Tue, 26 March 2013
Minimum altitude: 235 meters
Distance: 33.7 km
Slope Aspect: North-EastTrip Reports
Vertical Climbed: 1,218 meters (3,996 feet)
Vertical Descended: 1,219 meters
The climb from la Terrace or via the Chateau du Carré at Lumbin to St Bernard du Touvet is 7km over 635m giving an average of just over 9% but after km4 there is a 1km section at 11%. The climb continues after St Bernard but is more rolling until a last km at 5% to the col at St Hilaire du Touvet. From St Pancrasse descend the fast road back to the valley through a long but lit road tunnel.
The Chateau du Carré dates from the 17th century build around a fortified house from the 14th.