2 - Lac de la Vieille

2 - Lac de la Vieille


This route, sometimes in the forest, sometimes in the mountain pastures, will allow you to enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and to ride close by the Lake de la Vieille

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Technical point: depending on your level of ability and equipment (blue, red and black runs).
Duration: 3h-4h.
Physical level: medium

Guidebook with maps/step-by-step

Departure - From the Tourist Office, head up Rue des Grandes Alpes towards the hamlet of Les Verneys1 - Once you've crossed the bridge, walk along the parking lot to take the footbridge on the left of the main road to follow the "Vita Vittel" fitness trail2 - Once in front of the equestrian center, follow the wide dirt path to the right of the building. After a short climb, you'll see the Chapelle Saint Pierre. 3 - Once you've passed the Montissot chairlift, continue up the saddle track to the Les Mérégers restaurant. 4 - Continue towards Lac de la Vieille. 5 - Walk around the lake to find the downhill slopes (recommended route: the family trail). 5 - Follow the signposted path to the Chapelle des Trois Croix. You'll pass through the state forest. 6 - Once you've reached the Chapelle des Trois Croix, follow the signs for the signposted path to the hamlet of Le Col. 7 - You'll pass through the hamlets of Les Granges and Les Choseaux-Ville before returning to the Tourist Office.


- The routes you take are your own responsibility. You must choose a route adapted to your physical and technical capacity. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact mountain professionals.

- Find out about the weather conditions before your departure.

- Be properly equipped to practice hiking in complete safety and deal with the vagaries of the weather.

Tell someone if you are leaving alone and prefer a morning departure so as not to be surprised by the night.

2 - Lac de la Vieille

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