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Lavey valley 2-day hike

Explore the stunning Lavey valley in this 2-day hike with Marc, UIMLA certified mountain leader. There are different options to choose from in this program!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of tripNot specified


This hike in the Lavey valley is the perfect plan to recharge your batteries during 2 days. Join me in this high mountain environment for a refreshing adventure. The Lavey alley is in the Ecrins National Park.

You will be a guest in a protected location. This renders the mountain even more appealing in my opinion. in fact, we will get to fully enjoy the natural scenery.

Both on the first and second day, we can choose between two different itineraries.

We will share a pleasant night in good company with other hikers and mountaineers at the refuge.

The fact that the valley is very sunny is definitely a highlight of the trip. Moreover, we will see marmots and chamoix. Plus, the flora in the area is simply magnificent. During the two days we will enjoy the views over multiple glaciers.

Did you find this 2-day hiking trip to explore the Lavey valley interesting? Then please contact me so we can start planning!


In a refuge.

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Group size: 4 to 12 people. Half board refuge: 43€ per person. You will need to cover the accommodation and meals of the mountain leader. Lunch is not included, you can order a picnic at the refuge (10€).

Meeting point

In front of the tourism office of Bourg d'Oisans at 9AM.




Day 1: Glaciers or Bèches lake

Morning altitude change: +380m

In the afternoon, we have two options. We can go in the direction of the glaciers (D +350m) or to the Bèches lake (D +600m). The latter is a blue-green coloured lake at the foot of a glacier and the Arias needle.

Day 2: Two options for the return

Option 1: By the Souchet hamlet
D +120/-445m

Option 2: Ascend to the Fétoules lake and returning by a wild and remote itinerary (2249m).
D +720/-995m

About the guide

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For 15 years the Alps have been my playground. I am based at the doors of the Ecrins National Park close to Bourg d’Oisans where start the famous “Tour of Oisans”: wild trekking alongside glaciers and high summits.
I am qualified to supervise hiking and snowshoeing.
I’ve been dedicated to the mountain life since I was 12 years old. Currently, I am 48 and I practice with passion a lot of mountain activities: hiking, snowshoeing, mountain skiing, mountaineering and climbing.
I invite you to contact me if you want to discover the French, Swiss and Italian Alps, whether in summer or winter. It will be a pleasure for me to be your company in this adventure.

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