• Mountain lake

Lacs Merlet

The lower and upper Merlet lakes are located on the edge of the Vanoise National Park. The upper Merlet lake is fed by the snow melt in spring and by the waters of a rocky glacier located at the foot of the Aiguille du Fruit.

Mountain lake Lacs Merlet Courchevel


Courchevel (73120)

Follow the ski lift of Les Granges on the right through the mountain pasture to reach a small road, go up on the left at the level of Petit Pralin, follow a path (sign) in the direction of Mont Bel-Air, you pass near a ruin, follow the path which climbs on the right and goes into a wood

After the Mont Bel-Air you find the mountain pasture, take the track to the top of the Roc Mugnier chairlift, then
then take the track that winds under the Pyramide ski lift in the direction of the Platta pass (2408 m).

Once you arrive at the pass, follow the balcony path in the direction of the Merlet lakes refuge. (sign at the counterweight).

Just below the refuge is the lower Merlet lake (2391m), follow it on the right to reach the upper Merlet lake (2450m).

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    Free access.


    Languages spoken : French

    • Parking nearby
    • Picnic area


    Courchevel Moriond 73120 Courchevel
    Information update on 17/07/2023 by Courchevel Tourisme