GDA LaGrave

Resources is a place where you can find items of interest, website links and suggestions and opinions regarding La Grave and the surrounding villages and terrain.

Global Rescue

Medical emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. When you’re away from home, how will you get to the life saving medical treatment you or a family member needs? In an emergency, you need reliable advice to make the right medical decision, and an evacuation to a medical facility you can trust. Global Rescue provides both.

More information and to enroll:
http://www.globalrescue.com/grenier/

La Marmotte – 2011

Patrollers of La Grave

Villar d’Arène

Le village de Villar d’Arène se situe à quelques kilomètres de la Grave, en direction du col du Lautaret. La station est idéale pour les débutants et les familles : deux téléskis desservent deux pistes rouges et deux pistes bleues, et un télécorde dessert une piste verte.
Tel: +33 (0)4 76 79 90 95

Le Chazelet

A 5 km au-dessus de la Grave, au soleil tout l’hiver, cette station-village compte 4 téléskis et un télésiège 4 places et s’étend sur deux versants avec 500 m de dénivelée. Idéal pour les familles qui veulent éviter les grandes stations bondées. Cours de ski assurés par des moniteurs ESF, handiski possible. C’est également un point de départ pour de nombreuses courses de ski de rando.
Tel: +33 (0)4 76 79 95 73

Derby de la Meije

Derby de la Meije – March 30 – April 2  Race and celebration weekend.

http://www.derbydelameije.com/

Video of 2010 Winning Run

FOUVET Jérôme – Les Hières

Tel: +33 (0)4 76 79 23 54 or +33(0)6 81 86 04 85
Honey, pollen, honey marmelade, ginger bread, sirop, sweets: all products are “home made”. Direct sale at The Lautaret Pass from 15th june to 15th september.
jeromefouvet@gmail.com
familleriche@voila.fr

Tel: +33 (0)4 76 79 23 54 or +33(0)6 81 86 04 85
Miel, pollen, pains d’épices, sirops, bonbons, tout fait maison ! Vente directe au col du Lautaret du 15 juin au 15 septembre.
jeromefouvet@gmail.com
familleriche@voila.fr

JUGE Jean Michel – Ventelon

Tel: +33 (0)6 67 21 76 18
Cow and goat’s cheeses, fromage frais, cow’s milk.
Open evenings everyday during the holidays and at the weekend.

Thursday Farmer’s Market – La Grave

Meats, cheeses, honey, preserves, crafts and seasonal vegetables – year-round, Thursday mornings in the parking lot across from the Telepherique.

Tourist Bureau

Much of the information found on our resources pages can be found here, as well as additional information about the area’s history.

http://www.lagrave-lameije.com/

Guides’ Bureau

Some of the most capable High Mountain Guides in France work out of the La Grave Guide Bureau.
Tel: +33 (0)4 76 79 90 21 or (0)6 71 37 08 55

www.guidelagrave.com

Claviere

Part of the Turin Olympic ski stations including Sestriere and Montgenevre know as the “Milkyway”, Claviere is home to some of the best tree skiing in the area and gives you the opportunity to dine on Italian fare.
http://www.claviere.it/

MapMyRide Links

Here are some links to MapMyRide rides in the La Grave area. There are many rides in the area – these are some of our favorites.

Marmott loop minus Alpe d’Huez variation
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/27132974

La Grave – Alpe d’Huez – Auris – La Grave
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/21728592

La Grave – Chazalet – La Grave
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/21728202

La Grave – Lautaret – Galibier – Lautaret – La Grave
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/20391916

La Grave – Lautaret – Galibier – Valloire – Galibier – Lautaret – La Grave
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/17535732

La Grave – Deux Alpes – Alpe d’Huex – Col du Sarenne – La Grave
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/471744

La Grave – Lautaret – Galibier – Telegraphe – Italy – Montgenevre – Lautaret – La Grave (Leg breaker)
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/471452

La Grave – Alpe d’Huez – Col du Sarenne – La Grave
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1344442

Marmott loop minus Alpe d’Huez
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/471403

