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Hiking trail CDF12 : The upper Bruche valley

Duration All day Length 19 Km Vertical rise 840 m Difficulty Expert Departing from Bellefosse
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A woodland trail on the paths and forest roads around the Côte de Plaine within the Vosges and Alsace with the highlight being the Chatte Pendue peaking at 899m. But what makes the site so unique is its unusual name that has all sorts of stories surrounding it. It used to be called "Pirre hhatte pendaïe" meaning tall hanging stone. The guttural pronunciation of "H" or transcription mistakes turned the "hhatte" into "chatte" meaning female cat. View map

Further information

Latitude 48.400465715961
Longitude 7.2142767936401
Elevation 840 m
Duration All day
Lenght 19 Km
Level of difficulty Expert
Car park Farmhouse inn's Parking
Departure point Farmhouse inn Ban de la Roche
Nearest station Fouday



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