1 week in the Gorges du Verdon= 2 campsites to discover the richness of this incredible site
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1 week in the Gorges du Verdon= 2 campsites to discover the richness of this incredible site
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Start in Saint-André-les-Alpes
Start in St-André-les-AlpesLake would give him only the attractiveness, popular of St-André but flight delta wings and paragliding the Chalvet areas attract from all over Europe free flight enthusiasts. In addition to watersports on the Lake, to those of air, a choice of hiking trails that make this tourist hub an ideal site for lovers of the three elements of water, air and ground. Hinge between the Verdon Alpin and the Provençal Verdon, there are more peaceful hiking and mountain races.
St. John's Chapel and the Tower of the 12th centuryA medieval tower Crown the small pyramid which is the Piégut. There is little of this construction. Corner stones were missing, but rights feet, the lintel vaulted door, paired rubble cut the humpback leave imagine the beautiful book that it was. The crows of the edges of the crossroads of warheads, which supported the floor of the upper floor, bear witness to the care taken in this building from the 12th or 13th century.
Do not leave Thorame without going to see the Château Garnier (2 km to the West) the St-Thomas Chapel and his fresco of the same time as the tower.
Finally, during this short but very pleasant walk we found a beautiful array of orchids (not tear off the flowers, he would push stones).
Easy. Departure altitude: 1126 m. top Point: 1287 m total elevation: 175 m. Travel time: 1 h 35. Parking: Thorame Basse.
• Starting from the Church on the West-oriented road at the directional sign: "Tour – Chapel St – Jean".
• At the end of the paved road follow the trail that leads along the way of the cross to the chapel.
• Neglecting the sidings. First station, overtake and continue to follow the other oratories of stations of this path. Chapel St-Jean.
• Numbered O.N.F. Terminal, 2 and 116 tree right take the trail that bypasses the North Chapel. Bridle, take the path that climbs West, marked yellow.
• Assemble the laces and avoid taking shortcuts that cannot, by their attendance, that promote erosion, and hence, the destruction of the path. It is one of the rules of savoir-vivre of the hiker, a tribute to those who have traced these trails and maintain, to respect this rule.
• Tree marked No. 117 and arrow "La Tour".
• Foot of the ruined Tower, sitting on a rock in the middle of the larch. Beside a cavity, likely remains of a recollection of the stormwater tank.
• Turn back until you get to the point surpassed in amount, then go on the left direction Northwest trail, horizontal overlooking the ravine of the Issole.
• Passing on the southern flank of the Hill the trail overlooks Château Garnier and the St-Thomas Chapel next to the cemetery.
• Junction, turn right downhill light, the red trail, then new yellow.
• Pass successively two ravineaux on wooden walkways.
Go down the same path to go.
The small CordeilFirst taking the trace of the G.T.P.A, this trip breaks to reach the Summit of Petit Cordeil, where beautiful views of both Thorame (Haute and Basse) the pretty plain cultivated, crossed by Ramesh Touert, which feeds the artificial lake of Sagnes.
Passing see the fountain of the village, very old sculpture of his blast tube and the curious oratory at the n/e of the village exit.
Easy. Departure altitude: 1350 m. Point at the top: 1780 m. total elevation gain: 430 m duration: 2 h 25. Parking: Argens (34 D) next to the Church.
• From street that rises behind the Church North-North-West direction, first paved, it is more that Causeway to the last House of the village following the oratory keel-shaped.
• Follow this road, right bank of the Chardonniers ravine, marked yellow red (G.T.P.A).
• Go to Ford on the left bank. Avoid the track starting in right, shore right, and climb to the left direction North-North-West
• New fork, turn left on the "private way prohibited except authorization" (this prohibition applies to vehicles).
• The road described 2 laces, passes under a power line pole wood and enters a coast 1476 turn before a metal pylon with transformer. Abandon the G.T.P.A and turn right towards North-North-East uphill by a forest track poorly drawn at the beginning but that asserts itself tens of no further.
• Passage under the power line pole wood. Continue to climb switchbacks.
• Arrive at a drop side 1704, between 1767 and 1780. Bird's eye views of the villages of Thorame Haute and Basse, Château-Garnier and La Bâtie West-North-West.
• Continue on the track uphill West towards the installation of telecom.
• Leave right a large track forest newly opened. Pass under the power line and stay on the trail which accesses the Summit by describing a loop.
