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Boucle du Perron

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
6.2 km
2h 30min
Medium
  • Superb panoramas over the plain of Saint-Laurent-du-Pont and the Chartreuse massif. On the road between the Bâches and the Côtes, a page of geology opens in front of you: you will easily imagine the large lake resulting from the glacial excavations of the Quaternary, which still existed two centuries ago!

  • In the center of the hamlet Les Terpends (1), find the path towards Néplier (yellow signs). It goes up between the houses. Meet a B-road in the hamlet of Mainlières (or Millières) and keep going north (yellow signs on the telephone poles) to Néplier. After the yellow signs of Néplier, take the track that goes up on the left along the canal (2). A short moment after, turn left. At the next junction, keep walking on the right. Cross the hamlet of Les Bâches and turn left towards La Côte (3)....
    In the center of the hamlet Les Terpends (1), find the path towards Néplier (yellow signs). It goes up between the houses. Meet a B-road in the hamlet of Mainlières (or Millières) and keep going north (yellow signs on the telephone poles) to Néplier. After the yellow signs of Néplier, take the track that goes up on the left along the canal (2). A short moment after, turn left. At the next junction, keep walking on the right. Cross the hamlet of Les Bâches and turn left towards La Côte (3). Cross the hamlet of La Côte and follow the road on the left to Barnériat (4).
    At the end of the hamlet, stay on the path that goes up. When you reach the road, go left towards Le Perron. Cross the hamlet until the croix du Perron (5). Turn left between the houses towards Terpends. At the fork, go down on your right. Meet the road and keep going down to your car.
  • Guidebook with maps/step-by-step
    In the center of the hamlet of Les Terpends (1), find the path that ascends between the houses towards Néplier (yellow signs). At the top of the path, continue on the right along the communal road in the hamlet of Mainlières (or Millières), following the yellow markings on the telephone poles towards Néplier.
    After the yellow signs for Néplier, take the track that ascends to the left along a canal (2). Shortly after, turn left (yellow arrow on marker posts), then at the next fork, continue to the right (yellow arrow on marker posts). At the top of the path, take the small road to cross the hamlet of Les Bâches and turn left towards La Côte (3), following the road. Cross the hamlet of La Côte, where the view extends over the Herretang peat bogs, dominated by the Grande Sure. Take the road on the left towards Barnériat (4).
    At the end of the hamlet, continue on the path that ascends and passes in front of the houses. At the intersection with a road, continue left towards Le Perron. Cross the hamlet until you reach the Croix du Perron (5). Turn left between the houses towards Terpends. At the fork, descend to the right. Meet the road, turn left, and continue descending to the starting point.
  • Departure
    Saint-Laurent-du-Pont
  • Difference in height
    198 m
  • Plain text period
    From 01/05 to 30/11.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
198 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 600 m
  • Minimum altitude : 417 m
  • Total positive elevation : 198 m
  • Total negative elevation : -194 m
  • Max positive elevation : 138 m
  • Min positive elevation : -180 m
Services
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
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