Snowshoeing trail: Lac Achard by Arselle

Equipment : Winter sports, Snowshoe itinerary

All along your walk, you will have an unobstructed view of the Arselle peat bog (Nordic area) and the Taillefer. At the end of the track, you will be facing the frozen and snow-covered lake : breathtaking scenery !

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Leaving from the Nordic area via l'Arselle: 3h30 round trip, 5.8 km and 310 m ascent.
As you hike, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of the Arselle peat bog (Nordic area) and the Taillefer mountain range. At the end of the path, the snow-covered Lac Achard awaits you: a breathtaking landscape!
This peaceful and enchanting place is also a listed site that must be respected.


Free access.

Opening periods

From 15/12 to 15/04.

Subject to snow conditions.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets allowed
  • Parking


Parking along the D111 road, then access on foot via the groomed pedestrian link to the Arselle plateau.

Public transport - stop Chamrousse 1600 - Plateau de l'Arselle :
- seasonal bus lines [winter] : Skibus 707 (to/from Uriage), stop "CHAMROUSSE DOMAINE NORDIQUE
- resort shuttle : stop "Plateau de l'Arselle Domaine nordique (1600) (to/from Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin and Chamrousse 17500 - Roche Béranger)

  • Latitude: 45.099585
  • longitude: 5.877951


  • Mountain location
  • Ski resort
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Near shuttle stop

Track characteristics

5 km
Positive level difference:
311 m
Daily duration:
3h 30min
Level red – hard, For experts / practiced

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