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Refuge de la Pra

in Revel

  • At 2100 meters, the refuge of La Pra, close to the many clear lakes of the Massif Belledonne, will delight anglers, hikers and families. La Pra is also a wonderful pasture where you can encounter marmots, wild sheep and ibex.

  • Getting there :
    1/ at the car park of Pré Raymond, take the forest road then a trail to the left (southeast). Some laces lead you to an almost horizontal path that allows you to get out of the forest. Cross the stream before reaching the dam and the Lac du Crozet. Follow the path along the lake and walk up the valley of Mercier to the Col de la Pra. At the mountain pass, turn right (south) and get to the refuge located 5 minutes from the Col de la Pra.

    2/ In Chamrousse, from the car park...
    Getting there :
    1/ at the car park of Pré Raymond, take the forest road then a trail to the left (southeast). Some laces lead you to an almost horizontal path that allows you to get out of the forest. Cross the stream before reaching the dam and the Lac du Crozet. Follow the path along the lake and walk up the valley of Mercier to the Col de la Pra. At the mountain pass, turn right (south) and get to the refuge located 5 minutes from the Col de la Pra.

    2/ In Chamrousse, from the car park at the foot of the Grande Aiguille, follow the GR of Pays then pass between the lakes (path GR 738). Climb back up slightly before descending into the valley of l'Echaillon. Leave on your left the path to the waterfalls of l'Oursière, then on your right the path to the lake David. Climb back to Lake Leama and reach lakes Longet and Claret. Climb to the ledge where you will find the refuge.
    3/ At the Recoin de Chamrousse, take the path GR 738 to reach the lakes Robert. Then follow the same itinerary as the one by the Croix de Chamrousse.
    High gain : 740m/400m
    Walking time : 3h30/4h
    Ease of access :
    IGN map : Top 25 3335OT
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  • From January 1, 2021 until March 4, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge d'hiver non gardé
  • From March 5, 2021 until April 10, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge ouvert et gardé, sous réserve de l'alimentation en eau potable du refuge.
  • From April 11, 2021 until April 29, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge d'hiver non gardé
  • From April 30, 2021 until May 23, 2021
    Opened On Friday, On Saturday
    * Refuge ouvert et gardé uniquement le week-end
  • From May 24, 2021 until June 4, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge d'hiver non gardé
  • From June 5, 2021 until September 11, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge ouvert et gardé
  • From September 12, 2021 until September 16, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge d'hiver non gardé
  • From September 17, 2021 until September 25, 2021
    Opened On Friday, On Saturday
    * Refuge ouvert et gardé uniquement le week-end
  • From September 26, 2021 until March 3, 2022
    Opened Everyday
    * Refuge d'hiver non gardé
  • * Dates to be confirmed Subject to snow conditions