Tour of Mont Rosset with a night in La Balme refuge - family hike

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Chapelle Saint Guérin - départ
Parking de la chapelle Saint Guérin La Côte d'Aime
73210 La Plagne Tarentaise
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Set off on a classic hike on the Versant du Soleil: "The Tour of Mont Rosset".
The little extra: a night at La Balme refuge at the foot of the Pierra Menta and on the GR5 trail.
DAY 1:
0/ Set off from Saint Guérin chapel car park.
1/ ST GUERIN CHAPEL - LA BALME REFUGE
Follow the path that goes towards La Balme refuge (1h30), going through the beautiful Foran valley on the banks of the Ormente and through the meadows.

DAY 2:
2/ LA BALME REFUGE - MONT ROSSET - ST GUERIN CHAPEL
The next day, climb to Col du Mont Rosset and discover the plunging view of the valley, the forest and the mountain pastures. Go back down the path, then follow the signs to Mont Rosset chalet and Saint Guérin chapel.
You can make a diversion to Portette lake by taking the path on the right after Col du Mont Rosset.
Return to the chapel.
For this second day, count 2.5 hours of walking (+1.5 hrs with Portette lake).
Niveau difficulté
Level green –very easy
For beginners / novice
Data en openingstijden
From 15/06 to 15/09, daily.
Supervised refuge
Booking obligatory.

From 16/09 to 14/06, daily.
Unsupervised refuge, contact the guardian.
Languages spoken
French
Characteristic
Minimum age
6 yrs
Animals accepted
yes
OK for families with children
yes
Elevation gain
742 m
Descent
742 m
Distance
10km
Type of itinerary
Circuit

Tour of Mont Rosset with a night in La Balme refuge - family hike

Parking de la chapelle Saint Guérin La Côte d'Aime
73210 La Plagne Tarentaise