Trek - Tour of Vanoise Glaciers

Trek - Tour of Vanoise Glaciers

The Vanoise National Park is the first French national park. It was created in 1963 largely because of the disappearance of the ibex. During this four-day trek, we suggest you go around the glaciers of the Vanoise. It is an immersion in the heart zone of the park which is wild and totally preserved. We will evolve from refuge to refuge on paths in balcony which will enable you to appreciate the magnificent landscapes. At the bend of a path, with a little luck, we find ourselves face to face with an ibex which will be an opportunity to make beautiful photographs.
Next travel :Du 01 July au July 4, 2024
Price per person for a minimum of 6 participants4 days / 3 nightsInformation at +33 450 57 82 59
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In the heart of the Vanoise National Park

In the heart of the Vanoise National Park

Highlights of the trek

  • A balcony itinerary in the heart of the national park
  • Quality huts
  • Magnificent and preserved landscapes
  • A fauna and a flora to the appointment

Day 1 : Ascent to the Vanoise pass

D+1110m D-300m    Dist 12,4km    5h walking

Meeting point at the parking lot of the refuge " Le Repoju ". Welcome and presentation of the trek. Descent to Pralognan-la-vanoise then climb to the Vanoise pass with the Grande Casse in the background.

Night in a refuge (dormitory).

Day 2 : From the Vanoise pass to the arpont refuge

D+340m D-560m    Dist 14km    4h30 walking

Departure in balcony for the refuge of Arpont. The valley of the Leisse is revealed little by little with the South face of the Grande Motte, the highest point of the skiable domain of Tignes.

Night in a refuge (dormitory).

Day 3 : Passage under the dent parrachée

D+950m D-740m    Dist 17,9km    6h30 walking

This is the longest day of the trek. We overlook the glacial valley where Termignon is located. After having bypassed the Dent Parrachée by the South, we return to our refuge for the night.

Night in a refuge (dormitory).

Day 4 : Return to Pralognan via the Aussois pass

D+610m D-1430m    Dist 14km    5h30 walking

Climb towards the highest point of our tour, the col d'Aussois at 2914m. At the top, a panoramic view of the Alps with the Mont-Blanc massif in the background awaits us. The descent is done in direction of Pralognan-la-vanoise.

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Trek - Tour of Vanoise Glaciers

The price includes
Supervision by a qualified mountain leader.
The three nights in a refuge (dormitory) on a half-board basis (evening meal and breakfast).
Picnics for the 4 days.
The price does not include
Emergency and repatriation insurance (Mandatory).
Cancellation insurance (Recommended).
Transportation to the starting point of the trip.
Drinks and food (dry fruits, cereal bars).
Your hiking equipment.
Everything that is not indicated in the "price includes" section.
Travel organized by the Quartz association
An organization of the Bureau des Guides d'Annecy
Affiliated to Apriam
1267 route de Villards-74290 ALEX
Registered with Atout France
IM 073.10.0023

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