The Pas du Follet
Vallon of Rencurel
The Coulmes massif
During this period, coal miners made charcoal in metal furnaces, while the ancestral method perpetuated by some until the sixties was to carbonize logs of beech, skillfully arranged in grindstones covered with earth, shelter from the air. It took 50 tons of wood to get 10 tons of coal.
In 1998, a man revived the past by reviving this charcoal hut.
Stay on the marked paths is also respect private property.
Access and parking
From Villard-de-Lans take the direction of the Gorges de la Bourne by the D531 until the Balme-de-Rencurel, from there take the direction of the Col de Romeyère by the D35.
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