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Lower lakes

at Oz
5.5 km
1h 30min
Very easy
  • This walk is perfect for families and casual hikers. Easy access by gondola, you will enjoy the different views of the mountains of Belledonne, Taillefer, Grandes Rousses and Écrins.

  • Put on your hiking boots and set off to discover the Lower Lakes plateau, also known as the Petites Rousses Lakes Plateau. Listed as a national heritage, this preserved area is full of surprises and suitable for the whole family. A walk half-day, can be done all day long by providing a delicious picnic, to enjoy admiring the land of pastures. 5 lakes, 5 different atmospheres: from peat to hectares of blueberries, while enjoying the beauty of the blossomed rhododendrons that adorn the banks,...
    Put on your hiking boots and set off to discover the Lower Lakes plateau, also known as the Petites Rousses Lakes Plateau. Listed as a national heritage, this preserved area is full of surprises and suitable for the whole family. A walk half-day, can be done all day long by providing a delicious picnic, to enjoy admiring the land of pastures. 5 lakes, 5 different atmospheres: from peat to hectares of blueberries, while enjoying the beauty of the blossomed rhododendrons that adorn the banks, this walk in altitude will leave you with an unforgettable memory!

    TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS :
    Departure: Poutran 2100m or Alpette 2050m
    Distance: 5,5km or 11km
    Altitude difference: about 100m
    Duration: 1h30 or 3h00
    Maximum altitude: 2100m
    Marking precision: From the Alpette 2050m, follow the signs towards Alpe d'Huez. From Poutran 2100m, take the direction of Alpette. Several trails are possible, allowing you to compose your circuit according to your desires.

    Provide a pedestrian pass to take the lifts. Possibility for good walkers to start from Oz Station, through the circuit Plan de la Cerf.

    Altitude restaurants on the way.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 30/09.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Rates
    You must have a pass for using cable car in summer.