“LE REFUGE DU GRAND BEC” FROM THE HAMLET OF “LE PLAN FOURNIER”
11 October 2022/in Our ski tours in Savoie/by Bastien
12 May 2016
Ski tour this Tuesday, May 10th to the “Refuge du Grand Bec” with Laurence. A very sunny day and a beautiful hike to the border of the Vanoise National Park.
The “Refuge du Grand Bec”, at the foot of the “Pointe de la Vuzelle”, is very remote and offers stunning views of the south side of Grand Bec, the “Pointe du Vallonnet”, “Col du Vallonnet”, “Pointe du Creux” and “Aiguille de Mey”.
“Le Refuge du Grand Bec” from the Hamlet of “Le Plan Fournier”
Map: IGN TOP25 3534 OT Les Trois Vallées – Modane
Departure altitude: 1723m
Arrival altitude: 2405m
Elevation gain: 682m
Description of the route:
Starting in Fournier, follow the trail through the forest (“Bois de L’Ours” and “Bois Blanc”).
At the exit of the forest, continue on the trail and cross the “Ruisseau de Fontaine Froide”, and then continue the ascent SE on relatively strong slopes to the refuge of the Grand Bec.