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gem Favorite The sun peaks above the clouds over the Indian Ocean as seen from the summit of Piton des Neiges

Piton des Neiges

(1) Cilaos, RE

Recommended Routes in Cilaos - 1

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Favorite Piton de la Fournaise in the distant early morning light as a hiker descends the summit of Piton des Neiges near cool volcanic rock formations.
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Piton des Neiges from La Plaine des Cafres

19.6 mi 31.5 km 5,249' Up 1599.81 m Up 5,248' Down 1599.68 m Down

Cilaos, RE

Cilaos Hiking

  • 148 Miles 238 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 0 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Cilaos - 3

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90.4 mi 145.5 km #1GRR2
Difficult
Saint-Denis, RE
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Saint-Denis, RE
1.9 mi 3.1 km #2Piton des Neiges Trail
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Cilaos, RE
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Cilaos, RE
36.2 mi 58.3 km #3GRR1 Tour du Piton des Neiges
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Salazie, RE
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Salazie, RE

Photos of Cilaos - 12

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Piton de la Fournaise in the distant early morning light as a hiker descends the summit of Piton des Neiges near cool volcanic rock formations.
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
The sun peaks above the clouds over the Indian Ocean as seen from the summit of Piton des Neiges
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Plenty of room on the summit of Piton Des Neiges to watch the sun come up.
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Some hikers enjoy sunrise on Piton des Neiges' sub-peak with Piton de la Fournaise in the far distance.
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Sun beams shine onto Cilaos far below Grand Benare.
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Looking into Cirque de Cilaos at sunset
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Enjoying the warming rays of the sun on a cold morning
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
The sun begins to set behind Piton des Neiges in route to the Refuge
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Piton des Neiges can be seen all the way from the trailhead on an extremely lucky clear afternoon.
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
Clouds climb out of Cirque de Cilaos at dusk. Piton de la Fournaise is in the distance.
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
A muddy section of the trail with clear views to Piton des Neiges on a clear day
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE
A bird inspecting the hikers for snacks
Jul 11, 2018 near Cilaos, RE