Around Lac de Bissorte
Level: Easy | Elevation: +/-360 m | Duration: 2h30 | Loop | Marked
From the hut, follow the “Vallon” (South). At the signpost take a left. Go pass the ruines and keep going on the trail. At the dam, cross it and come back on the other side of the lake to the refuge.
Level: Easy | Elevation: – 203m/+ 468m | Duration: 3h | Return trip | Marked
From the hut, go down to the lake and go along it to the signpost (Mont Coburne). Take a left and go up to the summit.
Come back down the same way (1h30).
Col des Marches and Pointe de la Sandonière
Level: Easy | Elevation: +/- 732m | Duration: 4h | Return trip | Partly marked
From the hut, go down towards the lake. Take a left at the signpost to Col des Marches (2725m). On the top, continue on the edge to the highest point.
Come back down the same way (2h).
Combe St Michel
Level: Easy | Elevation: +/- 546m | Duration: 5h | Return trip | Partly marked
Cross the wooden bridge right below the hut and take the first left towards South West. Pass the hill and go up the stream to a small lake (2621m). Keep going up to the crest (2741m).
Come back down the same way (1h15). You could also reach the Col des Marches and come back down to the refuge (2h).
Lac and Col des Bataillères
Level: Easy | Elevation: +192m or +557m | Duration: 2h or 3h30 | Return trip | Marked
From the hut follow the Vallon (South) to Lac des Bataillères (2422m). Go along it and follow the trail to Crête des Bataillères (2787m).
Come back down the same way.
Col des Roches
Level: Medium | Elevation: +/- 635m | Duration: 3h30 | Return trip | Unmarked
From the hut, go towards the vallon (South). At the signpost take a left. After two turns go up a croup (2381m) and leave on your left the trail to Col des Sarrasins. Pass a cairn (built in 1933 during fights) and keep going towards South East (combe de la Grande Montagne). Cross the stream and follow it to 2600m of altitude. The last part is very rocky to the saddle (2836m).
Come back down the same way (1h15). You could also follow the ridge to Col des Bataillères and come back down passing Lac des Bataillères (2H30).
Col, mines and Pointe des Sarrasins
Level: Medium | Elevation: +/- 1036m | Duration: 5h30 | Return trip | Partly marked
From the hut, go towards the Vallon (South). At the signpost take a left to Col des Sarrasins (2844m). Go down the other side. After few turns (cairn) go left, off trail, on rocky slopes to the entry of the mine. Continue pass the ruines, to Pointe des Sarrasins.
Come back down the same way (2h15).
Level: Difficult | Elevation: +/- 740m | Duration: 4h | Off trail | Unmarked | Return trip
Cross the wooden bridge right below the hut, take the first left and go up towards South West. Pass the hill and keep going along the stream to the altitude of 2550m. Get off the trail and continue towards South. Cross the screes to the bottom of the ancient glacier of Roche Noire. Keep going South in the steep slopes to 2843m. Go down to Lac Pépin.
Come back down the same way (1h45).