1st day - La grotte du maquis - Roc de l'aigle - 8.3kms, 416m+, 2h29
The first stage is a warm-up to estimate the level of the group.
We start from Trassanel, in the Montagne Noire and walk on the historical path of our WW2 resistance fighters and climb the Roc de l'Aigle, located at 700m altitude.
The scenery is mineral, of white limestone whose subsoil is an immense underground network with numerous caves of which the famous chasm of Cabrespine.
We cross karstic zones, based on limestone, a tormented landscape and pastoral zones, surrounded by green oaks.
From the Roc de l'Aigle, we have a magnificent view of the village of Cabrespine, rich in iron mines, vineyards, chestnut trees, olive trees, rye, potatoes and sheep.
On the evening menu: Mushroom soup, fillet of beef and its crushed potatoes with truffles, birthday cake