Arriving on the flank South of the Petit Cordeil, views on Argens and continuation of the Valley of the Sasse, one ending with the Pic of Chamatte ivory.
Return by the same route to go.
The mountain of MaurelBeautiful mountain as this. June flowers are bloom in a range in multiple colors: purple columbines, white cephalantheres, blue polygales, yellow Primroses, and so many other flowers that it is a feast for the eyes. The Scots flora, offers after mountain conifers, from beautiful stands of deciduous trees of all species: Alder, maple, mountain ash, saskatoons cherry blossoms, which are quickly forget the sad impression of the part burned forest crossed by moments.
The Summit a very beautiful panorama extends, with South the Castillon Lake enshrined in its mountain cirque. It is easy to identify the peaks around, hiking proposals that follow in this chapter.
Easy. Departure altitude: 938 Mr. top Point: 1770 m. Total elevation gain: 850 m. duration: 5 h 15. Parking: D 2 bridge over the Issole
• At the Northern exit of the bridge, take the footpath signposted by O.N.M. "Through the Galants", direction is perpendicular to the road. Very grassy, it stands barely through the wood. Arrived at the foot of the Rubin; right mount a southeasterly direction. After 2 switchbacks the trail turns northeast.
• Cross the track towpath, the find in front, poorly marked, in the middle of the grass and barely pronounced, Northeast uphill. Two or three minutes later, a forest track cut forming a fork. Take the track left from is, which reduces trail along the left bank of a front crossed talweg. Entering a wood burned Northeast on a slight slope.
• PIN hair, followed by a fork. Take left (the right branch, a southeasterly direction headed the Galants through).
• "" Arriving at height of the "Grand Vallon", follow the left bank, crossing it at height of a marked tree 315 and continue to move north in the burned forest.
• Turn right uphill. Leave the descent left to climb on the right. Forest lane field, cross it and follow the trail that climbs is just opposite.
• New fork, continue to climb on the right.
• Forest road, turn left. On entering le mélézin, go right on the forest trail heading south.
• In burnt wood, arrived on a deforested rump, abandon the trail and off-trail mount directly on the edge of the wood on the left, to get on the road which is an acute angle in a clearing surrounded by larches. It's the "Clos Maurel". Fork, go right. A branch of telecom crowns a hill left. Leave the road to East-South-East through meadows towards the antenna.
View Suite on the Lake of Castillon.
• Go left to a small Knoll on the ridge to the North. Highlight side 1770. Down the Hill grassy branch West to reach the Causeway Road.
• Road to follow for 5 minutes, then dive again along the slope, direction West to catch it below.
• Post O.N.F.: St-André 14 km. Proceed on this Road northbound downhill.
• Bifurcation, neglecting the way barred by a chain right. Down left, locality: "Head D'angely".
• "Ravine of the cups". The road abandoned Northern direction down South. In a turn, neglecting the right track to stay always on the Causeway Road. Flowers and trees of all species along the path.
• Leave on the right a small prairie leaned to a nipple (Clos Rouquet). Capture by the roadside, in a turn. Passage beneath the ruins of the Clos Rouquet.
• Crow, right down West direction. Ruins of the Tower on the right.
• (D) 2. Start on the left heading south. After him have followed on 1 km 800, starting point.
Around AllonsAllons is a cross-country skiing centre in a circus in horseshoes, whose peaks: Chamatte (1557 m) to the Southwest (1717 m) des Serres then ties (1502 m) and Chamatte (1579 m) to the East are the 2 wings. The rounding of the Horseshoe in the South is closed by the peaks of Chamatte (1879 m) Summit of Montagnonne (1775 m) and Roncheret (1617 m) with a hole formed by the col de Iscle (1384 m)
The proposed hike will do browse the branch is. Furthermore, alternate routes can help you for the West Branch, the Pic of Chamatte end the journey of the mountainous outskirts of circus of Allons.
Easy. Altitude departure: 1073 Mr. Point top: 1500 m. total elevation: 600 m. duration: 3 h 45. Parking auto: Allons.
• Out of the village by the road is. After crossing the bridge, turn left onto the cart path that runs along the river of the direction the Iscle col Defens.
• Again cross the River on a bridge, and keep the forest road. Leave on the right Trail O.N.F. marked "Bracherie" staying on the road. New trail right to neglect.
