Refuge de la Fare. Departure from Lac de la Fare, follow the trail OBP No. 262 to l'Alpette.

TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS :
Start: DMC2 2700m (take a pedestrian pass)
Distance: 7km
Altitude difference: about 200m
Duration: 2.5 hours
Maximum altitude: 2800m
Markup accuracy: From Oz Station, take the Poutran gondola up to 2100m, then the DMC2 up to 2700m. Follow trail 263 through Lac du Milieu to Lac de la Fare. Retrace your steps to the Lac Blanc, descent by the lifts: DMC2 + Poutran or TPH2 2800m + Alpette.

INTERESTS: Glacial lakes, fauna, flora, views of the Massif de la Muzelle, Belledonne, Taillefer

TO KNOW: These lakes resulting from the glacial digging have been cleared only for a few centuries. It is for this reason that the vegetation is rare, the soil being poor and not very thick.

Technical Information

Walking
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
2h30mn
Dist.
7 km
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Starting point

Oz Station , 38114 Oz-en-Oisans
Lat : 45.127846Lng : 6.070756

Date and time

  • From 15/06/2024 to 30/09/2024
  • From 15/06/2025 to 30/09/2025

Additional information

Updated by

Office de Tourisme d'Oz 3300 - 15/05/2024
www.oz-en-oisans.com/
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Environments

Close to a public transportation
Mountain location
Mountain view

Reception conditions for animals

Please keep your dogs on a leash so as not to disturb the wildlife.

Open period

From 15/06 to 30/09.

Type of land

Rock
Stone
Ground
Not suitable for strollers

Contact

Phone : 04 76 80 78 01

Email : info@oz3300.com

Website : www.oz-en-oisans.com/

Location complements

Access via the Eau d'Olle Express cable car from the village of Allemond.
By the Alpette cable car from Oz / By the Poutran cable car from Oz.
By the DMC 2 cable car from Alpe d'Huez.
By the Dôme des Rousses cable car from the Alpette plateau.

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Caution!
We have no information on the difficulty of this circuit. You may encounter some surprises along the way. Before you go, please feel free to inquire more and take all necessary precautions. Have a good trip! 🌳🥾