Walk of Sat 28 May 2016 20:26:45 CEST

A Mollans-sur-Ouvèze walk posted on 28/05/16 by slinky. Update : 12/08/18
Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h35[?]
Distance Distance : 9.56km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 348m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 343m
Highest point Highest point : 521m
Lowest point Lowest point : 321m
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Alps, Monts de Vaucluse
Location Location : Mollans-sur-Ouvèze (26170)
Starting point Starting point : N 44.215261° / E 5.21347°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 3140ETR

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0
1 : km 1.54 - alt. km 1.54
2 : km 4.56 - alt. km 4.56
3 : km 5.07 - alt. km 5.07
4 : km 7.92 - alt. km 7.92
D/A : km 9.56 - alt. km 9.56

Useful Information

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