• Terminal O.N.F.: "Col de Iscle 5 km". Shortly thereafter, in a hairpin, left leaving a path down into the ravine of the "Pra Cheiri'. Beech succeeded in Scots pine. The larch appear in turn. Plate O.N.F. "forest of will". Avoid the track which crosses the road. Small pass at the foot of the Defens. Overlook the ski slope that rises to the "Chamoussière" on the right and down left. Terminal O.N.F. "iscle 2 km Col". Avoid the trail that descends to the left.
• Junction, keep to the left direction is. New track cutting the road, keep the latter. At the next fork, avoid the right, continue down.
• pass the Iscle, document 1384. Crossroads. Start on the left, northward, in amount.
• "Colle bass" cote 1471. Cross-country ski resort. Self catering, snack bar. Embark on a new North Road (Northern trail) prohibited to vehicles by a string. Thus along the western flank of the ridge of the Traversses in the middle of a beautiful beech forest. End of track prohibited vehicles, pass the barrier and lead to a decline from which beautiful panorama on the Valley of Vaire, the summits of the Ruch, St-Honorat in the East and the Carton to the Northeast.
• Continue North-North-West direction. Take the ancient road of the ridge line. Passage under a power line 3 wire on metal studs. Decline of will. Side 1491.
• Abandon the G.T.P.A. and left down a southwesterly direction following 2 small cairns and the yellow tag painted on a large Scots pine. The wrong path trail descends quickly switchbacks along the left bank of a little ravine (Barbette). Always keep to the ravine of the Barbette.
• Arriving under the power line 3 wire on metal poles, turn right squarely. Junction with the G.T.P.A. that part right. Turn left, towards its origin, South-south-westerly direction, following the yellow red tags.
• Merged with the bed of a Brook, the well-marked trail keeps the Southwest Cape
• Then back Northeast, bypassing a rump, he joined the road taken at the outset.
The balcony of the ChamatteFrom Saint-André to go to Vergons, the clue and the breach of Riou, the universe on the left of the road seems made of carefully stacked limestone layers. At their Summit, overlooking Vergons, Romanesque chapels of St Ferréol and Notre-Dame-de-Valvert (former Priory of Lérins in the 12th - 13th), the peak of Chamatte stands, as a sphinx, above all other pass. It gives courses to 2 rides on its South face. This first 3 h 25, caters for well-trained hikers, the climb "to the balcony" is laborious, largely off the trail, it requires some physical commitment.
Difficult. Altitude departure: 1120 Mr. top Point: 1.500 m. total elevation: 460 m
Duration: 3 h 25. Parking Place of the village of Vergons.
• From the fountain in the direction is, pass in front of the oratory followed the street parallel to the N.202. Cross a Ford leaving a Causeway on the left road and exit on national to take direction is.
• Cemetery and Chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Valvert, on the left. Continue on the road until the 26 miles.
• 100 metres after the Terminal, take the track of land left along the power line 3 wire on poles wood.
• Fork, go right. Out on the N.202 to km 27 Terminal, cross the road and go right. Branch line, leave the right lane and continue is.
• Walk along a meadow on the edge of the wood and regain the national which climbs to the pass of all other. About 250 meters from the pass, engage on a road Causeway which rises on the left, following the sign directional-Annot-go-Col of the Iscle.
• Fork, turn left heading West. Exceed the forest refuge.
• In front of a FIR shoot tortricid of Spain (pinsapo or sapeco) planted on the left of the lane, with his foot a bench rustic, take the trail that rises right on a hilltop in North direction.
• After a steep path that removes laces, arrived on a ban-quette, starting right after long curls. From this place, should rise by describing laces through the scrubland on the rump, without overflow limits formed by the two thalwegs surrounding it.
Take as the market peak of Chamatte axis, North-North-East.
• A young cedars planted bench horizontally cut rump. Do not linger there, continue to climb at glance towards the peak, in describing loops
• At the foot of Rocky is a bench seat forming trail to take going towards the left westbound. At the edge of the ravine the path rises in zigzags in the Rocky banks and almost horizontal part to the East, until on the edge of a drop whence he returned westward poorly drawn but visible nonetheless, horizontal it is consistent with map trace.
• Enter under the cover of pine trees rescued from the fire that destroyed the forest covering the slopes.
• Fork. The trail that continues to the right goes to the Summit. Take one who descends to the left through the laces wood. Neglecting the forest path of right, stay left on the trail in the pine stand.
