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Trail de la pierre aux lièvres

La Pierre aux Lièvres - OTHMV - D. CUVELIER

If you like legends told in storytelling, you'll love this hike through the mountain pastures.
A stone steeped in history awaits you along the way. But who are these four friends who make up the legend of Peyra Levrousa?


Calves tickled by unruly grasshoppers, you can already hear the distant whistle of marmots watching over you. The breeze gently sweeps across the soft grass, as supple as angel hair. In early summer, you follow with your eyes the still clumsy little jumps of the cheeky young lambs. They even seem to show you the way to a rock that seems to have fallen from the sky long ago. Now you're off to meet four hares who have undertaken to carry the rock on their backs and throw it at the bell tower. Petrified on the spot and crushed by their enormous load, what happened to them? Can you find them by crawling under the rock? To be on the safe side, you'll want to read an amusing legend that has survived the centuries. Your curiosity satisfied, you take a deep breath and sit down for a delicious gourmet break.


  • Parking nearby
  • Trail itinerary

Complementary welcome

1/ How is trail running time calculated?
Trail times are calculated on the basis of reference paces for a regular runner who practices running on average 1 or 2 times a week.
600m/h ascent in altitude
900m/h ascent on descent
9km/h on the flat

2/ Using GPX tracks
As hazards may occur at any time on the routes, the GPX tracks provided are not contractual. They are given for information only. Riders use them at their own risk, depending on their level of technological proficiency and their understanding of the terrain.


  • Mountain view
  • In the mountains
  • Presence of herds and guard dogs


Free access.

Opening period

From May 15 to October 15.
Accessible by ski lift in summer only.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Additional opening

  • Subject to favorable weather conditions

  • Subject to snow conditions

Spoken languages

  • French


Departure point at the top of the Grand Jeu chairlift.
By bus: Line S52 - Maison d' stopAussois
By car: parking lot just after the Maison d'Aussois.
Variant: departure from Plan d'Amont parking lot


Animals accepted : Yes

Animals accepted with supplement : No

Pets allowed on leash only on this tour.
Please note that the lifts are not suitable for pets.

Topo/step by step

  • To guide you in the field, consult the "step-by-step" directional diagram provided in pdf.

Trail de la pierre aux lièvres
Grand Jeu chairlift arrival 73500 Aussois
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