Hiking accessible to any walker with a panoramic view of the dams Plan d'Amont and Plan d'Aval, Dent Parrachée and other surrounding peaks.

Sport Refuge de la Dent Parrachée Aussois


Departing from Aussois (73500)
Average length : 02h45
Distance : 4.2km
Signed walking trail
Animals not allowed

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 500m
Altitude max : 2511m
Vertical drop : 500m

Further informations


Starting point: Parking dam of Upstream Plan
Elevation start: 2,050 m
Elevation tour: 2511 m
Reference Carto: IGN 3534 OT - The Three Valleys - Modane - Series Top 25 - Scale: 1/25000
Stroller accessibility: no
Type of land: land
Type of trail: trail maintained PNV
Level of the hike: walker, no problem
Markings: yellow panels PNV

Possibility of access via chairlift Gran Jeu - go time: 1:30


Free access.


Animals not allowed
Languages of documentation : French
Not adapted to strollers

Period of practice

From 15/06 to 30/09.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Accessible via ski lift
  • Car park


Parking du barrage de Plan d'Amont 73500 Aussois
Departing from : Aussois (73500)
Latitude : 45.254743 - Longitude : 6.724298

Access by road from the dams. From Aussois, head towards the Plan d'Aval and Plan d'Amont dams, Vanoise National Park. 7 km, narrow road - forbidden to coaches.

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair

More informations

Information update on 27/07/2022 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise