Pla de las Peyres

Pla de las Peyres

Pla de las Peyres is a high mountain plateau at an elevation of 1.707m (5,600ft) above the sea level, located in the Ariège department in the Occitanie region of south-western France.

Located in the Central Pyrenees, mountain range, the road to the summit is called D520A. It’s mostly asphalted, with some narrow parts. At the summit is a big parking lot. Open to traffic throughout the year, may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad.
The road to the summit is pretty steep. Starting from Aston, the ascent is 19.8 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 1.128 meters. The average gradient is 5.69%, with some parts up to 15.0%.