From Montgellafrey to the “Grande Léchère” lake (6)

Saint François Longchamp

[Montgellafrey area]
Red level (medium) itinerary with an ascending elevation of 675m. The hike lasts around 3 hours. This path is for people having experience and skills for hiking.

From the parking lot at the entrance of the Montgellafrey village, follow the main road to the local bread oven. Take on your left and go up towards the «Chargeux». Continue to go up on the path. You arrive at a crossing with the road. Take the path in front of you. Take the direction of the «Mollaret» and then the «Andrés» hamlets. Then reach the «Vinits» and the «Cartiers». Arrived at the «Cohendets» let them on your left and go up to the lake.


Dogs allowed. They must be kept on leash.

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Commune :
Saint François Longchamp - Montgellafrey
Adresse :


  • Public WC


  • Pets welcome


Free of charge.

Opening Time

From 01/07 to 31/08.


Dogs allowed. They must be kept on leash.

Spoken languages

  • English English
  • French French

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L’itinéraire en bref

  • Type d'itinéraire ALLER_ITINERANCE
  • Distance 4.6 km
  • Dénivelé positif 675 m
  • Dénivelé négatif 48 m
  • Altitude max. 1681 m
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Refuge du Lac de la Grande Lechere

06 61 16 97 31