Robert lakes from Lessines

  • Pedestrian
  • Difficult - red level
half day
Departure: Croix gondola arrival (from Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin)
Please note that the gondola is only open in July and August and on certain weekends in June and September (otherwise it is a minimum 2.5 hour walk up the hill).
Follow the path down to the Col des Trois Fontaines, then to the Col de la Botte. Descend to the left towards the Col des Lessines, then follow the signs to the Robert lakes. Be careful, the last section between the Col des Lessines and the lakes is relatively complex, with rocky passages.

VARIATION: Robert lakes via the track under the chairlift (1.6km 45 minutes; D+10/D-250). Caution: no markings.

Vigilance: the Chamrousse shepherd uses dogs to herd his flock (but not patous). To ensure that mountain goers and shepherds can get on well together, please follow a few instructions. Don't cross the herd, don't try to pet or feed the dogs or the herd, don't make sudden gestures or throw things that might frighten the dog, don't start running and avoid taking photos from too close...

☆ 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 "lacs Robert" gold star to hang proudly on the backpack (on sale for €2.50 at Tourist Offices).
Opening periodFrom 15/06 to 30/09.
Please note that the cable car is only open in July and August and on certain weekends in June and September (otherwise it is a minimum 2.5 hour walk up the hill).
Robert lakes from Lessines
Croix de Chamrousse (sommet station)
Chamrousse 2250
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
    • English
Type of route: Type of route: : Aller / Itinerance
km (distance) 2 km (distance)
minutes (session length) 50 minutes (session length)
metres (positive drop) 20 metres (positive drop)
metres (negative drop) 230 metres (negative drop)
Robert lakes Robert lakes
Chamrousse 2250 - La Croix Chamrousse 2250 - La Croix


- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
Road access to the resort from Grenoble: "Rocade Sud" > "Uriage" exit n°2 > 111 road (RD 111) on the Seiglières side.
Recommended parking: Henry Duhamel parking (P7), avenue Henry Duhamel (200 metres and about 2 minutes on foot from the gondola).

Hike access from Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin via the Croix gondola.

Public transport - stop Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin:
- bus line T87 (to/from Grenoble), stop "Chamrousse 1650".
- seasonal bus lines [summer]: Estibus 707 (to/from Grenoble), stop "CHAMROUSSE LE RECOIN VFD".

Good to know - another stop less than 500m away (place de Belledonne, near the Tourist Office):
- resort shuttle: "Télécabine (1650)" stop (to/from Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger and Chamrousse 1600 - plateau de l'Arselle/nordic area)
- transport on demand (TAD) TouGo - line G701 to/from Uriage : stop "Chamrousse - Le Recoin
General informations
  • Services :
    • Pets allowed
Equipments & Services
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
    • Orientation board
  • Restaurants :
    • Catering
To note
  • Help for client/transport :
    • Help for client/transport



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