A walk through Europe's highest spruce forest! The area provides a particularly suitable habitat for chamois. If you stay alert and quiet, there's a good chance you'll see one!
About : Auris Resort > les Sures – Hiking
This panoramic footpath affords a breath-taking vista across the surrounding mountain ranges and a commanding view of the Bourg d’Oisans plain.
Starting point: Auris resort
Elevation gain: 160 m
Duration There/Back: 2h5
Distance: 2,7 km
Map OBP n°3 (Oisans au Bout des Pieds), trail n°313
From the tourist office, take the road to the right and go up to the first bend. The path leaves at the bend (sign) and joins a track a little further up. Follow the track to its end and take the path on the right along the ridge to Les Sures. You go along the top of the Auris slopes on one side and you overlook the Romanche valley on the left. A beautiful view from above!
TO SEE ON THIS ROAD
-View of Prégentil with its famous geological folds
TO SEE NEARBY
-Auris and its 9 traditional hamlets including Les Cours with its chapel, museum of rural life and sundials which reflect the generous hours of sunshine in the region
-The large number of chapels: the Chapelle des Anges, some of whose objects are listed as historic monuments or the Chapelle St Jean Baptiste whose wooden bell tower makes it so special
-The preserved oratories
-The Romanesque church
2 h 15
J+ : 280 m
Level green –very easy
Map and GPX marking
Auris Resort > les Sures – Hiking
From 01/05 to 31/10.
Free of charge