Lac des Estaris




Departure point: Sommet du Drouvet (2650m)
Arrival point: Lac des Estaris
Difference in altitude: 163 mètres
Duration: 3h00


Starting from the resort or from the summit of Drouvet, this hike is a must in the valley. The 6 lakes hike goes through the wide open spaces, the plateaus and the numerous high altitude lakes of Orcières.


Itinerary :


From Orcières 1860 take the two sections of the Drouvet cable car (2650m).

Take the direction of the Estaris lake (1h00) at 2550 m, it is the biggest lake of the commune, classified natural reserve.

Descend towards the Chalet de Rocherousse (45min) while the Lac Profond, the Lac Long, the Lacs Jumeaux, the Lac des Sirènes are revealed on the way down...

From Rocherousse, you can descend by cable car or continue the itinerary towards the Jujal plateau (20min), then back down through the flowery alpine pastures to the resort (30min).

From the Estaris lake, good paths will lead you to the Prelles pass (2807m) or the Freissinières pass (2782m) (45min).

From the latter a less marked path leads you to the Roc d'Iolon (3071m).

From the Lacs Jumeaux a path leads you to the Lac des Pisses and then to Prapic where a shuttle bus will take you back to Orcières 1860.

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