• Sport

Hiking : Le Lac Nicolas

Start: Parking at the junction of the departmental road of the old road giving entrance at the Grand Maison flood barrier.

Sport Hiking : Le Lac Nicolas Saint-Colomban-des-Villards


Departing from Saint-Colomban-des-Villards (73130)
Average length : 01h30
Signed walking trail

Descriptive: Take on the left the wide hairpin bend path going down to a bridge. Once crossed, go to the left at the junction and go up at the Montfroid pasture to the pass, then go on the left on the ridge to reach the Nicolas lake. Possibility to reach the Etendard refuge.
(Warning itinerary in blue dotted lines to Nicolas lake then in red dotted lines to the refuge.

Total elevation gain : 680m

Difficult passages

Directional brochures fixed on wood stakes, walls and rocks..

Further informations



Free of charge.


Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 01/12.


Chef Lieu 73130 Saint-Colomban-des-Villards
Departing from : Saint-Colomban-des-Villards (73130)
Latitude : 45.293551 - Longitude : 6.226008
Information update on 15/12/2021 by Office de tourisme Espace Glandon