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Lus-la-Croix-Haute

Mougious waterfall

3h
9,3km
+500m
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For a few kilometers discover the natural resources of the valley of Jarjatte, a magnificent site classified by the state since 2012, for the recognition of the picturesque of this place and the work done by all the local actors for its safeguarding.
Take a walk along the trails that will take you to the discovery of the Permafrost de Combe Obscure permafrost and the Mougious waterfall, all with magnificent views of the highest peaks of the Drôme. This hike takes place partly in forest but also at times along a torrent.

1 point of interest

Vallon de la Jarjatte

At the foot of the highest summits Drômois and backed up to Dévoluy, the valley of the Jarjatte is a classified site protected since 2012.

Between torrent, forest (fir beech forest), alpine pastures and limestone peaks. The meteorology of this sector makes it its richness.

The climate of the preharms of the humid north and that of the dry south alps mingle and favor an unusual procession of natural environments.
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Description

From La Jarjatte, follow the GR 93 for 400m towards La Plainie 1. From there, take a path in the woods to reach the Permafrost de Combe Obscure 2. Continue until the Pasture of Mougious 3 and its magnificent panorama, before descending to Ravine de la Chaumette 4 (attention strong slope). Then join the Cascade de Mougious 5 at 200 m. Go back to the Ravin de la Chaumette 6 and head towards La Jarjatte via the Combe Bertin 7. Take the road between Combe Bertin and La Jarjatte for 1.6 km.
Departure : La Jarjatte, Lus-la-Croix-Haute
Arrival : La Jarjatte, Lus-la-Croix-Haute
Towns crossed : Lus-la-Croix-Haute

Altimetric profile


Sensitive areas

Along your trek, you will go through sensitive areas related to the presence of a specific species or environment. In these areas, an appropriate behaviour allows to contribute to their preservation. For detailed information, specific forms are accessible for each area.
Impacted practices:
Sensitivity periods:
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Contact:
https://www.parc-du-vercors.fr/
https://www.paysdiois.fr/

Recommandations

Beware in rainy weather, some technical passages can be delicate and slippery!

 

Use the passageways to cross the fences, close the gates and barriers, stay on the marked paths.

Information desks

Rue Principale, 26620 Lus-la-Croix-Haute

http://www.lus-la-croix-haute.com/

luslacroixhaute@diois-tourisme.com

04 92 58 51 85

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Access and parking

From the E712 take the direction of Lus-la-Croix-Haute. From there take the D505 to La Jarjatte, park in the parking lot at the foot of the station.

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