Lac de Presset
Carte de la Savoie et Vanoise

4 Days smoothly in Beaufortain

Grand Tour de Tarentaise

Touring hike in France
Duration: 4 days
from 413 €
* 492 € for each adult
Technical level required:
Physical level required:

Minimal level required : Easy level, trekking on path

Walking time : 3 to 5 hours for walking

Heigh variations : 400 to 700 positive meters

Luggage porterage : Backpack for 2 days, luggage joins us 2nd, 3rd day and 4th day

Name : DOBIAS Serge
Diploma : accompagnateur en montagne
Mobile phone : 06 77 07 06 22
Thu September 6th 2018 to Sun September 9th 2018
Places disponibles: 10
Nombre d'inscriptions1 - 2
Prix413,00 €

Trekking – Easy level - Altitude : between 1300 and 2600m – technical difficulty : none

A smoothly approach of the Grand Tour de tarentaise in his most authentic part, in the mountain borders of the men and the high mountain. For days in midair, on crests between Mont Blanc and Vanoise, in high mountain pastures at the heart of the Beaufort, with flowers and marmots...

Group size

Minimum required number : 4 participants

Maximum required number : 10 participants

Accommodation type

Authentic refuges guarded but recently renovated. Overnight stays in dormitory from 3 to 8 people. Showers.


Picnic day 1 supplied by the guide with local products. Other days, half board in refuge, picnic at noon prepared by the guards of the various refuges.


Taxis minibus.


Police formalities : compulsory ID card with date of validity.

Sanitary formalities : Warn your guide of any medical risk. To realize this stay in the best conditions, we advise you to make beforehand a medical balance sheet with your general practitioner to confirm your capacity for the trekking.

Access to the meeting

By every possible means at your convenience, train or personal vehicle

Diverses information
If you wish arrive before your stay or to stay in Tarentaise later, tell us, we shall put in you in connection with partner accommodations (campsite, hotels, holiday cottages …) We are also suppliers of advice regarding restoration!!!
Several possible dates summer 2017

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492 Euros for each adult      Enfant 10-16 years old : 442 Euros

The price includes

Elements described above concerning: 

- The organization, 

- The supervision by a mid mountain guide graduate, living in Tarentaise,

- The half board in refuge, 

- The picnics and the tastings, 

- Transfers and porterage of luggage.

The price don't includes

Elements described above concerning:

- The return transport up to the place of meeting, at Aime.

- The day 4 dinner

- The personal insurances: personal civil liability …

- The individual equipment,

- Drinks

- Police formalities and sanitary

- All which is not mentioned in this document

Payment terms

Deposit of 30 % on registration. Balance in 30 days of the departure. Payments accepted by bank transfer or bank card.


Every participant have to be a holder of a civil liability as well as an individual guarantee multirisk with the aim of protecting itself incidents or accidents which can arise before either during the trekking.

If needed, we propose you several formulae of insurances, under the condition that your place of residence is in Europe:

- ASSISTANCE : repatriation / expenses of help and search in 1 % of the amount of the price,

- CANCELLATION in 3,5 % of the amount of the price

- In the case of purchase of both formulae, Assistance + cancellation to 4,5 %, you will be also covered for the interruption of stay. 

General arrangements of Insurance on brochures Europ Assistance.

Day 1 : Meeting at the station of Aime, with the mid moutain guide, transport in taxi until the departure of the trekking. Meal supplied by the guide with local products. 

Gone to Refuge du Nant du Beurre : 3 h of walking, made uneven +730 m 

Plan a light bag for 2 days of walking. Your additional luggage will join you upon the arrival of the 2nd day.

A slow ascent on the ancestral paths of alpagistes. The refuge was moreover a old chalet of municipal high mountain pasture.

Meal and night in the refuge.


Days 2 : Le Nant du Beurre – La Coire, the most beautiful high mountain pastures of Beaufortain : 4 h of walking, made uneven +400 m and -450 m. Picnic prepared by the refuge.

On passage, possibility of ascent of the Crêt du Bœuf 2384 M.

In the afternoon, descent up to the high mountain pasture of Plan Pichu, meeting with alpagistes and tasting. We get acquainted with the most beautiful of the cows of our mountains, the tarine, of which we think that the Roman already knew her. A certainty, the cheese produced in Tarentaise by Ceutrons was known and appreciated at Rome.

Transfer of your luggage up to the refuge.

Meal and at night in the refuge of The Coire.


Day 3 : Refuge of the Coire – refuge of Presset, at the foot of a mythical summit: 5 hours of walking, made uneven +650m, -260m. Picnic prepared by the refuge. 

We leave the mountain of the men to gain the high mountain. Pierra Menta, on 2714 M let there by Gargantua, attracted for a long time the climbers but was conquered only in 1922. None easy way leads to the summit and we shall leave it to the climbers not without having admired its elegance and its rock. A  mythical ski running mountain climbing bears its name. 

Meal and night in the refuge of Presset, in a magic frame.


Day 4 : refuge of Presset - Chapieux, in front of Mont Blanc: 4 hours of walking, made uneven+200m and -1000m. Picnic prepared by the refuge.

In a universe this time completely mineral, we reach the peak of our trekking the Col du Grand Fond 2671 m. It is frequent to meet in the ascent the Lord of these mountains, majestic ibex. 

Supervised by majestic Aiguille du Grand Fond 2920m and Aiguille de la Nova 2893 M, a long descent in front of Mont Blanc and of the Aiguille des Glaciers to arrive at Chapieux, place steeped in history.

Appointment with the taxi and our luggage, return in Aime. Dispersal at about 5 pm.


It is of course only area code, it will be necessary to us to adapt ourselves to the hazards of the weather report as well as in the conditions of the mountain and the participants. In the last resort, the mid mountain guide remains only judge of the program whom he can modify because of imperatives of safety.

Personal equipment to be planned

- Hiking boots

- Cap or hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, 

- Sticks of walking, rainy garment, warm clothes

- Backpack volume averages for 2 days, gourd

- Additional luggage which will join you upon the arrival of the 2nd and of the 3rd or 4th day according to the chosen formula.

Personal pharmacy (bandages, care of feet, cream anti mosquito)

Not exhaustive list