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Hike: on the ridge of the Grand Colombier (circuit des crêtes)

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  • Sommet du Grand Colombier
    Sommet du Grand Colombier
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Route along the ridges and passing by the summit of Grand Colombier (1531 m), the viewpoint of Chanduraz (1260 m) and the orientation table of the Cross (360 ° panoramic view of the Alps and Valromey)
Marking: white / red (GR9) and yellow
closed
moderate
Distance 11.2 km
4:00 h
600 m
613 m
1,529 m
1,148 m
Detailed circuit in the topo-guide "hikes in Bugey" of the Departmental hike committee of Ain including 71 hikes to discover Bugey.

This hike can be downloaded on the free app Ain Outdoor.

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Bugey Sud Grand Colombier Tourisme
Update: December 08, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1,529 m
Lowest point
1,148 m
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Rest stops

Stretch of water and leisure center of Culoz
Campsite : Le Colombier
Restaurant Le Chevalier
Restaurant Ô Saisons du Grand Colombier

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APIDAE tourism data updated on 17/10/2022 by "Office de Tourisme Bugey Sud Grand Colombier".
Spotted an error? Write to e.bebi@bugeysud-tourisme.fr with the following information:
File name: Randonnée pédestre : Circuit des crêtes du Grand Colombier | Record identifier: 443238 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

Start

Le point de départ de la randonnée est situé au sommet du Col du Grand Colombier (1,495 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.903581, 5.762176
DMS
45°54'12.9"N 5°45'43.8"E
UTM
31T 714250 5087045
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Destination

Le point d'arrivée de la randonnée est situé au sommet du Col du Grand Colombier

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Coordinates

DD
45.903581, 5.762176
DMS
45°54'12.9"N 5°45'43.8"E
UTM
31T 714250 5087045
w3w 
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
600 m
Descent
613 m
Highest point
1,529 m
Lowest point
1,148 m
Summit route Family-friendly Refreshment stops available Flora and fauna Geological highlights Botanical highlights Circular route Dog-friendly 'Healthy climate' Scenic

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