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Vallon Chalets looping - Stage 3 - From the Aiguilles d'Arves Refuge to Les Verneys

The Vallon loop offers a multi-day itinerary up to the Col de l'Épaisseur, via the Aiguilles d'Arves refuge.

Sport Vallon Chalets looping - Stage 3 - From the Aiguilles d'Arves Refuge to Les Verneys Valloire

About

Departing from Valloire (73450)
Average length : 02h40
Vertical drop : 680m
Distance : 6.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals not allowed

Stage 3: Departure from Refuge des Aiguilles d'Arves, Les Choseaux - Verneys: 6.8 km / D+ 0 m / D- 680 m
Step by step :
Head towards Commandraut, then take the path on the right as you descend towards Bonne nuit. Upstream of "les Aiguilles" turn left towards "la Roche Bernard". Follow the Valloirette along its left bank as far as Rivine. Cross the main road and continue along the right bank of the Valloirette as far as Le Verneys.

Itinerary
Altitude max : 2884m
Vertical drop : 680m

Difficult passages

Vertiginous passage at the "Mauvais pas", just after leaving the refuge

Map references

IGN map 3435ET VALLOIRE - Aiguilles d'Arves / Col du Galibier is on sale in Valloire shops.

Further informations

Stone, Grit, Rock, Ground

    1 3

    1/ From the refuge, continue downhill to Commendraut. Instead of taking the left-hand path you came by, continue down to Roche Bernard.
    2/ Return to the hamlet of Les Verneys, following the path to La Rivine and then Les Verneys.

    Precautions: - Find out about weather conditions before you leave. - Inform someone of your itinerary, as communication may be limited. - Choose a morning departure to avoid being surprised by nightfall - The routes you take are your own responsibility. - Choose an itinerary suited to your physical and technical ability. If in doubt, contact mountain professionals. - Make sure you're properly equipped to hike safely and cope with the vagaries of the weather. - This hike is best done in summer when there's no more snow. - Passage through scree just before arriving at the refuge. There are a few things you can do to make your hiking experience safer and more enjoyable. Walking poles improve balance, and regular hydration is essential. Carry a water bottle and snacks to keep your energy up. Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen and sunglasses. Don't forget binoculars to add a touch of observation to your adventure. These small adjustments will help you get the most out of your getaway.

    Prices

    Free access.

    Reception

    Animals not allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    To keep the mountains a pleasure, choose an activity suited to your level of experience and physical ability. Check the weather and seek advice from qualified professionals, and tell someone about your itinerary. Set off with the right equipment: good shoes and walking poles. In your rucksack, carry a water bottle and snacks to keep your energy levels up, a survival blanket or warm clothing. Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen and sunglasses. Don't forget binoculars to add a touch of observation to your adventure.

    Due to the presence of guard dogs, we strongly advise you not to bring your dog.

    Period of practice

    From 01/06 to 15/09.

    Subject to favorable weather.

    Access

    Hameau des Verneys 73450 Valloire
    Departing from : Valloire (73450)
    Latitude : 45.146214 - Longitude : 6.420087
    Information update on 07/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Valloire