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Le Mônetier les Bains / Vallouise
Parc National des Ecrins
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A Tarred or paved road
B Dirt track
C Mule trail
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E Equipped trail (cables, ladders)
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R128 Le Monêtier-les-Bains » Vallouise
  |   6h10   |   19.2 km   |   949 m   |   1250 m

The trail leaves Monêtier-les-Bains on the GR® 54 “Tour de l’Oisans et des Ecrins” with its highest point at the Eychauda pass at the foot of the Dôme de Monêtier glaciers. Bordering the Ecrins national park, it then heads down to the Chambran chalets before crossing the community of Pelvoux to reach the village of Vallouise, the stage destination and doorway to the Ecrins national park.

Point Segment
Name Services Information Marking
Le Monêtier-les-Bains
1474 m
| AD  6.4 km / 3h20
Col de l'Eychauda
2429 m
| D  5.9 km / 1h30
Chalets de Chambran
1721 m
| AD  2.3 km / 0h35
1541 m
| A  2.2 km / 0h25
La Douonne
1358 m
| A  2.4 km / 0h20
1168 m
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  • Jean-Louis GIRAUD - 2013-05-20
    Malgré la présence du GR 54 et le la Via Alpina, il y a un certain ombre d'arbres couchés au travers de la trace ...Plus haut, au dessus de belles foréts de mélèzes, l'itinéraire se mélange largement avec les pistes de ski et la poussière des 4 x 4 ...
    Arrivé à VALLOUISE , j'ai été bien accueilli au Gite LE BAOUTI , situé à la sortie du village, en direction Des VIGNAUX ...
    Douche, chambre avec 1/2 pension pour 33 €uro .
    Tel 04 92 23 46 50
    Automatic translation [Google]
    Despite the presence of the GR 54 and the Via Alpina, there are a shadow lying across the track ... High trees over beautiful larch forests, the route is largely mixed with tracks ski and dust 4 x 4 ... Reached VALLOUISE I was welcomed at Gite THE BAOUTI, located at the exit of the village, towards ... The VIGNAUX Shower room with half board from 33 € uro. Tel 04 92 23 46 50
  • Martin Schreiber - 2011-04-08
    There's also a camping ground in Vallouise with a pizza shop right around the corner.
Last update : 2013-02-06