Emergency Phone Numbers

Common Number
CRS/PGHM
Tel: 04 92 22 22 22

PGHM de Briancon
Tel: 04 92 21 58 58

CRS Alpes
Tel: 04 92 21 16 51

Piste Patrol Phone Numbers

l’Alpe d’Huez: +33 (0) 4 76 80 37 38
La Grave: +33 (0) 4 76 79 91 09
Les Deux Alpes: +33 (0) 4 76 79 75 02
Serre Chevalier: +33 (0) 4 92 25 55 65

La Ferme – Col du Lautaret

Typical french “bar-restaurant”, located on one of the most beautiful french
passes, with a big terrace. Breakfast, drinks from 8 AM to 7 PM and lunch
from 11 AM to (approx.) 2 PM, (almost) all year round.

cafe.laferme@gmail.com
Tél: 33(0)4 92 24 41 83

Aux Grandes Cours – Les Cours

Traditional, fire-cooked food in a typical atmosphere. Call before to book
a table.

Tel. 04 76 79 51 50
www.auxgrandescours.com
auxgrandescours@orange.fr

Le Pas de l’Ane – Arsine

Located at the National Parc’s limit, familial food, all day long, all year
round.

Tel / Fax : 04 76 79 94 28
gitepasdelane@wanadoo.fr

Les Trois frênes – Villar d’Arène

Traditional food and amazing, typical vaulted dining room decorated with
local antiquities ! During summer you can eat in the garden. For lunch and
dinner.

Tel. 04 76 79 90 65
http://www.3frenes.com
hotel.3frenes@wanadoo.fr

Le Bec de l’homme -Villar d’Arène

Local, familial food, nice and quiet terrace in the middle of the village, for lunch and dinner.

Tel. 04 76 79 90 63
www.hotelbecdelhomme.com
hotelbecdelhomme@aol.com

Le Faranchin – Villar d’Arène

Traditional and local food (see Les Agneaux), for drinks, lunch and dinner.

Tel. 04 76 79 90 01
www.lefaranchin.com
hotel.faranchin@wanadoo.fr

Les Agneaux – Villar d’Arène

Typical local food (they have things you won’t find in la Grave !), for
drinks, lunch and dinner.

Tel. 04 76 79 90 62
www.hotel-lesagneaux.com
info@hotel-lesagneaux.com

Pizza et Pasta

Pizzas, pasta, curries, possible take-away. For lunch and dinner.

Tél: 33(0)6 82 13 56 76

Le Chalet des Plagnes

Located at the bottom of the pistes. Great terrace. Pizzas, French fries,
sausages, crêpes … For lunch or a drink in winter, from lunch to dinner in
summer.

pierre-olivier.beal@wanadoo.fr
Tél. : 04 76 79 95 23

Le Relais d’Emparis

Amazing view on la Meije from the big terrace. For afternoon drinks and
familial food for lunch and dinner.

Tél. : 04 76 79 90 10

Chez Baptiste

In the middle of the village. Drinks and delicious crêpes all day long and
traditional, familial french food for lunch and dinner. Open every day
during summer – call before you come during winter, it can be really busy.

Tél. : 04 76 79 92 09
www.chezbaptiste.fr

Le Refuge Chancel

You’ll have to go there by foot (from the middle lift station) or by ski
(from the top station) ! Great mountain food and “refuge” atmosphere.

Tél.: 04 76 79 92 32
annie@refuge-chancel.com
www.refuge-chancel.com

Pub Le Bois des Fees

Beers, a wide choice of rhums, pizzas, great hamburgers and a billiard : the
perfect après ski. Sometimes open for lunch.

Tél. 04 76 79 81 03
roldah17@hotmail.com

Restaurant Le Vieux Guide

Traditional mountain food and french specialties (duck meat, foie gras …)
The place is small, so book your table in advance ! For lunch and dinner.

Tél. : 04 76 79 90 75
au-vieux-guide@wanadoo.fr

Cafe Les Glaciers

Probably the most inventive cuisine in la Grave. Try the daily special :
it’s never twice the same ! For breakfast, drinks, lunch and dinner.

Tél: 04 76 79 90 07
http://restaurant-les-glaciers.com
alain.pelletier05@orange.fr