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Grands Lacs par le refuge de Terre Rouge

This hike is made up of two loops that meet at the Red Earth Hut.

Sport Grands Lacs par le refuge de Terre Rouge Valmeinier


Departing from Valmeinier (73450)
Average length : 06h15
Distance : 14km
Signed walking trail

The low loop allows you to admire the Neuvache valley from a balcony path on the way up. On the way down, the route often tangents the torrent itself.
The high loop takes place in a more mineral universe at the base of the western slope of Mount Tabor.
The marking of these loops is varied.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 789m
Altitude max : 2514m
Vertical drop : 791m


Free of charge.


Languages spoken : French

The Chenalette car park is clearly indicated from the road leading to Valmeinier 1800.

At the car park, drinking water and dry toilets from the beginning of the climb.

Hiking equipment, water.

We also advise you to take with you the IGN paper maps 1:25000 of this hike.

Always be careful and far-sighted when hiking.

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 15/10.
Subject to snow conditions.

Subject to favorable weather.


73450 Valmeinier
Departing from : Valmeinier (73450)
Latitude : 45.162245 - Longitude : 6.496432

More informations

Information update on 11/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Valmeinier