Breche du Grand Creux

Adventure along Breche du Grand Creux

Breche du Grand Creux is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.830m (9,284ft) above the sea level, located in Rhone-Alpes in the Isère département, France. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.

The road to the summit is unpaved but passable by all-terrain vehicle with some very steep ramps. The track still stands winding, often stony, dusty and steep. You'll have to challenge some very steep grades which require both physical strength and a very low gear. It is a service road for the various ski lifts and cable cars of Les Deux Alpes ski station.
Located in the middle of Oisans region, at the entrance of National Park of Les Ecrins, the final part is very steep and stony. This road is usually open throughout the summer. The peak sits near the infamous Col du Jandri, one of the highest roads in Europe. The road is asphalted to 1.730 m altitude, just above the highest houses on the side. It's one of the highest roads of the country.