The Step of the Needle (1622m) situated in the South of Vercors is a front door in High plateaus by cliffs is of Trièves. This site was the theater of painful events for the resistance. A monument was set up to call back these facts. It is a magnificent monitoring center on the Mount-needle and the valley of Richardière. In spring, an important fauna (marmot) and a flora are present in this peaceful place. You will also find an attractive hexagonal refuge in shape under the name of Chaumailloux.