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Le Grand Som depuis le Château

Distance_16x16 12.3 km Ascent_16x16 1,138 m Vertical_drop_16x16 1,138 m
Grade : D5 R3
Duration : Ascent_16x16 3h30 Vertical_drop_16x16 1h
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Steps for this ski itinerary

  • 1
    Parking_16o Parking du Chateau
    | Altitude : 940m
    • Continue on the asphalt road.
  • 2
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 785 m, Ascent_16x16 112 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 0 m
    • Join the summer parking.
  • 3
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 3638 m, Ascent_16x16 637 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 40 m
    • Take the trail straight ahead.
    • The trail goes out of the forest.
    • Join the pass (col de bovinan).
  • 4
    Saddle_16o Col de Bovinant
    | Altitude : 1,646m
    • Take the trail on the left towards grand som.
  • 5
    Path_16o
    Distance_16x16 588 m, Ascent_16x16 180 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 2 m
    • Short steep section (35°).
    • Join the crest à a little saddle.
  • 6
    Path_16o
    Distance_16x16 1099 m, Ascent_16x16 167 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 0 m
    • Continue on the left side of the crest
    • Go up on the crest.
    • Follow the crest.
    • You arrive at the summit : grand som.
  • 7
    Summit_16o Le Grand Som
    | Altitude : 2,026m
  • 8
    Path_16o
    Distance_16x16 6207 m, Ascent_16x16 42 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 1096 m
    Turn back from the step 7 to the step 1.

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Informations about this ski touring itinerary

Distance : 12.3 km
Ascent : 1,138 m
Vertical drop : 1,138 m
Ascent duration : 3h30
Descent duration : 1h
Main exposition : unspecified
Global grade : unspecified Help_16x16
Commitment grade : unspecified Help_16x16
Grade up : unspecified Help_16x16
Downhill ski grade : D5 Help_16x16
Risk grade : R3 Help_16x16
Max slope : 35° for 50m

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Contributors : Seb (created on 28 January 2015) , Seb (checked on 29 January 2015) , ... , Seb (updated on 19 April 2015) , Seb (checked on 20 April 2015) , Elevation Courtesy of MapQuest