In a breathtaking setting this family hike takes you to a welcoming refuge.
« In the month of June, it is frequent that patches of snow remain at the edge of the track leading to Bans Refuge. One day, wanting to photograph a chamois, a hiker injured himself on a boulder passing over a patch of snow. We had to alert the ambulance crew who had to come and get him with the helicopter. »
Blandine Delenatte and Jean-Philippe Telmon, park rangers in Vallouise
Tips and hints
Follow the itinerary and avoid crossing patches of snow.
In Vallouise, take the direction to Puy Aillaud. In Villard, continue straight on to the road that crosses the hamlet to reach the car park at Entre les Aygues. NB. This little road is closed in Winter and can be open quite early in the Spring depending on the frequency of avalanches.
ParkingCar park at Entre-les-Aygues
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