Starting from the refuge, you can go for a day hike to discover these preserved areas, or start a tour in the heart of the mountain.
The refuge is a stopover point for the GR®5 and the Via Alpina.
A la journée
Climb to the Ponturin valley for a picnic by the lake of La Plagne - Easy level, 4h loop
Discovery of the Alpine pastures and pastoralism, towards the meadows of Geay - Easy level, 3h loop.
Ascent to the Col de Plan Séry - Medium level, 6h round trip
Ascent to the Col de la Sachette - Sustained level, round trip in 6h
The refuge is a stopover point for two long-distance hiking trails:
the Via Alpina (great route of the Alpine Arc)
the GR®5 cross the mountains from North to South.
Itinerant hike from the refuge :
- Tour of the Grande Casse in 4 to 5 days
- Tour of Mont Pourri in 3 to 4 days
- Tour de la Vanoise in 7 to 12 days
Plus d'idées sur Rando Vanoise
Tour of the Mont Pourri in 5 days - itinerary
Circuit of the Setives waterfalls in 6 hours - moderate hike
Sporting loop around La Plagne in 4 days - sporty hike
Loop of Notre Dame des Vernettes in 3 hours - easy hike
Forest loop of the Palais de la Mine in 3 hours - easy hike
Above the refuge, a discovery trail allows you to go on a one-hour loop to discover the local nature.