Track no. 1: La Grande Plaine

Track no. 1: La Grande Plaine

Level : Beginners track
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2.8km loop from the parking lot at the bottom of the valley - approx. 20m elevation gain

A flat, sunny circuit in the heart of the Freissinières valley.

Please note that the circuit is possible in skating or classic technique (alternative).


Once you've reached the parking lot at the bottom of the valley and your Pass in your pocket, head up the Freissinières plain towards the hamlet of Le Plan.

The trail loops back down to the left bank of the Biaysse and returns to the starting point.
  • Towns crossed : Freissinières


A few rules:

→ Cross-country ski trails are groomed, marked and secured. Access is subject to a fee and reserved for Nordic skiers.

→ You use these trails under your own responsibility: find out about weather conditions, trail closures, don't overestimate your possibilities.

→ Respect the signs: trail directions, dangers, prohibitions, closures.

→ Dogs are forbidden on cross-country ski trails.

→ It is dangerous and forbidden to use the pistes outside opening hours (presence of grooming equipment).

→ Take your garbage with you

Please note that tours are possible in skating or classic technique (alternative).

Conditions are very pleasant all day long in winter. However, from March onwards, it's best to practice in the mornings, as some of the pistes can be quickly exposed to the sun.

Cross-country ski passes can be purchased at the Chalet nordique. Don't forget to bring your trail map!

Please note: this information is for guidance only. It is your responsibility to check the weather report and conditions before you set off. The Tourist Office and the Parc national des Écrins cannot be held responsible in the event of an accident. If you have any doubts, please contact the professionals: instructors or equipment hire companies.

Emergency contact details: Secours Montagne: 04 92 22 22 22 or 112