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L'Etang d’Appy
L'Etang d’Appy
L'Etang d’Appy
L'Etang d’Appy
L'Etang d’Appy

L'Etang d’Appy

Credit : OT Pays d'Olmes

This pleasant walk that leads you to the resort of Olmes in the pond Appy will discover the fauna and flora of the Pyrenees. Around the pond bog addition, you will find a large botanical diversity.

9.7 km
4 h 45 mn
max. 2031 m
min. 1492 m
639 m
-641 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : BaladeMountain
Public : Experienced hikers

Starting point

478 Les Monts d'Olmes
09300 Montferrier
Lat : 42.84272Lng : 1.74649
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Starting point : the parking at Monts d’Olmes Ski station

Take the path which passes behind the Resorts Technical building and go to the left of the teleski “Fage Belle” (1730 meters) (yellow markings).

429 Les Monts d'Olmes 09300 Montferrier
Lat : 42.842685Lng : 1.746563
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Climb for about 45 minutes to arrive at the lake/ easy access.

Jasse de la Pradeille 09300 Montferrier
Lat : 42.839543Lng : 1.74512
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The Appy Lake

Around the pond, besides a peat bog, you will find mouths of wolf,...Read more

Lat : 42.817125Lng : 1.742792
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meters after the lake, if lucky, there is the possibility of seeing marmots reintroduced, amongst the scree on the right (yellow markers)

Unnamed Road 09300 Montferrier
Lat : 42.828429Lng : 1.753902
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Climb the Col of Lake Appy (2028 meters), difficult access, an accentuated slope which becomes easier (50 meters) (Yellow and red markers).

Unnamed Road 09300 Montferrier
Lat : 42.824121Lng : 1.752577
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Descend the maintained trail for about 35 minutes and arrive at Lake Appy (1734 meters).

Col de Cadenes 09250 Appy
Lat : 42.818932Lng : 1.749111
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Arriving at the lake there is a refuge open to the public, this is situated on the left behind the khammo. The lake is fishable, but a fishing licence is required. Then climb further by the Col de Cadene; descend to the resort. (Yellow markers).

Col de Cadenes 09250 Appy
Lat : 42.818396Lng : 1.743962
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To see

Lake Fage beautiful

Bog

The ferruginous rhododendron,

The yellow gentian.