Walk of Fri 31 Mar 2017 11:09:33 CEST

Technical sheet
No. 526290
A Balazuc walk posted on 31/03/17 by Michel_M. Update : 29/03/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h20[?]
Distance Distance : 4.39mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 400ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 394ft
Highest point Highest point : 653ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 443ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Massif central
Location Location : Balazuc (07120)
Starting point Starting point : N 44.506731° / E 4.37408°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 2938SB
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Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 584ft
1 : mi 0.41 - alt. 541ft
2 : mi 1.34 - alt. 600ft
3 : mi 2.05 - alt. 453ft
4 : mi 2.62 - alt. 620ft
5 : mi 3.13 - alt. 640ft
6 : mi 3.55 - alt. 620ft - Ardèche
7 : mi 3.91 - alt. 522ft
D/A : mi 4.39 - alt. 584ft

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