Map and booklet "Walks and Hikes Haute Maurienne Vanoise" (sold for €4 at the Tourist Office)
Stone, Ground, Grit
Take the path to the right of the car park. After a short climb, it levels out and takes you to the Plan du Lac refuge (overnight accommodation and meals). Walk along the banks of the Plan du Lac fishing lake, then take the path leading down to St Barthélémy Chapel. Continue downhill (the path become steeper) in the same direction until you eventually cross the bridge and go uphill again on a track which leads to the Entre-Deux-Eaux refuge (overnight accommodation and meals).
It is possible to get to Entre-Deux-Eaux and back by shuttle bus. The path up to the Vanoise Pass takes 2 hours and 15 minutes from the refuge.
Period of practice
From 15/06 to 15/10.
Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Park in the Bellecombe car park. In the summer season, it is possible to take the Val Cenis Termignon - Entre-Deux-Eaux bus line and get off at the "Bellecombe" stop.