This hike will bring you to Grand Ballon, the highest peak of the Vosges mountains, rising up to 1,424 metres. From this pass, if the weather is clear, you can enjoy a breathtaking view over the Alsace plain, the Black Forest and even the Alps. Along the way, you will pass through a variety of landscapes, from forests of conifers and broadleaved trees to clearings and pastures. As you gain altitude, you will observe the changes in the Vosges flora.
Positive difference in altitude: 953 m
Hiking sheet and topographical guide are available at the Tourism Offices of Guebwiller and Soultz.