- Département: 04 Alpes de Haute Provence
- Commune: SAINT PAUL SUR UBAYE
- Carte IGN: 3538 ET
- Coordonnées géographiques:
- GPS (UTM WGS84): 32T 328060 4933032
- Coordonnées GPS décimales: 44.530117 N / 6.836070 E
- Access: Throughout the year: parking at the hamlet of Fouillouse
- GPS (UTM WGS84): 32T 324891 4932518
- Coordonnées GPS décimales: 44.524734 N - 6.796399 E
Par la route
At Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye, borrow the D25. At the intersection, turn right in the direction of Fouillouse. The parking is located on the left 50 meters before the hamlet of Fouillouse.
Transports en commun
Access by public transport: train station: Gap or www.ter-sncf.com road match Marseille: line Marseille - Gap - Barcelonnette: www.info-ler.fr coaches SCAL - Tel: 04 92 81 00 20 or www.infociao.com such www.scal-amv-voyages.com: 04.92.51.06.05 Transport on demand between Barcelonnette and Saint Paul on Ubaye: Reservation before 18: 00 at the 04.92.81.07.00 www.petetin.com Taxi between St Paul on Ubaye and Fouillouse: www.ubaye.com
From the car park of Fouillouse (1870 m), go through the hamlet of Fouillouse and, at the exit, take the signposted pathway on your left. On approaching the woods, do not take the pathway on the left. Instead, continue the ascent on the right. Stay on the signposted pathway ; do not take the tiny paths. The slope will soften and the pathway will lead to a long arid traverse under the Souvagea. After a last rocky lock, the pathway leads to the mountain hut of Chambeyron (Refuge de Chambeyron-2626 m).
From the mountain hut of Chambeyron (2626 m), leave on the left on the pathway which will quickly go down after a rocky lock. The slope will soften and the pathway will go ahead in a long arid traverse under the Souvagea. Continue the descent by staying on the signposted pathway : do not take the tiny pathways. On the edge of a wooded area, do not take the right pathway and continue the descent to the hamlet of Fouillouse. When you reach the road, go right to cross it and join the car park on the right at the exit of the village (1870 m)
From the parking lot of Fouillouse (1870 m), cross the hamlet and sink Southeast in the valley of Riou de Fouillouse. Go past the ruins of the fort of Plate Lombarde and then, after 1km, climb Northeast to pass under the Western side of Brec de Chambeyron, and join the mountain pass of Couletta. Go down Northwest to cross over the lake and quickly reach the mountain hut of Chambeyron (Refuge de Chambeyron-2626 m).
From the mountain of Chambeyron (2626 m), go up Southeast to cross over the lake and join the mountain pass of Couletta. From there, descend Southwest to pass under the Western side of Brec de Chambeyron and reach the valley of Riou de Fouillouse at the bottom. Follow it to the Northwest, pass the ruins of the fort of Plate Lombarde and join, after about 3 km in the same direction, the hamlet of Fouillouse. Cross it to reach the parking lot right at the exit of the village (1870 m).