Lac Foréant et Eychassier

Col de l'Eychassier et ses lacs

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Molines-en-Queyras
10.3 km
5h 30min
Hard
  • A big loop in the Bouchouse valley with its numerous lakes, its fauna, its flora, its emblematic summits... Welcome to paradise!

  • Park on the big parking located 300 m after the Refuge de l'Agnel and continue towards the Col Agnel.
    Take the GR58 direction Col Vieux for about 300m, until the sign "Passerelle de l'Eychassier". From there, no more markings. Thanks to your map and your compass you will go to the col de l'Eychassier, then you will go down first to the lakes of Eychassier and then to the Lac Foréant. From there you will follow the GR58 to reach the Egorgéou lake. The return will be done by the GR58 passing...
    Park on the big parking located 300 m after the Refuge de l'Agnel and continue towards the Col Agnel.
    Take the GR58 direction Col Vieux for about 300m, until the sign "Passerelle de l'Eychassier". From there, no more markings. Thanks to your map and your compass you will go to the col de l'Eychassier, then you will go down first to the lakes of Eychassier and then to the Lac Foréant. From there you will follow the GR58 to reach the Egorgéou lake. The return will be done by the GR58 passing again by the Foréant Lake and then the Vieux pass.

    The whole area you are going to cross has been rehabilitated in the last few years. We invite you to enjoy this exceptional site while respecting the protected areas.
    You will discover the rocky glacier of Foréant, the thufurs, the arctic rush...
    You may observe ibex, ptarmigan, marmots...
    You will immortalize your memories with beautiful photos!

    In summer you can meet the marauders of the Queyras Regional Natural Park who will share with you the beauty and fragility of the site.

    In summer, the marauders of the PNR du Queyras welcome you to their chalet on the parking lot.
  • Departure
    Molines-en-Queyras
  • Difference in height
    705 m
  • Parking of the Col Vieux, located at 300 m after the refuge while going up to the Col Agnel.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 31/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
705 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 2925 m
  • Minimum altitude : 2398 m
  • Total positive elevation : 705 m
  • Total negative elevation : -705 m
  • Max positive elevation : 283 m
  • Min positive elevation : -511 m
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Public WC
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
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