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.

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Commune :
Saint François Longchamp
Adresse :
Maison du Tourisme


  • Public WC


  • Pets welcome


Free of charge.

Opening Time

From 01/07 to 31/08.

Spoken languages

  • English English
  • French French

L’itinéraire en bref

  • Dénivelé positif
    Dénivelé positif 675 m
  • Distance
    Distance 4.6 km
  • Dénivelé négatif
    Dénivelé négatif 48 m
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