Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0 - Super-Besse
1 : km 0.12 - alt. km 0.12
2 : km 0.51 - alt. km 0.51
3 : km 0.79 - alt. km 0.79
4 : km 1.95 - alt. km 1.95
5 : km 3.16 - alt. km 3.16
6 : km 4.94 - alt. km 4.94
7 : km 5.3 - alt. km 5.3
8 : km 5.58 - alt. km 5.58
9 : km 6.26 - alt. km 6.26
10 : km 8.09 - alt. km 8.09
D/A : km 16.16 - alt. km 16.16
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A hiking trail in the Auvergne summer pastures, on a summit overlooking the spa resort of La Bourboule.
A very beautiful hike in a conservation area.
A wander among the underbrush along the Couze Pavin, from bank to bank, flowing in cascades.
A trip to highest point of the Massif Central.
A Grand Tour of the beautiful and mysterious Lac Pavin, passing by the Puy de Montchal and the Creux de Soucy chasm.
A circuit that forms a figure of 8 around Lac Chambon, with panoramic views of the lake and the Sancy range, the Valley of Chaudefour and a section through Murol via its castle.
The very secretive and beautiful Chaudefour valley is a classified natural site, closed up by the steep contours of a glacial cirque. Peaks, needles, plumbs are as many natural defences for an intact and preserved valley.
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