Mont Thabor

Thabor's Refuge & Mont Thabor hiking

at Valfréjus

  • Night at a refuge, Mount Thabor summit, a chapel and a panoramic view over the Ecrins barrier, the Vanoise mountains and Italy.

  • From the Lavoir (washhouse) car park, take the GR5 hiking trail until you reach the fork at Lauze dam, and go left. Cross the Replanette Pass (a virgin statue and 3 chalets) and continue to the Vallée Etroite Pass, then go right to reach the Thabor refuge. The next day, to get to Mount Thabor, backtrack to go over the Vallée Etroite Pass to the other side of the mountain, staying on the highest path on the right, towards Peyron Lake, Méandes Pass, the Calvary and the Chapel.

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    From the Lavoir (washhouse) car park, take the GR5 hiking trail until you reach the fork at Lauze dam, and go left. Cross the Replanette Pass (a virgin statue and 3 chalets) and continue to the Vallée Etroite Pass, then go right to reach the Thabor refuge. The next day, to get to Mount Thabor, backtrack to go over the Vallée Etroite Pass to the other side of the mountain, staying on the highest path on the right, towards Peyron Lake, Méandes Pass, the Calvary and the Chapel.

    It is essential to have an Ordnance Survey (IGN) map to follow the itinerary to the top of Mount Thabor.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/07 to 01/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Environment

    • Near shuttle stop
    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages

  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Services

    • Animals accepted
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