• Same thing to the second track met. Continue straight down in the small shallow Rubin in the direction of Vergons.
• Lead on the forest road a third time, borrow it down.
• At the branch line: start on the left. After the slope of black and grey marls, abandon the stony path, and right down a logging road that plunges into the Woods. Longer cultivated fields.
The peak of ChamatteThe layout of the site is at the top of the previous hike. More regular, less arduous and however longer and higher than the rise "the balcony", this climb very easily leads to the Summit of the Pic of Chamatte.From all points of the horizon, in the hikes described in this book, the characteristic silhouette of its structure, typical of the ranges and the foothills of Castelane bars, oriented n.30 - H.E will be recognize this proud Summit.
Easy. Altitude departure: 1040 Mr. top Point: 1879 Mr. total elevation gain: 850 m. duration: 4 h 00. Parking: place of the village of Vergons.
• The fountain mount North through the alley is continuing in the path field along left bank first and right, then a rainwater collector. Right leave a rectangular basin. Shortly thereafter, penetrate under the guise of a pine wood.
• A directional arrow indicates right: cottage forest of Giberge, follow this direction in a scrubby trail. Road to turn left.
• Some 50 steps afterwards, go right at the junction. Follow this path. The road ends at the foot of the forest shelter. Mount the steep path to the hut (the Giberge combe cottage).
• Thereof (side 1347), embarking on the path that bypasses the North, and then is. One hundred steps further, right starting amount under cover. Avoid to take the bleeding from left, to stay on the path that file is.
• When it descends slightly, go left onto the first fork. Happened to the right to a ravine he describes laces in rising regularly.
• New junction, turn left.
• A little later, on the contrary, right starting. Crossing with a horizontal well traced path. On the right, he went to the "balcony", left it ascends in a sling to the North-North-West Ridge. It is in this last direction to go.
• Becoming horizontal after a burnt wood, it leads to the Ridge at height of a small cairn (side 1620). There from right, direction East, along the line of the watershed, that do not leave the top side 1879.Retracing his steps along the ridge to the cairn. Go down the same route as the ascent.
• Crossing with the path of the "balcony", turn right.
• Encountered junction to amount, go to the right. Forest shelter. Point passed to outward.
Leave the road to the trail to the right.
The PidanouxThis small folding of the Jurassic situated just on the arc of Castellane. (Geological fault due to deformation figurines-provençale) is part of the fold of the Cremon which it is separated by Vergons clue and the Brèche du Riou. The Pidanoux allows to have, from the top of the bar, a total view of the lac De Castillon, North and South arm. During this hike, in June-July, read pomponium, phalangeres, cephalantheres will notice in particular, to the delight of photographers.
Easy. Altitude departure: 915 Mr. top Point: 1237 m total elevation gain: 330 m. duration: 2 h 30. Parking: End of the paved road on the left, taking a turn at right angles to the N202, 5 km from Saint-andre-les-alpes.
• Onto the dirt road that continues the paved way, direction North-North-West, after the flipping platform. Yellow tags, following the arrow indicator "Pidanoux". The path overlooks the Lake and passes under a power line 3 wire.
• Climb the large rock that bar the way, climb the scree that follows turning to the right to find 4 or 5 metres above the yellow markings. Mount right and come back after a shoelace in the general direction North-North-West.
• Go to the foot of the cliff and there discovered a beautiful perspective on the South arm of the Lake.
• After a horizontal passage, arrive on a replat located on the line of the watershed, outright turn right a southeasterly direction, and in accordance with the yellow tags along the line of greatest slope.
• The trail in amounting meets a grassy draille to take up. Below, left, "ANGLES" Bay occupies the bottom of the Valley while the North arm of the Lake is revealed as the Southeast rise
A vast panorama awaits you.
• The trail, which was somewhat deviated from crete, dates back toward it to height of a big pine tree marked with a yellow cross.
• Closer to the ridge line are sometimes obliged to deviate because the scrubby vegetation, always keep the southeastern Cape in amount.
• Leaving the cover over the stripped terminals numbered O.N.F. 29 delimit forest plots.
• Side 1237: top of the Pidanoux.
• Continue Southeast downhill along the ridge to widen the field of vision, with a dive on the Valley of the Vergons Riou.
• Rock spout, returning by the same route to one-way, a northwesterly direction. Passage over the Bay of ANGLES and the tennis.
