Chamrousse 1750 - Croix de Chamrousse, via Achard lake

Achard lakeThe Achard's lake in familly
Chamrousse 1750 - Croix de Chamrousse, via Achard lake
Chamrousse 2250
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Departure from Roche-Béranger Tourist Office, Chamrousse 1750. A beautiful hike first through the forest, allowing you to enjoy Lac Achard before reaching the top of the resort.
Round trip: 5h (10.6km).
An unforgettable walk with magnificent views of the Taillefer, Lac Achard and other small lakes between the Col de l'Infernet and Col de la Botte.
Once at the summit, don't forget to take advantage of our Panoramic Park, offering sublime panoramas via our belvederes, rooftop and Himalayan footbridge.

As Lac Achard is located in a Natura 2000 zone, we remind you that burning, camping, fishing and swimming are strictly forbidden (under penalty of fine). Bivouacs are permitted from sunset to sunrise, except during the peak summer season from May 01 to October 30 + Infernet area (prefectural decree).
Please stay on the trails to preserve fragile environments.

☆ The little extra: the "hiking star" summer medal for children!
On presentation of a photo taken at the hiking site, brave little hikers will be awarded a named diploma + possible purchase of the "lac Achard" silver star to hang proudly on the backpack (on sale for €2.50 at Tourist Offices).
Opening periodFrom 11/06 to 20/09.

Subject to snow conditions.
Additional welcomePets allowed: dogs are allowed in the summer on all trails on a leash as well as in the gondola. The shepherd who works in Chamrousse in the summer has no Pyrenean Mountain Dog.


Panoramic view of the Taillefer
    Classification, Label
    • Facilities and services :
      • Pets allowed
    • National :
      • FFRandonnée
    General informations
    • Route :
      • Type of route:
      • km (distance)
      • minutes (session length)
      • metres (positive drop)
      • metres (negative drop)
    • Services :
      • Pets allowed
    • Grouping by age (EN) :
      • Dedicated to families with children
    • Difficult passages :
      • Some rocky passages
    To note
    • Internal criteria :
      • Baignade interdite
      • Bivouac interdit de début mai à fin octobre


    Free access. Gondola return ticket not included.


    Chamrousse 1750 - Croix de Chamrousse, par le lac Achard
    Chamrousse 2250
    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 45.109127
    Longitude : 5.876236
    Resort road access from Grenoble: Rocade Sud > exit no. 2 "Uriage" > Route départementale 111 (RD 111) on the Luitel or Seiglières side.
    Recommended parking: Parking Croisette (P4), 623 route de la Croisette (100 m and about 2 minutes' walk from resort center).

    Public transport - Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger stop:
    - regional bus line T87 (to/from Grenoble), "Chamrousse 1750" stop
    - seasonal bus lines :
    - [winter] Transaltitude (to/from Grenoble), stop "CHAMROUSSE 1750 Roche Béranger" and Skibus 707 (to/from Uriage), stop "CHAMROUSSE ROCHE BERANGER".
    - summer] Estibus 707 (to/from Grenoble), "CHAMROUSSE ROCHE BERANGER" stop.
    - resort shuttle: "Centre Commercial (1750)" stop (to/from Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin and Chamrousse 1600 - plateau de l'Arselle/nordic area).
    - transport on demand (TAD) TouGo - line G701 to/from Uriage

    Further information at
    • Internal criteria :
      • Chamrousse 2250
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