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The ferruginous source

at Oz

4.0 km
1h 30min
Medium
  • Easy family walk, which runs through forests and alpine fields. Splendid view on the massif of Belledonne. To combine with the visit of the Oz Waterfall.

  • A new discovery around Oz! Go in search of the ferruginous spring, a place in all simplicity and remarkable for the color of its stream rich in iron.

    TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS :
    Departure: Tourist Office
    Distance: 4km
    Altitude difference: about 180m
    Duration: 1h30
    Maximum altitude: 1350
    Markup accuracy: From the Tourist Office, follow the Pré Raynaud trail (at the top of the Clos du Pré ski lift). At the first intersection, take direction "Le Roberand". At the second, always take a...
    A new discovery around Oz! Go in search of the ferruginous spring, a place in all simplicity and remarkable for the color of its stream rich in iron.

    TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS :
    Departure: Tourist Office
    Distance: 4km
    Altitude difference: about 180m
    Duration: 1h30
    Maximum altitude: 1350
    Markup accuracy: From the Tourist Office, follow the Pré Raynaud trail (at the top of the Clos du Pré ski lift). At the first intersection, take direction "Le Roberand". At the second, always take a right. After several minutes of descent, turn right towards "Le Bessay" and "Source ferrugineuse". The source is a hundred meters lower and is noticeable by its rusty color. The path continues straight to the torrent of Roubier, beautiful and refreshing site. Cross the wooden bridge and go up along the slope. Possibility to make a detour to see the Oz Waterfall. Arrived at the hamlet of Bessay, turn right direction "Oz Station", pass the Pont du Gay and go through the neighborhood "Clos du Pré".
  • Starting point behind the Tourist Office.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 30/09.
  • Spoken languages

    • English
  • Documentation

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