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Au départ de la station de Camp d'Argent, parking supérieur (1800 m).

Last Chance Hotel - this fabulous location is soon to be destined to snow chains and rackets. It’s a relatively short, facile walk (8kms - 3hrs) well worth the journey time approx , 1 heure 30 min 58,7 km from Nice on D2566,

The massive Authion is a set of vertices close to the Southern Alps , combined with the Alps of Nice, located in the department of Alpes- Maritimes near the Col de Tende ( Franco-Italian

It overlooks the nearby valleys and CAIROS Bévéra and is located on the edge of Mercantour National Park , north -east of Col de Turini .This massif , which rises to 2,080 m at Pointe des Trois Commons was considered a strategic position with its appearance of natural fortress as controlling valleys Vésubie and Roya , the latter being borrowed by the road linking Nice Piedmont ( to Turin) .


Altitude 1800 m

Longueur 8 km AR

Durée 03h00

Montee 340 m

Descente -340 m

Niveau Facile

Walk at daybreak on air ridges that surround the plateau Authion and just forget for a moment the laws of gravity . The exhilarating feeling to dominate the area despite a modest altitude takes effect in hikers over how panoramic the path that culminates at Fort Redoubt , which occupies a century since the peak of the Three Towns ( Bollène , Breil -sur -Roya and Saorge ) . This site offers a view overlooking a clear day in the Alpes -Maritimes and even the Island of Beauty .

Car share where possible, please be proactive! If you need a ride follow the threads here and connect directly with persons offering lift or call me mob: 0606 78 84 51.

Finally, just a reminder autumn is here and winter approaching, this walk starts at 1800 metres, expect it to be cold! Break out the layers and waterproofs, hats, glov


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