Walk of Thu 02 May 2019 09:28:36 CEST

A Clermont-Ferrand walk posted on 02/05/19 by grandin. Update : 17/05/19
Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h00[?]
Distance Distance : 4.05mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 171ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 164ft
Highest point Highest point : 1365ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 1188ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Massif central
Location Location : Clermont-Ferrand (63000|63100)
Starting point Starting point : N 45.760984° / E 3.103835°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 2531SB
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Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0
1 : mi 0.55 - alt. mi 0.55
2 : mi 0.94 - alt. mi 0.94
3 : mi 1.34 - alt. mi 1.34
4 : mi 2 - alt. mi 2
5 : mi 2.45 - alt. mi 2.45
6 : mi 2.99 - alt. mi 2.99
7 : mi 3.51 - alt. mi 3.51
D/A : mi 4.05 - alt. mi 4.05

Useful Information

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