Walk of Sat 12 Jul 2014 16:49:48 CEST

A Novel walk posted on 12/07/14 by Netra. Update : 13/08/18
Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 4h20[?]
Distance Distance : 5.61mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 2362ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 2362ft
Highest point Highest point : 6332ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 3970ft
Difficult Difficulty : Difficult
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Alps, Chablais
Location Location : Novel (74500)
Starting point Starting point : N 46.36256° / E 6.768132°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 3528ETR

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0
1 : mi 0.56 - alt. mi 0.56
2 : mi 1.43 - alt. mi 1.43
3 : mi 1.72 - alt. mi 1.72
4 : mi 1.95 - alt. mi 1.95
5 : mi 2.33 - alt. mi 2.33 - Col de Neuvaz
6 : mi 2.63 - alt. mi 2.63
7 : mi 2.9 - alt. mi 2.9 - Pic de Borée
8 : mi 3.2 - alt. mi 3.2
9 : mi 3.64 - alt. mi 3.64
D/A : mi 5.61 - alt. mi 5.61

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