The Ecrins peaks clamber for the fresh high altitude air then tumble out beyond the confines of our region creating a dramatic exit away from our beautiful door step.
2 000 plant species and 203 animal species protected at either national or regional level (including 54 species of common interest such as vultures)
15 summits higher than 3 000 metres and an average altitude of 2 300 metres
Around 104 species of vertebrates are reported, many of those with characteristics adapted to the extreme conditions of the high mountains.
RNN – Séveraisse Valley
Chamois, marmots, 44 nesting bird species are just a small portion of what can be discovered here.
The reserve is situated between 1600 m and 2940 m altitude