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Description

Type Loop Traffic Light
Suitable in Winter Yes Interest 3
Car Parking At Pontcharra center, not on market day (Thursday) or on-street.
Public Transport Mainline railway station at Pontcharra

Difficulty

Distance 46 km
(28.6 miles)
Difficulty 3
Duration 2 h 00 Heighest Point 880 meters
(2887 feet)
Aspect South-West Total Vertical 980 meters
( 3215 feet)

Road Book

( km )
1
Huiles comes from the word Hullie meaning "aiguille" or needle. A reference to the rock outcrop at la Table. Chateau in la Rochette, the town is pleasant, various churches on route.
0
Left
Surfaced
2
From the center of Pontcharra head north, at the end of the main street turn right (D288) to la Chapelle Blanche.
0.1
Right
Surfaced
3
Right onto D202 to la Rochette.
4.0
Right
Surfaced
4
Cross over roundabout, continue on D202
8.0
Right
Surfaced
5
Start of climb to the Huiles valley (D209)
8.6
Right
Surfaced
6
D207 (Presle). After a few km of climbing the road flattens out.
9.1
Left
Surfaced
7
Left at Notre Dame des Lourdes (small church) on D24.
19.9
Left
Surfaced
8
la Table, continue onto D23. WARNING: sharp right at exit of village.
23.3
Straight On
Surfaced
9
Left onto D27
29.9
Left
Surfaced
10
Take the 1st right onto Route de Pré Viboud
31.1
Right
Surfaced
11
Turn left onto D925 (main road, heavy traffic)
31.7
Left
Surfaced
12
Follow D925 towards Allevard at 2nd roundabout. After 500m cross bridge into gorge and immediately right towards le Moutaret
34
Left
Surfaced
13
Sharp right onto Le Village/D9
38.7
Right
Surfaced
14
Continue through St Maximim (Tour d'Avallon) to Pontcharra, straight over main road (heavy traffic) to town center.
46.0
Straight On
Surfaced

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