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The summit of Destourbes

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in La Garde
12.7 km
  • The climb to the summit of Destourbes is progressive and offers a succession of panoramas on the reservoir of Chaudanne.

  • From the parking lot of the Boudousque cross the Verdon by the bridge of the Roc, follow the D4085 for 50m on the left, in direction of Grasse.
    1- Cross the D4085 and climb the path opposite in the forest towards the summit of Destourbes. The trail rises windingly and gradually under the pines. Several passages are still walled. The road is well marked. Reach and cross a forest trail above. Climb on the wide, winding path in the northeast slope of the mountain. A further kilometer will find...
    From the parking lot of the Boudousque cross the Verdon by the bridge of the Roc, follow the D4085 for 50m on the left, in direction of Grasse.
    1- Cross the D4085 and climb the path opposite in the forest towards the summit of Destourbes. The trail rises windingly and gradually under the pines. Several passages are still walled. The road is well marked. Reach and cross a forest trail above. Climb on the wide, winding path in the northeast slope of the mountain. A further kilometer will find an end-of-trail turn-around area.
    2- Take the trail above and go back down slightly. Follow a long crossing. Continue the ascent through a series of turns before going to the ridge. Follow it towards the summit (grand cairn). Follow the markup!
    3- Arriving at point 3, return to the starting point by the same route.
    Difficulté = Difficult
  • Departure : From the bridge of Roc, Castellane.
    Arrival : From the bridge of Roc, Castellane.
    53km southeast of Digne-les-Bains, by the N85 and D4085
    Parking : Parking of the Boudousque.
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  • Documentation
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