Walk of Thu 13 Aug 2015 18:33:35 CEST

A Mézilhac walk posted on 13/08/15 by ardechom. Update : 12/08/18
Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 6h00[?]
Distance Distance : 15.48km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 669m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 660m
Highest point Highest point : 1418m
Lowest point Lowest point : 775m
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Massif central
Location Location : Mézilhac (07530)
Starting point Starting point : N 44.808044° / E 4.346317°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 2937OT

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0 - Col de Mézilhac
1 : km 2.16 - alt. km 2.16
2 : km 2.98 - alt. km 2.98
3 : km 3.61 - alt. km 3.61
4 : km 4.14 - alt. km 4.14
5 : km 4.59 - alt. km 4.59
6 : km 5.27 - alt. km 5.27
7 : km 8.96 - alt. km 8.96
8 : km 9.8 - alt. km 9.8
9 : km 10.31 - alt. km 10.31 - Suc de Montivernoux
10 : km 12.04 - alt. km 12.04
11 : km 13.12 - alt. km 13.12
12 : km 15.03 - alt. km 15.03
D/A : km 15.48 - alt. km 15.48

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