A beautiful hike to a high-altitude lake with a view of the Vanoise massif

Sport Lac de Portette trail La Plagne Tarentaise


Departing from La Plagne Tarentaise (73210)
Average length : 05h00
Distance : 10km
Non signed itinerary
Animals allowed

Along the way, discover the Chalet du Mont Rosset, a mountain chalet where they make the "Prince" of Gruyère cheeses: Beaufort cheese!

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 700m
Altitude max : 2333m
Vertical drop : 700m

Further informations

Rock, Stone, Ground

    1 2


    Free access.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Safety rules
    • Check the weather forecast before you leave.
    • Avoid going alone. Tell someone that you are leaving and your planned route.
    • Don't forget to drink, eat and take breaks during the hike.
    • Wear good shoes and clothes that are suitable for the mountains.
    • Take with you: sun cream, hat, sunglasses, warm clothes and rain gear, a mobile phone in case of problems.
    • Take a map with you. This map is given as an indication, it does not replace the IGN maps.
    Good conduct
    • Stay on the marked paths and avoid the hayfields.
    • Respect the environment.
    • Watch out for herds of animals, keep your dog on a lead.
    • Please take your litter with you.

    In case of accident: 112 or 18
    Weather: 32 50

    Period of practice

    From 01/06 to 15/10.
    Subject to weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome


    Chapelle St Guérin Foran La Côte d'Aime 73210 La Plagne Tarentaise
    Departing from : La Plagne Tarentaise (73210)
    Latitude : 45.605843 - Longitude : 6.674118
    Moving across the city : La Côte-d'Aime (73210), La Plagne Tarentaise (73210)
    Information update on 11/06/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Grande Plagne