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T: GR412: le sentier des terrils

Willem VS

T: GR412: le sentier des terrils

Collection by Willem VS



103:29 h

260 mi

16,275 ft

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Tours & Highlights

  • GR412_Parcours-principal_T_2022

    191 mi
    2.3 mph
    11,225 ft
    10,725 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
  • 04:35
    15.2 mi
    3.3 mph
    700 ft
    750 ft

    On March 1, 2021 we walked the Boucle Noir in Charleroi, which Katrien put in the spotlight this WE. This circuit and the history of the rich Walloon past triggered us in such a way that we were curious to discover more of it via the GR 412. We started this extended WE.


    The 412 starts in Bernissart, a

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  • 05:18
    17.6 mi
    3.3 mph
    1,275 ft
    1,300 ft

    On Sunday we were ready for our second stage of the GR 412. We left an hour earlier because Komoot predicted that we would arrive in the dark.

    After departure, we cross the largest wind farm in Belgium.

    We had to walk again for 8 Km before finally arriving at the first slag heap, which presents itself

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  • 06:28
    20.9 mi
    3.2 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,750 ft

    Third stage of the Sentier des Terrils between Saint-Ghislain and Havré.

    This long walk was a beautiful walk, although many kilometers walked on the Walloon Ravels (deep straight cycle paths on old railway beds). But the walk passed a beautiful patrimony. We passed a UNESCO World Heritage Site three times

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  • 04:59
    15.1 mi
    3.0 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,100 ft

    The dry weather was enough to start the 4th stage of our Sentier des terrils.

    To this end we drove to Havré and found the GR412 where we left it.

    It may not have been a photogenic walk, but a very cultural-historical one. After all, we left for the Old Center Canal and would admire the ship lifts 4 to

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
  • Distance
    260 mi
  • Duration
    103:29 h
  • Elevation
    16,275 ft

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