Lac Blanc from Refuge de Péclet-Polset
As I climb up the Chavière valley, I am quickly immersed in a meadow-pasture landscape where I appreciate the beauty of the flora and enjoy observing families of marmots, lying silently in the grass. At the Refuge de Péclet-Polset, I find myself in a traditional alpine setting where the rock reigns supreme, the result of a ""carambolesque"" arrangement. The end of the walk is marked by the blue-green setting of Lac Blanc, an atmosphere of contemplation and meditation. The view from the lake takes my breath away with the Col du Soufre facing me, the points of the Observatory and the Râteau (rake) on the other side. If you are lucky, like me on this day, the ibex may make an appearance. Don’t be surprised to see some of them with colourful tags on their ears and collars around their necks, they are being studied and monitored!”"
A shy impersonator
A community ahead of its time
Above, on and under water
It is a people-friendly bird.
Slow-cooked in a very hot oven
On the clods
Drink in moderation or not at all!
Lo tsa pentu
The common rock thrush
The Alpage de Ritort
Like its song
Like a tarte tatin
The mountain “sparrow”
I have setbacks, but I keep myself together
Cousin to the crow
- Departure : Pont de la Pêche car park, Pralognan-la-Vanoise
- Arrival : Pont de la Pêche car park, Pralognan-la-Vanoise
- Towns crossed : PRALOGNAN-LA-VANOISE
Please note that mountain biking is only permitted up to the Refuge de Péclet-Polset and only on the vehicle track. The trail after the refuge is inaccessible to horses (bare rock passage and micro cliff). The route passes through the heart of the National Park and, as such, you must leave your dog at home or with someone you trust.
Maison de la Vanoise - Avenue Chasseforêt<br>73710 Pralognan-la-Vanoise,
04 79 08 71 49
Access and parking
RD 915 to Pralognan-la-Vanoise. Pass the Olympic flame at the entrance to the village, then follow the municipal road on the right just before the municipal swimming pool, until the Pont de la Pêche car park (approximately 5 km)
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