MODIFIED - Snowshoeing trail: Crêtes de l'Arselle

Equipment : Winter sports, Snowshoe itinerary

Easy snowshoeing route in Chamrousse 1600 - Nordic area (Plateau de l'Arselle).
3.4km marked trail lasting 1h45 with 90m vertical drop.
Possibility to rent snowshoes at the 2 sports shops on site.

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ROUTE MODIFICATION (See route in pdf attached)

Crêtes de l'Arselle tour
From the Nordic area : before going into the forest, walk along the cross-country runs and discover Nordic skiing, then go to the ridges to overlook the Livet and Gavet valley. A short initiation to snowshoeing, following the prints of forest animals.
Please note that dogs are prohibited on this snowshoe walk.


Free access.

Opening periods

From 15/12 to 15/04.

Subject to snow conditions.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
  • Parking


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

Public transport - stop Chamrousse 1600 - Arselle plateau:
• seasonal bus lines only [winter]: Skibus 707 (to/from Uriage), "CHAMROUSSE DOMAINE NORDIQUE" nordic area stop
• resort shuttle: "Plateau de l’Arselle Domaine nordique (1600)" stop (to/from Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger and Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin)

  • Latitude: 45.099555
  • longitude: 5.877522


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

Track characteristics

3 km
Positive level difference:
110 m
Daily duration:
1h 45min
Level green – easy

See also