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Location
France / Italy
PACA / Piemonte
Alpes de Haute Provence / Cuneo
Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye / Acceglio
Ubaye / Valle Maira

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A Tarred or paved road
B Dirt track
C Mule trail
D Mountain trail
E Equipped trail (cables, ladders)
F No trail

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R134 Maljasset » Chiappera
Trail crossing
  |   4h50   |   15.84 km   |   761 m   |   1049 m

Just after leaving Maljasset, the trail turns off to the east into the grassy valley of Mary to reach the pass by the same name, which opens out onto Italy. The route follows the Maurin valley downwards, past Lake Sagna to the hamlet of Chiappera at the bottom of the valley, near the imposing Rocca Provenzale fortress.

Point Segment
Name Services Information Marking
Maljasset
1910 m
| BD  2.6 km / 0h55
X Torrent du Béal de la Pousterle
2182 m
| D  1.9 km / 0h40
Bergerie supérieure de Mary
2382 m
| D  2.4 km / 0h55
Col de Mary / Colle Maurin
2643 m
|   8.94 km / 2h20
Chiappera
1627 m
Detailed route description
Natural and cultural heritage
Useful topographic maps
Useful guidebooks
  • Monte Viso-Alpi Cozie meridionali, M.Bruno ~ CAI/TCI Milano (ISBN 1987)
  • Camminaitalia, Cannobini, Carnovalini, Valsesia ~ Le guide di Airone, Mondadori (ISBN 1995)
  • In cima-70 normali nelle Cozie meridionali, M.Bruno ~ L'arciere blu, Cuneo (ISBN 1995)
  • La Grande Traversée des Alpes et le Tour de l'Ubaye - Réf. 531 ~ Fédération Française de Randonnée (ISBN 978-2-7514-0267-8)
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  • Thierry M. - 2013-11-23
    Monaco - Trieste

    About 1h30 from rifugio Campo Base to Colle dell Maurin
    From Colle Maurin Via Alpina goes straight down towards Maljasset...

    Took left towards nearby Col de Marinet 2784m

    Lots of snow left in mid June 2013. Great way down to reach opened Bivouac Marinet

    From Colle Maurin to Col Marinet 50min on the snow... 50mins of going down very quickly on the snow to reach bivouac Marinet surronded by 1m of snow with ice inside (one of the greatest bivouac of the all Via Alpina journey for me)

    Larche - Bivouac Marinet : 7h50 walking, 3h40 resting, 27,7km. condition : fair weather, good visibility,snow @ Colle Sautron, Colle Maurin until Bivouac Marinet

    From Bivouac Marinet it catches up on the way down the Via Alpina to reach Maljasset hamlet where a gite is available
Last update : 2014-11-25