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Les Sentiers de Provence

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Trail

43.3 mile 69.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 4,624' 1,409 m
Descent: -4,614' -1,406 m
High: 2,012' 613 m
Low: 797' 243 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Trail shared by Nicolas Mathieu

An unforgettable 68 km by the massifs of Holy Victory in Provence.

Nicolas Mathieu

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This is a unique and memorable hike through the trails of southern France. The hike is best done as a multi-day outing, or you can hike portions of the highlighted route for a good shorter hike option as well.

Description

This is a unique hike through the trails of southern France; it is a rare time when the weather conditions allow you to hike the full length due to the exceptional snow in Provence. We undertook this micro adventure in 2.5 days with two bivouacs with a temperature of -14 ° after Rians (Var 83). There are no major difficulties in the field (it is a progression on snowy terrain but nothing technical). Only endurance and resilience count!

Une expérience hivernale unique à travers les sentiers du sud de la France, rares sont les fois où les conditions climatiques permettent un enneigement exceptionnel en Provence et la lumière d'un ciel magnifique. Nous avons réalisé cette micro aventure en 2.5 jours avec deux bivouacs avec une température de -14° après Rians (Var 83). Il n' y a pas de difficultés majeures sur le terrain ( il s'agit d'une progression sur terrain enneigé mais non technique). Seule l'endurance, la résilience comptent ! A faire et refaire !

Flora & Fauna

Mediterranean forests. Pay attention to the instability of Provencal rocks concealed under the snow.

Forêts méditerranéennes et une attention sur l'instabilité des roches provençales dissimulés sous la neige.

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Smiles abound as we trek along the snow-covered trail.
Mar 14, 2017 near Peyroll…, FR

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