• At the time where the draille descends quickly, don't miss out on the right, a tree marked yellow indicating the birth of the trail which starts in front left under cover.
• Abandon the Northeast direction to go Northwest.
The BernardeIt is a massive, 2 anticlines formed: the Bernarde itself and the Picogu oriented N.A. - North-East that complicates somewhat the order of folding of the Arc de Castellane. Separated by the Vauplane Syncline, offering the good snow years a nice small slides to regional amateur stage and the rest of time, large hikers, the passage of the GR 4 (stage of Entrevaux to Castellane) as well as beautiful hiking day or half a day for others. The Summit can be reached by both sides, here, we will see his ascension by Northwest face further, then the second side.
Fix increasing crescendo. Altitude departure: 1120 Mr. top Point: 1941 Mr. total elevation: 850 m. duration: 6 h 40. Parking: All other pass.
• Leave on the forest road to right direction South then southeast. Track descends, passes to Ford the ravine of the frame, and back.
• When it becomes almost horizontal, left to right take a poorly drawn path which rises South-South-East direction in solid wood. Old red tags to notice in this dense forest. Bifurcation in a clearing, starting right leaving left white marks of the O.N.F.
• Orange traces mingle with red and yellow red. Junction, keep to the left keeping the yellow red tags. Remove the cover at the foot of a bar.
• Climb it by a small goat trail, oriented East and pass over a chaos of white rocks.
• As soon as the crossed bar mount right to find the trail better marked in the rocks, which leads to a small plateau (side 1625) on which is built a sheepfold.
• Go up to it, climb on the left to cross the last bar (close the barrier after crossing please.). Rising S.0 in a sling in the grassy slope, reaching a side 1868 replat.
• Continue South on a mountainside bypassing the West Summit and arrive on the crest to coast 1879. Go northeast along the line of the watershed to touch the top side 1941.
• Return by the same route to the sheepfold.
• Back to the climb and find beech wood.
From there, keep the red, orange and yellow tags red, descending into a very bushy canopy steeply, northerly branch. Forest road, go left and follow it down, Northwest
The Circuit of the CourchonsThis rocky outcrop overlooking the Castillon Lake offers a wide panorama of the Lake, an overview on the mountains around and plunging views of the upper Valley of the Verdon to its confluence with the Issole.
Easy. Departure altitude: 885 m. Point at the top: 1456 m. total elevation gain: 575 Mr. journey: 3 h 05. Parking auto: the forest N 202 Hotel.
• Engage on the Causeway Road, arrow "Courchons 8 miles - AR" yellow markup. Go under the overhead line on wooden poles. In the second passage under this line, in turn take the path which collapses a series of loops of Highway cutting it on several occasions. In one of these crossings of the road, lies the coast 997.
• Exit onto road then left leave the path to the "Rouchas".
• The hamlet of "Rouchas" lies below of the tree-lined road of an electric fence.
• Right rises the vertical face of an old quarry. Avoid the left track, and later, after the turn, climb left in the yellow marked trail. Side 1112. The trail cuts still a few twists and turns of the road right overlooking a forest track.
• Lead to a plateau take the carriageway between fenced meadows and field of lavender.
• Leave the road, follow the yellow tags along the line on wooden poles. Again abandon the road, head is guiding the washed-out red tags.
• Along an electric fence on the edge of the ridge line. A replat tagged trace part left and describes broad laces facilitating the ascent of the Tower of Courchons.
• View extended West on the pays de Barrême in addition to the views of the Lake and the upper Valley of the Verdon.
• Return via the same route to the go, red markup to the oratory.
• From there, it is possible to make a hook to the ruins of Courchons (revised Romanesque church) following the road Southeast in 20 minutes AR.
The hole ChalvetTherefore black marls of the neck of the Robines this route leads to hole Chalvet, curious flaw in the dolomitic limestones of the Chalvet, which seems to have been made by hand of man so it is regular. No information on his exploration, if it has been made one day. On the other hand, it is in the sky that in favourable weather, is the show. We can see then evolve gliders and paragliders to multiple bright colors that such of graceful butterflies punctuate the azure of a palette of colorful hues.
Easy. Departure altitude: 988 m. Point at the top: 1480 m. total elevation gain: 500 m. the journey: 3 h 05. Parking: Robines, N 202 pass.
• The rest of the neck area, slope is, take the footpath signposted "Promenade of the Dindiere:", side North of highway. After a few steps, leave on the left the path of Moriez and mount switchbacks in the wood of Scots pine.
