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Walking in the Auvergne - Rachel Crolla

Walking in the Auvergne

42 Walks in the Massif Central - France's volcano region

; Carl McKeating

Guidebook to the Auvergne describing 42 walks between 5 and 20km in the quiet volcanic hills of central France. Five areas are covered: Cantal, Chaine des Puys, Mont Dores, Haute-Loire and Montagne Bourbonnaise. Les mer
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Guidebook to the Auvergne describing 42 walks between 5 and 20km in the quiet volcanic hills of central France. Five areas are covered: Cantal, Chaine des Puys, Mont Dores, Haute-Loire and Montagne Bourbonnaise. The volcanic geography provides a stunning backdrop to routes suitable for all walkers. Bases in Vichy, Clermont-Ferrand and Puy-en-Velay.
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Forlag: Cicerone Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 256
ISBN: 9781852846510
Format: 17 x 12 cm
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VURDERING
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Les vurderinger
Overview map
Map key


Introduction
History
Volcanoes
Plants and wildlife
Food and drink
When to go
Getting there
Getting around
Accommodation
Difficulty
Equipment
Maps
Waymarking
Hazards and emergencies
Using this guide


1 The Cantal
Walk 1 Puy de Niermont
Walk 2 An Ascent of the Puy de Peyre Arse
Walk 3 Puy Mary with Optional Excursion to Puy de la Tourte
Walk 4 Traverse of the Brêche de Rolland from Puy Mary to Peyre Arse
Walk 5 Around Medieval Murat
Walk 6 The Plomb du Cantal
Walk 7 A Rombière Ramble
Walk 8 Puy Griou
Walk 9 Up the Usclade
Walk 10 The Elancèze
Walk 11 Puy Violent and the Shadow Rock
Walk 12 Roches Taillade and Roc d'Hoziéres
Walk 13 Circuit of Puy Chavaroche
Walk 14 St Cirgues de Jordanne - Southern circuit
Walk 15 St Cirgues de Jordanne - Northern circuit


2 The Châine des Puys (Monts Dômes)
Walk 16 Puy de Dôme
Walk 17 Puys Lassolas and de la Vache
Walk 18 Around Orcival
Walk 19 Puy des Gouttes
Walk 20 The Crater of Puy Pariou
Walk 21 The Water of Volvic


3 The Monts Dore
Walk 22 The Grand Horseshoe: Puy de Sancy from Mont-Dore
Walk 23 Up the Chaudefour Valley to Puys Sancy and Ferrand
Walk 24 Around Lake Pavin
Walk 25 Connecting the Cascades of Puy d'Angle
Walk 26 The Tuilière and Sanadoire rocks
Walk 27 A Tour of the Curiosities of St Nectaire
Walk 28 Lake Guéry and the Banne d'Ordanche


4 The Haute-Loire: Livradois Forez and Velay
Walk 29 Around Chaise-Dieu and the Senouire
Walk 30 The Gorges of the Loire
Walk 31 A Circuit of Allègre
Walk 32 Mont Bar from Allègre
Walk 33 Domeyrat and the Senouire
Walk 34 Vieille Brioude and the Ceroux
Walk 35 Lavaudieu Abbey and the Senouire


5 The Montagne Bourbonnaise
Walk 36 The Ruins of Montgilbert
Walk 37 Milling around the Mills
Walk 38 Around Châtel Montagne and the Puy de Roc
Walk 39 Rocher St Vincent
Walk 40 The Cascade de la Pisserote
Walk 41 The Plateau de la Verrerie and its Tourbière
Walk 42 Pierre Châtel from St Nicolas des Biefs

Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Glossary of French walking terms
Appendix C Further reading
Appendix D Useful contacts
Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla began hiking in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, before going on to walk and climb all over Europe. In 2005 they bought an old house in the Auvergne, to enjoy the wealth of hiking all over the region. Rachel used to write for newspapers and now teaches; Carl works in Further Education.