Page Type Page Type: Mountain/Rock
Location Lat/Lon: 44.97974°N / 6.57326°E
Additional Information GPX File: Download GPX » View Route on Map
Activities Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering
Seasons Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Additional Information Elevation: 9413 ft / 2869 m
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Le Grand Aréa

This nice peak is one of the favourites of the people for a short day in the area of Briançon thanks to its panorama. If you are on holidays in Briançon not every day you are going to climb big mountains and this peak is ideal for a walk-up through shorter in a more relaxed day.

Getting There

Bergerie St JosephBergerie St Joseph
The trailhead of normal route is Bergerie St Joseph in the road D234 to col du Granon. The access to the road is in the village of St Chafrrey, very near of Chantemerle.

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Red Tape

Nothing special.


Campings around Briançon:

-Cinque Vallées, Saint Blaise.
-Champ de Blanc, Pramorel
-Iscle de Prelles, Saint Martin de Queyrières.

External Links

Briançon, web page of office of tourism of Briançon.
some images and information in French



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