Walk of Tue 09 Apr 2019 11:28:33 CEST

Technical sheet
A Saulzet-le-Froid walk posted on 09/04/19 by sucreroux23. Update : 13/06/19
Author's time Author's time : 4 days
Distance Distance : 35.89mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 4606ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 4583ft
Highest point Highest point : 4016ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 2733ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Massif central, Chaîne des Puys, Monts Dore
Location Location : Saulzet-le-Froid (63970)
Starting point Starting point : N 45.634541° / E 2.889472°

Step by step walk

CThis walk needs several days, please find the details below.

Useful Information

We advise taking IGN maps with you on this walk. Click here to buy : 2531SB.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

Other walks in the area

distance 8.06mi Vertical gain +1161ft Vertical drop -1152ft duration 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Orcival - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

A hiking trail in the Auvergne summer pastures, on a summit overlooking the spa resort of La Bourboule.

distance 7.32mi Vertical gain +1053ft Vertical drop -1040ft duration 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chambon-sur-Lac - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

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.

Puy de Lassolas and Puy de la Vache
distance 2.68mi Vertical gain +722ft Vertical drop -702ft duration 1h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Genès-Champanelle - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

A short hike to climb two volcanoes with their typical open craters to delight amateur geologists and curious hikers. A beautiful view from the top of the Puy de Lassolas on over the Chaîne des Puys to the north and Monts Dore to the south.

Puy de Sancy through the Chaudefour valley
distance 10.16mi Vertical gain +2956ft Vertical drop -2963ft duration 6h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chambon-sur-Lac - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

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.

distance 8.6mi Vertical gain +3025ft Vertical drop -3025ft duration 6h10 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Mont-Dore - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

A trip to highest point of the Massif Central.

distance 4.15mi Vertical gain +1726ft Vertical drop -1726ft duration 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Mont-Dore - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

A very beautiful hike in a conservation area.

The Chiloza falls
distance 2.98mi Vertical gain +459ft Vertical drop -459ft duration 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

A wander among the underbrush along the Couze Pavin, from bank to bank, flowing in cascades.

distance 4.85mi Vertical gain +732ft Vertical drop -735ft duration 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise - 63 - Puy-de-Dôme

A Grand Tour of the beautiful and mysterious Lac Pavin, passing by the Puy de Montchal and the Creux de Soucy chasm.

For more walks, use our search engine.

The GPS track and description are the property of the author.