"Chamrousse-Belledonne lakes trails" running trail

Equipment : Pedestrian sports, Trail route

One of the most beautiful mountain running track in Chamrousse. There, you could discover different mountain lakes. It is also the path for the famous event of "Trails of Belledonne - Chamrousse lakes" in July (TLCB)!

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Departure: Tourist Office 1750 - Roche-Béranger.
Loop: Chamrousse 1750 – Achard lake – Robert lake – Pourettes lake – Vallons lake – Chamrousse 1750.

Let's discover the three natural mountain lakes in Chamrousse. It will be for your a guaranted change of scenery and viewing pleasure !
You can have a break around the lake Achard, in a Natura 2000 protected area* or next to the Robert lakes before to getting down the mountain till the Pourettes lake and direction le Recoin (1650m) finishing by the Vallons lake.

* In the Natura 2000 area making fire, setting a tent, fishing and swimming are striclty forbidden (under penalty). Bivouac is allowed from sunset to sunrise (except in July and August over-visitation period).
Please stay on trails to protect fragile areas.

Difficult running trail. Estimated running time for an average speed of 7km/h.


Free access.

Opening periods

From 15/06 to 30/09.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused


  • Mountain location
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Forest location

Track characteristics

Level red – hard

Good deal

Discovery of the natural altitude lakes, marmot observation, fishing in the "Lacs Robert" lakes, discovery of the alpine pasture and picnic tables in the middle.

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