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Hiking trail C12 : La Chatte Pendue & Côte de Plaine

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Duration Half-day Length 13 Km Vertical rise 505 m Difficulty Challenging Departing from Plaine
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Description

La Chatte Pendue peaks at 899m. From there, you have all-encompassing views of the Champ du Feu range, the Climont and the Donon. But what makes the site so unique is its unusual name, which has given rise to all sorts of stories. It used to be called "Pirre hhatte pendaïe", meaning tall hanging stone. The guttural pronunciation of the "H" or transcription mistakes turned the "hhatte" into "chatte" meaning female cat. So in 1847, a beautiful handwritten Water & Forests map mentions the Pierre de la Chatte Pendue. View map

Further information

Latitude 48.413405949111
Longitude 7.1489543644181
Elevation 505 m
Duration Half-day
Lenght 13 Km
Level of difficulty Challenging
Car park Parking at the church
Departure point Saint-Arnould church
Nearest station Saint Blaise-la-Roche

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