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Rocher Du Lorzier Chartreuse
France

The Rocher de Lorzier is an 1838m peak along a ridge on the western side of the Chartreuse range of mountains. The peak is accessed from the plateau / prairie below via the ridge - which is pretty precarious walk along a path better suited to mountain goat than human (and difficult to follow). It is not recommended for children of those prone to vertigo.

From here you can view Grande Sure to the North, a panoramic vista across much of the Chartreuse to the East, and the Northern end of the Vercors to the South West.

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grande_Sure

Copyright: Andy Bryant
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12000x6000
Subida: 03/06/2012
Actualizado: 13/08/2014
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Tags: peak; mountain; ridge; chartreuse
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