• Small stand of Robinia (pseudo-acacias). The close similarity of name with roubines or robines is for less curious, since this type of soil seems very well suited to these trees. Clusters of white flowers, very sweet, are highly appreciated by bees and the stoves that use in baking.
• Also peep to the yellow flowers (papillonnacee as black locust) are there, in association with pine.
• When leaving a tall pine trees, a plantation of young Cedars promises a beautiful future forest.
• At the foot of a metal pylon line H.T., go left in the direction of the "hole Chalvet" indicated by a directional sign.
• After a stint in clearing, the O.N.F. '1986 forest Reconstruction' Panel, veer North-North-West into climbing switchbacks, right bank of a Rubin (Coucgnas ravine). Crossing the top of the Rubin Northeast oblique trail junction, turn left uphill.
• New fork, start on the left while climbing in the Hutch at the top of which another fork, go left and by a second and smaller Hutch get to hole Chalvet.
• Back to the first Hutch, at the fork onto the Northwest Branch trail. Do not worry of the yellow cross continuing to climb switchbacks, right bank along a stream crossed shortly after, amid Oaks and maples.
• Passage of a new PARAMESWARAN, the climb is less harsh.
• The less wooded path is punctuated of beautiful peonies travelling, vibrant in June in their full bloom.
• The trail leads on a Causeway Road, at the level of the Southeast flight area (side 1480). The Chalvet 1609 m Summit, is 1 km in this way and is the subject of the next hike.
• Down the road towards North.
• In a hairpin turn, abandon the road and down the wood burned following the line of the greatest slope. Stay on the right side, on the edge of a limestone Rubin populated Lily pomponium, bloom in July.
• Landing on the track field to track down.
• Branch Plan Pinet, and road surface. Go to the right direction is on it.
The Pic de ChalvetDominant Saint-André and the Castillon Lake, areas of flight to the gliders and paragliders of all shades. From April to September, Pic Chalvet adds to this festival of colors, the range of tones of the flowers that line its slopes. Dark of the columbines, Scarlet purple peonies or cardinal pomponiums, yellow gold of the alyssons, the phalangeres white, contributes to leave the hiker a memory of the most colorful of the course. Not to mention the magnificent overview enjoyed this Summit.
Easy. Altitude departure: 910 Mr. top Point: 1613 m. total elevation gain: 710 Mr. duration: 3 h 50. Parking Saint-andre-les-alpes C.F.P station.
• Opposite the station and, shortly before, climb the stairs a northwesterly direction tags yellow.
• On the right take the paved road. At the fork that follows, starting on the left, always on the paved road, with Terminal O.N.F. indicating: Chalvet 7 miles.
• Pass between the water catchments, under the power line 3 wire. Take the climbing trail to the right height of an electricity pylon, a northwesterly direction.
• The birth of a stream crossing. Take the paved road. Terminal: Chalvet 6 km. Left to right the chapel of St Jean. Continue on the road.
• Neglect left the trail to: Moriez and, a little further up, do the same for the path to the "hole Chalvet".O.N.F. Panel at the entrance of the communal forest of ST-André. "Plan canton - Pinet.
• "150 metres after the sign, avoid the forest track from right to continue on the Causeway Road, Southwest.
• In a hairpin of the road, Terminal O.N.F: on Villar 3 km - 6 km Auragnier.
• At the junction, turn left uphill. Terminal: Chalvet 2 km. Chalvet 1 km. left area flight gliders and gliders. Take-off south elevation 1530 Mr. continue to the right.
• Flight of the Chalvet tray. Climb up to the Ridge, and move along GEODESIC signal planted atop side 1609. The Terminal lies not on the highlight (1613) located some 50 metres.
• Signal. Cross the sinkhole to its southern border to embrace a look throughout the Lake Castillon.
• Return to the signal. Down Northwest along the rump, off the trail, to arrive on the southern flight area. Then go right onto a well traced path Northeast slight downhill.
• Southeast takeoff. Take the road down. In the hairpin turn, abandon the road and down off the trail towards AV to the visible road below, following the line of the watershed.
• Route field to turn left. Panel O.N.F. of forest restoration. Fork Plan-Pinet. Paved road. St-Jean chapel on the left. On the right take the downhill path. Lead on the road, cross it and take opposite the continuation of the trail.
Go left on the road to reach the station.
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