Montée à la Grande Sure

La Grande Sure depuis Currière

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont

17.1 km
8h
Very difficult
  • Splendid point of view from the top, where you can admire the entire Chartreuse massif and a part of the Alps. If you are lucky, you may see a marmot in the passage known as «La Prairie».

  • Car Park: From St-Laurent-du-Pont, take the road that goes to St-Pierre-de Chartreuse. A short time after the exit of the town, take the road on your right towards Monastère de Béthléem. Be careful, the road is narrow. Park after the Chartreuse of Currière on the «Parking randonneurs».
    Description: (1) At the car park of the Chartreuse de Currière, take the forest road of None to «Cul de Lampe/Grande Sure» (yellow signs). When you reached the Belvédère de None (2), keep going towards «Cul...
    Car Park: From St-Laurent-du-Pont, take the road that goes to St-Pierre-de Chartreuse. A short time after the exit of the town, take the road on your right towards Monastère de Béthléem. Be careful, the road is narrow. Park after the Chartreuse of Currière on the «Parking randonneurs».
    Description: (1) At the car park of the Chartreuse de Currière, take the forest road of None to «Cul de Lampe/Grande Sure» (yellow signs). When you reached the Belvédère de None (2), keep going towards «Cul de Lampe/Grande Sure». 800 meters further, the track splits in two (3), take right (yellow sign). The marked path leads to «La Terrasse». Keep following «Cul de Lampe/Grande Sure». From there, the forest track turns into a mountain path. The atmosphere is changing while you reach 1,490 meters high and «La Prairie», the gateway for the small valley of La Sure. (4) At the Col de la Sure, take right the path that leads to the top of la Grande Sure (5). For the way back, you have to come back on yourself.
  • Difference in height

    1083 m
  • Plain text period

    From 01/05 to 30/11.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Spoken languages

  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
1083 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 1914 m
  • Minimum altitude : 874 m
  • Total positive elevation : 1083 m
  • Total negative elevation : -1083 m
  • Max positive elevation : 552 m
  • Min positive elevation : -506 m
Services
  • Services

    • Pets welcome
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