The beauty of the vegetation will make forget the monotonous forest trail. Then, the immensities of the mountain pasture of Ambel will reward your efforts. The skier will appreciate the possibilities of gliding on this wild plateau. The punctuation of the refuges on the ground will allow peaceful halts ...
The plateau d'Ambel
From the refuge 3 (1330 m), return to the pastures of Tubanet and descend into the Combe de l'Aubasse. Join the trails of the GR 93, go up the valley and enter the forest. After beautiful descents, join the Verâtre 4 (1198 m) located under the farm of Ambel. Pull right (full north) in the wide valley until the combe of Louvaterre 5 (1165m). Continue to the Gardiol 6 (1125 m - refuge - memorial). From the refuge, take the D199 to reach the car park. From the refuge of Tubanet, it takes about 3 hours to reach the starting point of the hike. The route on the departmental road passes the skier to the clearing of Malatra (1280 m).
In bad weather, it is best to follow the markup in place.
The winter access to the plateau of Ambel is prohibited by the departmental road 199 (Col de la Bataille - Fontaine de Pis) and by the Roc de Touleau road (Col de la Bataille - Pas du Gouillat - GR93) Avalanches, falls of stones and slides - Departmental decree n ° 3 of 11/02/1999.
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