From the Preney to the “Grande Léchère” lake refuge (7)

Saint François Longchamp

[Montgellafrey area]
Red level (medium) itinerary. 4km long and around 2h duration.

You can park your car at the Preney hamlet, below the Montgellafrey village. The path goes up on the road of the Preney hamlet. Continue on the track on your left, going around the hamlet. Follow it for about 800 meters before turning on your right at the directional marker. Take on your left towards «Le Poizat» and take on the left towards the «Rocher de la Mort». Once you’re at the «Plan des Fées», take a passageway in the woods on your left, overhanging the road. Then continue on the opposite pist. After the «Sapey des Baracons», take on the left when you arrive at a turn of the road. Go back to the path to the «Lac de la Grande Léchère»


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Commune :
Saint François Longchamp - Montgellafrey
Adresse :


  • Pets welcome


Free of charge.

Opening Time

From 01/07 to 31/08.


Map & Points of Interest

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L’itinéraire en bref

  • Type d'itinéraire ALLER_ITINERANCE
  • Distance 4 km
  • Dénivelé positif 459 m
  • Dénivelé négatif 10 m
  • Altitude max. 1696 m
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