Lac vert de la Valmasque

Hiking at the Lac Vert de la Valmasque

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Tende
  • In the Vallon de la Sorcière, a pleasant refuge on the edge of a lake... perhaps you will see the endemic multi-flowered saxifrage. A beautiful itinerary in a high mountain atmosphere in the company of marmots, chamois and ibex.

  • At the end of the carpark, which is the starting point for the hike, you will find signpost 394 pointing towards "Lac Vert et refuge de Valmasque". The itinerary begins on a track which crosses the gorges, before leading to a widening of the Valmasque Valley.At marker 374, leave the track and take the path for Vastière des Dragons (follow the signposts for "Refuge de Valmasque"). At the Cabane Julie waterfall, the path zigzags upwards and goes over an old glacier cliff face. Subsequently,...
    At the end of the carpark, which is the starting point for the hike, you will find signpost 394 pointing towards "Lac Vert et refuge de Valmasque". The itinerary begins on a track which crosses the gorges, before leading to a widening of the Valmasque Valley.At marker 374, leave the track and take the path for Vastière des Dragons (follow the signposts for "Refuge de Valmasque"). At the Cabane Julie waterfall, the path zigzags upwards and goes over an old glacier cliff face. Subsequently, the pleasant refuge of Valmasque (meals, drinks and accommodation available, subject to reservation). it is located on a rocky outcrop rendered smooth by glaciers, between two lakes.Chamois and ibex are often present, except during the hottest periods of the day when they disappear... could it be due to spell by the witch?Follow the same route for the return journey.
    Difficulté = Easy
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