The activities

For summer

Hike planification
Hiking trail


The choice is immense, many walks including the GR 50, the Tour du Taillefer starting from the gîte or by taking your car for a few minutes.

Short hikes, long hikes, hikes with a lot of altitude gain or simple quiet strolls.

All the necessary documentation can be found at the lodge, as well as our advice if you wish.

Hiking at "plateau des lacs" near the "Taillefer"
Big rock climbing at "la Bérarde"
Climbing in top rope in "la Bérarde"


Ornon can be a good base camp for climbing. We are not in the land of large cliffs but we are at the foot of large mountains and there are interesting sites around.

Climbing in Oisans

To guide you, you can visit Jean-René Minelli’s website, High Mountain guide.

Ridge hike in "les Écrins"
A cyclist in the night
Cyclists in the mountain


You can start to warm up with a few routes in the plain of Bourg d’Oisans (Voie Verte). Then there are about thirty routes listed on which you can have fun and improve your endurance.


On tracks or on trails, quiet, adventurous or technical routes, downhill routes only, in short there is the choice and the possibility of renting excellent equipment in Bourg d’Oisans.

See mountain bike routes in Oisans

Road cycling

The great passes of the Alps are not far away, they are many and there is enough to make pretty loops through the Maurienne or the Valbonnais. One thing is certain, the last climb to the lodge will leave you with some memories.

See the cycle routes in Oisans

Family time at the lodge
Family walk

Family activities

The lodge is an ideal place to spend a family holiday, anything you need can be found within a radius of 20 km.

For those who like swimming, there are swimming pools in Bourg d’Oisans and Vaujany, a small lake in Valbonnais, torrents in the Ornon valley and mountain lakes of various shapes and sizes.

For those who like to stay put and do nothing, grab a good read and relax on the summer terrace of the lodge, sheltered from the wind.

Road biking, mountain biking, walks, museums to visit (the mineral museum is a must), typical villages to visit, aerial sports, kayaking or canoeing in Bourg d’Oisans and Valbonnais. The list is endless !

For mountaineers, the proximity of the Parc des Écrins, accessible from la Bérarde, Le Perrier or Valbonnais.