Glacier path

Champagny en Vanoise

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Sentier Glaciologique
Informations sous réserve de l'évolution de la situation et des décisions gouvernementales.
Parking du Laisonnay d'en bas
73350 Champagny-en-Vanoise
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Informations COVID-19

If you want to sleep at the refuge, it is required to book in advance, to sign the individual commitment form to hand in to the guardian (you can find this form on this link: https://www.ffcam.fr/covid-19-ffcam.html) and bring your own sleeping bag or duvet, slippers, hydroalcoholic gel and a mask. Contact the Glière refuge : +33 77 08 96 85 / contact@refugedelagliere.fr / http://www.refugedelagliere.fr/
The waymarked Glacier trail, created by the Vanoise Park, lets you discover some of the highest Vanoise glaciers and helps you understand the origin of glaciers, the way they built up, etc. Starting from Le Laisonnay, walk up to the Glière dried lake (former glacier lake), then to the Grand Plan chalet: behold the view over the glaciers and the Grande Casse. Perfect for a family outing!
Duration : 4hrs
Distance : 15 km
Positive drop : 810 m
Type : outward and return

The itinerary, in the heart of the Vanoise National Park, is marked out with 8 numbered milestones which give you a lots of information about the mountain glaciers.

Arrival at the Glière refuge where you can eat (possibility to stay for the night - reservation is required). You can continue to the Plan du Sel mountain pasture where Beaufort cheese is made (purchase on site) and where herds of Abondance and Tarines cows graze.

Glière refuge : +33 6 77 08 96 85
contact@refugedelagliere.fr
http://www.refugedelagliere.fr/
Prices
Free access.
Characteristic
OK for families with children
yes
Elevation gain
810 m
Descent
810 m
Distance
15km
Type of itinerary
Return
Open
From 01/05 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable weather.

Glacier path

Parking du Laisonnay d'en bas
73350 Champagny-en-Vanoise