Events in august


  • August 8th 2022 from 18:30 to 23:30
  • Charge 18€ adult, 12€ child.
    The price includes the chairlift ride, the meal (aperitif/entrée/grillades/dessert) and entertainment on site. Chairlift ride from the Crête des Bans chairlift (accessible from Puy Saint Vincent 1600). The descent is on foot.
    From 8 years old. Registration required
    Limited number of places.
    Warm clothes and headlamp required. Bring walking shoes.
    Bring a picnic tablecloth.
    In case of bad weather, the evening will be cancelled.



  • 22 August 2022 from 11:00 to 11:00
  • With our pastoral mediator, come and discover the functioning of a mountain pasture and the behaviour to adopt in front of the protection dogs (1h30 walk from the Dormillouse car park).


From 26 August 2022 to 28 August 2022


  • Now organised by the Athlé Trail en Argentiérois club, the Sourire d’Aurore trail event is back next August with 6, 13 and 25 km courses and a Challenge on all three days!

  • Three courses are planned: 25 km, 13 km and 6 km, and for those who do not run a meal is possible on site (with prior reservation). A children’s race is organised, but it is not timed.
    The great novelty is the Miners’ Challenge!
    // FRIDAY 26TH AUGUST 2022 //
    – From 4pm to 6pm: final registration for the challenge, if places are available,
    at the cultural centre of L’Argentière-La Bessée
    – From 6pm to 8pm: last registrations for the Trail Le Sourire d’Aurore at the
    cultural centre of L’Argentière-La Bessée
    – 6.45pm: call of the challenge runners and briefing in front of the town hall of
    L’Argentière-La Bessée
    – 7pm: departure of the first rider of the prologue then departures every
    30 seconds in the established order
    – 7.15pm: arrival of the first runners on the kiosk square
    – 9pm: prize-giving ceremony for the prologue and music evening on the kiosk square
    // SATURDAY 27 AUGUST 2022 //
    – 7am to 9am: last registrations for the Le Sourire d’Aurore Trail at the L’Argentique
    of L’Argentière-La Bessée
    – 8.15am: departure of the last shuttle bus for La Roche-de-Rame at the
    – 9am: start of the 25km at the school in La Roche-de-Rame
    – 10am: start of the 13km at the L’Argentière lake
    – 10.20am: start of the 6km and the joëlettes at the L’Argentière lake
    – 10.45am: arrival of the first 6km runners at the L’Argentière lake
    – 11am: arrival of the first runners of the 13km
    – 11.20am: arrival of the first 25km runners
    – From 12pm: meal on the islet of the L’Argentière lake (15€ per meal)
    – From 12:30 to 13:45: registration for the children’s races at the L’Argentière lake.
    – 2pm: start of the children’s races
    – 3pm: prize-giving ceremony
    // SUNDAY 28 AUGUST 2022 //
    – 9.15am: call of the challenge runners at the Pont du Fournel (La Magdeleine)
    – 9.30am: first start of the pursuit
    – 10am: arrival of the first rider at Borry on the Col des Lauzes track
    – 12.30 pm: meal and prize-giving ceremony at the L’Argentière lake
    The courses :
    OPEN races 25 km | 13 km | 6 km
    WRC Joëlettes race
    Challenge des Mineurs
    Children’s races

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