Вријеме  6 сата 37 минуте

Број тачака 1518

Uploaded 21.08.2011.

Recorded јул 2011

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1.892 m
1.043 m
17,1 km

Погледана 14603 пут(a), скинута са сервера 402 пут(a)

близу Mont-Dore, Auvergne (France)

Walk from the spa town of Mont-Dore to the highest peak in the Massif Central, the Puy de Sancy (1885 m). Walk largely via Grande Randonnée tracks. In Mont-Dore the track starts at the parking lot near the tourist office and climbs straight from the Thermes (stairs just to the right) to la Grande Cascade and then on to Roc de Cuzeau. From here, the track follows the ridge to the Puy de Sancy. From there you can descend to the restaurant of the cable car station, and then you continue to Puy de Cliergue and then down to the mountain station of the Funiculaire, and then back down to Mont-Dore via the Chemins des Médécins. The walk offers great views, unless you walk in the clouds as I did at least half of the walk.
I observed some marmots near Puy de Cliergue.
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Cable car station

At the mountain station of the Téléphérique there is a restaurant. The photos with this waypoint were taken earlier in the week when I took the téléphérique to the top.

La Grande Cascade

La Grande Cascade, or the great waterfall, is a great spot above Mont-Dore at about 1300 meters.

Puy de Cliergue

Puy de Cliergue at 1691 meters. From here the descend to Mont-Dore starts.

Puy de Sancy

The Puy de Sancy is the highest peak in central France at 1885 m. Like most of the peaks here, it constitutes the remains of an extinct volcano. From the cable car station at 1780 meters there is a wooden walkway to the top, which you walk down as part of this trail. There is a panoramic viewpoint with orientation boards. The top was shrouded in clouds on the day of this walk, so I illustrated this waypoint with some photos taken earlier in the week when I took the cable car.

Roc de Cuzeau

At Roc de Cuzeau at 1737 the continuous climb from Mont-Dore stops and the ridge walk with smaller ascents and descents towards Puy de Sancy and onwards to Puy de Cliergue starts.

19 коментар(а)

  • Слика од mymiam78

    mymiam78 17.08.2015.

    nous n'avons pas trouvé ce parcours difficile, de belles montées mais pas de passage technique, peut-être est-il classé difficile du fait de sa durée.
    De magnifiques paysages et 7 mouflons à 20m coté vallée de Chaudefour !!!!

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 17.08.2015.

    Thank you, p.guyet, for your comments. The classification was indeed made difficult for its length/ascent, also relative within this area, not for it being technically difficult.

  • Слика од Nannobouma

    Nannobouma 13.10.2015.

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Prachtige wandeling. Schitterend helder weer daardoor heerlijke vergezichten.

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 13.10.2015.

    Bedankt voor je review Nannobouma. Mooi dat er van hebt genoten.

  • eltony 24.07.2016.

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    I definitely wouldn't call this trail difficult, the initial ascent is kind of steep but after that it's pretty easy. Especially the after the highest peak the trail is very beautiful. I went on a Sunday and it was especially busy around the peak but that was to be expected.

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 24.07.2016.

    Thanks Eltony for your review! As I mentioned to p.guyet the walk is indeed not technically difficult, but I marked it difficult for its length/ascent.

  • Sebastien David 20.09.2017.

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    Technical difficulty is low. Physical exertion can be high depending on how fast you go. Great trails, amazing scenery. I did however encounter a herd of sheep, that wasn't a problem but the dog guarding them was, the damn thing bit me! So be careful when encountering animals. Definitely worth it doing this hike/trail run.

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 20.09.2017.

    Thanks for your review, Sebastien. A pity about the dog, but glad you enjoyed it anyway!

  • Слика од nickrunner

    nickrunner 22.02.2018.

    Is er onderweg iets te verkrijgen van eten of drank ? grs Nick

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 22.02.2018.

    In Mont Dore op veel plekken, bij het bergstation van de kabelbaan (zie waypoint Cable Car Station; le Pic du Sancy) en vlak bij het bergstation van de Funiculaire (Le Salon du Capucin). Op Google maps te vinden. Groeten, Tjaart

  • Слика од nickrunner

    nickrunner 23.02.2018.

    Tjaart, dank u voor de reactie ... We gaan in Juni voor het eerst die richting , grs Nick

  • Слика од nickrunner

    nickrunner 20.06.2018.

    prachtige route, heel mooie vergezichten , genoten van de eerste tot de laatste meter

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 21.06.2018.

    Dag Nick, mooi dat je genoten hebt!

  • Слика од JanErik

    JanErik 25.08.2018.

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Wonderful trail featuring a few semi-exposed parts but all is well protected with chains. Even in cloudy weather worth a go.

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 25.08.2018.

    Thanks JanErik for you review! Glad you liked it.

  • stoopjan1@gmail.com 23.07.2019.

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Nice hike!

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 23.07.2019.

    Stoopjan1, thanks for your review👍!

  • Слика од charleesan

    charleesan 22.08.2019.

    I have followed this trail  проверено  View more

    Prachtige wandeling, zeer de moeite waard!

  • Слика од Tjaart Molenkamp

    Tjaart Molenkamp 22.08.2019.

    Bedankt voor de recensie, Charleesan. Mooi dat het bevallen is!

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