From Saint-Crépin aerodrome, cross the bridge and continue straight on up to the railway track. Take the path to the right under the main road. When you reach the crossing, turn right, then at the first junction, turn left and continue straight on up a fairly steep section. At the junction turn right and follow the road. Before "Villaron Haut" turn right as far as Les Combes. In the hamlet, climb up to the left and link up to the tarmacked road and continue the climb as far as Le Villard. From here, follow the forestry track upwards towards Moussière. The first kilometres leading to this hamlet are quite steep (500 m incline)! After passing Moussière, the path is not as steep and heads into the woods. Go past the Lauzet hut and a few bends further on you will come to the Lauzet Lake. After a short break to contemplate the view, go straight on, downhill, towards the Valette hut. In the hairpin bend to the right before the hut, leave the trail, follow the livestock trails to the left over a small pass, and link up with the GR541, which you will follow down to the hamlet of Gros. This is a very difficult section: sheer pathway. Before the hamlet, take the path to the left that heads down towards La Maison du Roy. It may be necessary to carry your bike on certain tricky sections. When you arrive at the main road, cross the bridge over the Guil River, after the junction with the Ceillac road, turn left, and follow the old recently tarmacked Queyras road. Continue until you reach Guillestre. Before the housing estates, turn right, cross back over the main road under the Port'eau and follow the trail to the left that skirts the Sugarloaf. Follow the path along the cliffs and when you reach the Simoust road, follow it downhill. Cross the Simoust bridge over the Guil and take the trail to the left along the right bank of the Guil. Below the fortified site of Mont-Dauphin, follow the Guil along the dyke, go under the main road bridge, cross the railroad at the level crossing and go through the Eygliers leisure park. The itinerary then follows the bank of the Durance up to the start point in Saint-Crépin.
Transport : Regular Line Gap - Briançon / Access Road
Aerodrome of Saint-Crépin
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