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## Descent of the Bérard valley From the Pierre à Bérard refuge, follow the path from the bottom of the valley.
After the bridge over the Eau de Bérard it is possible to take a path along the edge of the stream that is not marked on the map, this path joins the classic route at the level of the Bettes hillock.
Continue on to the pont de la Vordette and just after to the pont de la Fontaine Froide (this bridge was washed away by a flood in the summer of 2015). ## Upward Cross the bridge and follow the direction of Sur le Rocher (1534 m).
Continue towards Les Granges at 1566 m and then find the forest track leading to Loriaz. Leave the forest track at the first hairpin and take the so-called "summer" path towards the chalets of Loriaz.
After leaving the forest, arrive at the Loriaz refuge in about half an hour<br/><br/>_This Adventure has been shared under the [Creative Commons Share Alike](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/) licence._