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The waterfalls of Artigue

Walks and hikes in Auzat

2.9 km
Round-trip
Walks and hikes
1h
Easy
  • The stream of Artigue, favorite of the amateurs of canyoning, has no equal in the Country. He rushes his bed in impetuous cascades or slips further, gently, proposing welcoming banks where most of the summer seems to gather. Follow his course, the place is ideal in the warmer summer.

  • Access: Leave Vicdessos and go up the valley by the D8. At the exit of Marc, take the D66 on the right direction l'Artigue. Find a place in the parking lot, without going to the hamlet.

    (D / A) Leave the parking Artigue (1200m) to go upstream the stream of Artigue on the trail. Very early, after the climb in the wet, at the first fork leave on the left leaving the path of the port of Artigue. Pass right bank, after a few groves of hazelnuts the path climbs gently. At the glade of Mamouly...
    Access: Leave Vicdessos and go up the valley by the D8. At the exit of Marc, take the D66 on the right direction l'Artigue. Find a place in the parking lot, without going to the hamlet.

    (D / A) Leave the parking Artigue (1200m) to go upstream the stream of Artigue on the trail. Very early, after the climb in the wet, at the first fork leave on the left leaving the path of the port of Artigue. Pass right bank, after a few groves of hazelnuts the path climbs gently. At the glade of Mamouly the path forks. On the left, he rushes more into the forest of Fontanal towards Montcalm Peak, straight ahead, he directs you to the stream. going up a bit you find birches. The path then descends flank opening well. At the large basin, after the confluence of the stream of Artigue and Bazur go southwest to pass a landing.

    0:35 - GATEWAY. You are already at the end of your walk because, upstream, the bridge which allowed to make a loop by a now abandoned path, was carried away.

    1:00 - A - You find your vehicle at Artigue.
  • Difference in height
    221.25 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 Waterfalls of Artigue
221 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 1186 m
  • End altitude : 1186 m
  • Maximum altitude : 1331 m
  • Minimum altitude : 1185 m
  • Total positive elevation : 221 m
  • Total negative elevation : -221 m
  • Max positive elevation : 42 m
  • Min positive elevation : -44 m