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Gems in Piton de la Fournaise - 1

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gem Favorite The Piton de la Fournaise with the Formica Leo in the foreground. Picture by B.navez, cc-by-sa-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0.

Piton de la Fournaise

(0) Saint-P…, RE

Recommended Routes in Piton de la Fournaise - 2

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Favorite Piton de la Fournaise from the area burned by lava from the 2018 eruption which still emits smoke in the distance.
Easy

Piton de la Fournaise Ramparts to Piton de Berf

8.0 mi 12.9 km 505' Up 154.07 m Up 506' Down 154.19 m Down

L'Entre…, RE
Favorite Piton des Neiges towers over the ravine carved by Riviere de l'Est. Parts of the heavily eroded shield of Piton des Neiges that surround Cirque de Salazie tower to the right.
Intermediate

Piton de la Fournaise Ramparts from Gite du Volcan

3.6 mi 5.8 km 641' Up 195.38 m Up 642' Down 195.54 m Down

Sainte-…, RE

Piton de la Fournaise Running

  • 24 Miles 38 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Piton de la Fournaise - 4

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0.4 mi 0.6 km #1Pas de Bellecombe Trail
Easy
Sainte-Rose, RE
Easy
Sainte-Rose, RE
0.4 mi 0.6 km #2Gite du Volcan to La Porte de l'Enclos
Intermediate
Sainte-Rose, RE
Intermediate
Sainte-Rose, RE
11.1 mi 17.9 km #3Sentier du Piton Partage et du Nez Coupe de Sainte-Rose
Intermediate
Sainte-Rose, RE
Intermediate
Sainte-Rose, RE
0.3 mi 0.5 km #4Pas de Bellecombe to Gite Alternate Trail
Intermediate
Sainte-Rose, RE
Intermediate
Sainte-Rose, RE

Photos of Piton de la Fournaise - 20

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Piton des Neiges towers over the ravine carved by Riviere de l'Est. Parts of the heavily eroded shield of Piton des Neiges that surround Cirque de Salazie tower to the right.
Jul 14, 2018 near Sainte-…, RE
Piton de la Fournaise from the area burned by lava from the 2018 eruption which still emits smoke in the distance.
Jul 13, 2018 near Saint-P…, RE
Piton Chisny's reds and browns look great against the blue sky in this martian landscape
Jul 14, 2018 near Le Tampon, RE
Newer lava flows are clearly visible as darker black rock.
Jul 14, 2018 near Le Tampon, RE
Nez Coupe de Sainte-Rose is the last "peak" on Piton de la Fournaise's shield before Reunion drops into the cloud-covered ocean.
Jul 14, 2018 near Sainte-…, RE
Gite du Volcan is a hikers' hostel you start your hike right from
Jul 14, 2018 near Sainte-…, RE
Piton de Neiges in all it's glory. The slope in the center is basically the route to the summit.
Jul 14, 2018 near Sainte-…, RE
A view of the southern part of the crater from the 2018 eruption to the ramparts. Lava flows of different ages are clearly visible.
Jul 14, 2018 near Le Tampon, RE