The road to Crête de la Pendine is not for the faint of heart

Crête de la Pendine is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.705m (8,874ft) above the sea level, located in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Crête de la Pendine

Located in the French Alps, in the Massif des Écrins, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s a charilift access trail very steep and narrow. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season. It is not generally snow-free until late June or even July in some years. 4x4 vehicles only. Starting from Station 1600, the road to the summit is 6.7 km (4.16 miles) long.