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Not for fainted driver

We were told that this is a challenging road to drive, so we took bus instead. It is very tight... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
sunshinelpc
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toronto
Nice trail

We hiked this pass on the second of our 3 days tour of the "Cirques". The climb is difficult but... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
JMGeneva
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Cilaos, Reunion Island
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We were told that this is a challenging road to drive, so we took bus instead. It is very tight, and a lot of twists and turns. The tunnel was so tight, i can touch the wall with my hand! The view into the valley...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We hiked this pass on the second of our 3 days tour of the "Cirques". The climb is difficult but neither too hard nor too long or impressive (about 2 hrs from the road for good hikers) and the view from the top is fantastic....More

1  Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We have done it both ways, it is challenging but the rewards are amasing (see fotos). Technicaly is not that hard, but because is very steep, is quite effort demanding. From Mafate side is shorter than from Cilaos side

Thank Mitrache F
Reviewed 23 February 2017

For those, who are not well trained, and can not do it in one go, the best advice is to start ascending at the afternoon, at about 12-30 - 1-00 pm, so with really slow ascending you will reach the Gite by 6-00 pm, and...More

Thank Vladimir R
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It is quite challenging but the views of the mountains and the cloud formation over the hours is amazing. Quite easy to descend on both the cilaos and Mafate side. Awesome physical challenge. Lovely tea stop over, and a few places at the start of...More

Thank Lisa9430
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We walked from the parking place by the kiosks on the D242 via Ilet des Salazes. We set off about 9:45am and had the sunshine and a great view of Piton des Neiges most of the way up, but clouds started to form from 11:30am....More

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