Stage 1 - La Desirade 20 km - 419 m
Elevation gain + - 15 30 hours Start
romantic and picturesque route, along
the coastline. The path climbs to the ridge
of the island of Désirade, La Grande
Montagne (275m.) spectacular scenery !
DEPARTURE: Port of Désirade
at the port on the coast road (only one road of the island). A very fast warm up
along beautiful beaches sheltered by the reef. This road ends after 7km. Continue to
weather station to run round two
Run on volcanic outcrops, between cacti and
iguanas ... The route takes you back
on the road where it
forks right on the road that climbs the Grande Montagne.
Here you will cross the island on the top of
the ridge, and follow about 5 km
of undulating tracks until you reach the summit
of the mountain.
At the chapel (KM19) you start your descent towards the sea.