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Le Mont-Dore-Pan de la Grange

Le Mont-Dore-Pan de la Grange

Le Mont-Dore-Pan de la Grange

Page Type: Route

Location: Puy de Dôme, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.52487°N / 2.82074°E

Object Title: Le Mont-Dore-Pan de la Grange

Route Type: Hiking, Mountaineering

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Time Required: Less than two hours

Rock Difficulty: Class 3

Difficulty: Walk-up

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Created/Edited: Aug 28, 2009 / Nov 27, 2010

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Puy de Sancy
Pan de la Grange

This is an easy walk-up across ski runs to reach the summit.

Getting There

See the main page to approach to Station of Le Mont-Dore

Route Description

Puy de Sancy
Col de la Cabanne
Way of Sancy

In the station of Mont-Dore you searchs the exit of chemin de Sancy in the great map of ski-resort following to left side. You must walk the curves of the piste of ski following the paint red and white. You can't leave the signals of paint (it's an order of the ski-resort and the park of Volcanos of Auvergne). You reach a great plateau at NE of Plan de la Grange. In this plateau you have the option to leave the paint, always following paths, to climb Puy de Cacadogne (1.785m) on left side, an important and interesting peak. You can see on left side the rest of the piste to the area of cable-way of Sancy but it's better to follow to SW to reach the col of Pan de la Grange (1700m). The path goes now to right (NW) to reach the col de la Cabanne (1.785m) and the zig-zag to the summit.

Essential Gear

On winter crampons and ice-axe. The use of ski is a good option on winter.

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Puy de Sancy (1886m)