Grimpée Chedde – Les Ayères

Date 09/15/2019

Country France

Distance 15 km

Elevation 1350 m  


Description

Located near Chamonix, this race combines the difficulty and beautiful scenery of the Fiz and Mont-Blanc mountains. Starting from the village of Chedde, at an altitude of 600m, the route is 80% on trails and forest roads. The race immediately climbs towards the villages of La Motte and Sancellemoz on steep slopes. There is a respite before joining Lac Vert by a path which offers a magnificent view of the entire Mont Blanc chain.

Then it’s time for a slower pace on the ascent to the highest point at Ayères des Rocs and Pierrières at 1641m, opposite the ‘Derochoir’ mountain. The last section is down the main trail in the small ski resort of Plaine Joux at 1316m.

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