Tag Archives: gr 5

Trail: loop Mont Ferion – Utelle

With all the recent snowfall, is not easy to find a trail with significant elevation gain without tons of snow. Today we went to the Vesubie Valley and started at Pont du Cros and made a 32 km loop, climbing to Mont Ferion, then back down to St Jean La Rivi√®re, up to Utelle and […]
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Trail: Menton – La Manda

Sunday Anna, Alex Chabot and I left Menton for two different Trail’s. We ran all together up to the Col de Castillon, then Anna went back to Menton through the village of Sainte-Agn√®s while Alex and I continued toward the North to Luceram and then finished at La Manda. This 65 km Trail crosses 12 […]
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Trail: video in Gordolasque and Merveilles

In November Anna and I went to the Valleys of Gordolasque and Merveilles to make a new Trail running video. This 21 km Trail is very scenic with great views over many lakes and peaks of the Mercantour. It also crosses the archaeological site of Vall√©e des Merveilles and loops around three high passes and […]
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Trail: Bousieyas – St Sauveur sur Tinee

At the end of the Month, I will go to Egypt to participate to the Sahara Race, a 250 km self-supported foot race which crosses the Wadi Al-Hitan (Whales Valley) and ends at the Giza Pyramids. A week ago, I did the last long Trail of my preparation for the race. A 60 km trail […]
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Trail: Ferion – Autaret – Utelle

As I made a lot of ski touring and Alpine ascents in the past months, I really wanted to do some trail running again. I chose a trail of 38 km with +2700m of ascent, not far from Nice. I took a very light pack hoping that I could run most of the time and […]
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Trail: St Sauveur sur Tinee – Longon

This trail starts at the village of St Sauveur sur Tinee (510m) and make a loop along the GR 52A and the GR 5 up to Longon (1941m) in the Mercantour National Park. The trail is good and well marked (red and white paint). Distance: 38 km, ascent: 2000m / descent: 2000m. Vignols and Portes […]
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