Puy de Sancy, France

Prominence: 1578 m, 5177 ft

Elevation: 1885 meters, 6184 feet

Approx. Isolation: 225.35 km, 140.03 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 31' 42'' N; 2° 48' 50'' E
45.528396, 2.813956 (Dec Deg)
485472E 5041668N Zone 31 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionPuy-de-Dôme (Highest Point)

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     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #29)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #78)
     France Department High Points (Rank #17)
     France Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #7)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #119)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1985-06-27 by Greg Slayden
     1985-06-28 by Greg Slayden
     2009-11-21 by Rob Woodall
     2010-05-10 by Lee Newton
     2011-08-31 by Henk de Smidt
     2012-09-09 by Susan Mackenzie
     2013-08-11 by Martin Richardson (GPS Track)
     2015-12-22 by Martin Friedrich

View ascents of peak by registered members (21 total)

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The Puy de Sancy from the northwest (1985-06).
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1578 m/5177 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1578 m/5177 ft
  Key Col: 307 m/1007 ft
Isolation225.35 km/140.03 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Le Grand Veymont  (ESE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe (Highest Point)
Range3: Massif Central (Highest Point)
Range4: Monts d’Auvergne (Highest Point)
Range5: Le Monts Dore (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsLoire (HP)
Bay of Biscay
Atlantic Ocean
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Telepherique Summit Station (Ski Lift) 1760 m/5774 ft
Vertical Gain: 125 m/410 ft
Route #2 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Telepherique Base Station (Paved Road) 1300 m/4265 ft
Vertical Gain: 585 m/1919 ft
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Close up, the Puy de Sancy can look very craggy from certain angles (1985-06).

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