This is the long walk postponed from last week because of a competing event. The weather looks good this week, so the walk in on the agenda again.
It is an all-day circular walk of at least 15km, with a substantial climb at the beginning and some challenging sections in the middle.
It starts at Pegairolles, and then climbs by a good, steep path up to the plateau, a hard climb of about 450m. It then follows a little-used path with some wooded and some rocky sections as far as Camp Rouch – this includes a section along a narrow path at the top of a steep cliff, with spectacular views down into the Lergue valley – see photos.
We then take the GR south, eventually descending nearly into Soubes, before returning to Pegairolles by the field tracks to the East of the motorway.
As usual we shall meet by the Luteva cinema at 9:50 for departure at 10:00. This is a long and challenging walk, so come well prepared and equipped, with lunch. We should be back in Lodeve by 16:00.