Nordic Ski
Between Two Lakes
Between Lake Noir and Lake Besson, this easy hike gives you access to beautiful scenic landscapes, facing the Belledonne mountain range.
Texte d'introduction & contenu
BETWEEN TWO LAKES
- Morning 
- Duration 2 hrs 45 
- Difficulty : 1/5
- Nordic ski tour outing
You are at 2100m above sea level and on this large plateau of lakes, explore the peaceful expanses where skiers cannot gain access with their skis, only via hiking. Popular in the summer, the hiking lakes offer equally great sensations in winter. This is the only time of the year where you can cross! Take your time: there are so many panoramas to observe, along the ridges ... It is also an opportunity to optimise your technique and enjoyment of nature.
Your 'BETWEEN TWO LAKES' program details
The success of this outing will depend on the kindness of the weather. If conditions require adjusting or suspending the hike, we will notify you the day before.
Morning
  • Meet at the ESF office at 9:00am.
  • Safety is an absolute priority, in preparation for the hike we must consider: snow conditions, weather and delivery of your kit.
  • we take the cablecar 'mixte des Jeux' to get some height
  • We reach the 'Lac Besson' chalet by the cross-country ski trail.
  • We cross the lake along the ridges, between Lake Noir and Lake Besson.
  • We follow the Lake Besson weir.
  • We descend  back to the station via the track.
  • Return to ESF office at midday.
Equipment
Provided
  • Security kit (bag, shovel, DVA, radio)
To Bring
  • Cross-country skis and poles
  • Small snacks like cereal bars
  • Water

Points of view ...
Our guides are experts & extremely knowledgeable of the area 
An ever changing course
"We love this change of scenery and find ourselves in this dream setting. From one day to another, the mountain is never the same. Snow powder or crust, play of shadows and a rainbow of colours, clouds and wind, the mountain changes and is lived daily."
Florian
Instructor ESF
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