Vercors: Jewel in the Alps 2008

See details of our Guided Walking Holiday in the Vercors

Ambel Plateau Vercors French Alps France

 

A day trip guiding in the western Vercors, French Alps, between Valence and Grenoble

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View south from the Ambel Plateau

Vercors French Alps guided walks

 

Interlocking valleys looking south towards the hills of the Drome

Vercors French Alps France guided walking

 

Tete de la Dame 1506m above sea level

A 360 degree panorama from from the Tete de la Dame

Wildlife Vercors French Alps France

 

The Vercors regional park is a haven for wildlife

Vercors France guided alpine walks

 

Steep valleys bordering the plateau make for dramatic landscapes

Vercors French Alps France guided walks

 

Limestone plateau Font d'Urle with sinks, wells, cliffs and underground glacier

Vercors French Alps France guided walking

 

Heading up to the day's highpoint at 1700m

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Bowl-shaped valley on the Ambel Plateau used for upland pasture

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Time to descend as bad weather approaches from the north west