The Ultimate Guide to Crete de Douce in the Alps

Crête de Douce is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.029m (6,656ft) above the sea level, located in the Savoie department of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France.

Crete de Douce

Is the road to Crête de Douce unpaved?

Located high in the Alps mountain range in the south-eastern part of France, the road to the summit is unpaved. It's a demanding chairlift service road with several steep sections and 8 hairpin turns. Typically, it's impassable during winter.

How long is the road to Crête de Douce?

Starting from the paved D218B road, the road to the summit is 4.9 km (3.04 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 568 m. The average gradient is 11.59%.
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