Rise to the Lure cycle challenge !

Rise to the Lure cycle challenge !

Occasional or confirmed cycling enthusiasts, alone or with the family or friends, rise to the Lure cycling challenge!

The principle is simple: a timed and interesting ascent of the montagne de Lure, a symbolic mountain in Haute-Provence. Starting from Saint-Étienne les Orgues, this is the 18-km timed and interesting ascent with a height difference of 1000 m and a 5.8% average gradient goes through a variety of landscapes and offers the most magnificent views of the pays de Forcalquier, the Durance valley and the Alps. This cycle challenge is open to all. According to your athletic level and your ascension time, you will leave with a gold, silver or bronze diploma.

To rise to the occasion, download the « challenge de Lure » application Lure Challenge on your smartphone Apple and Androïd). If you do not own a smartphone, you can hire one from the office de tourisme intercommunal in Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues or just time yourself manually.
Once the application is launched, timing is triggered automatically at the start and stops at the finish. At the finish, your time is recorded and you can see your ranking and your friends’ rankings on the website.

An experience to be renewed all year round… The road is open from mid March to mid November according to snow conditions. The cedar forest is a cool respite from the summer heat.

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More than 250kms of marked paths for Road or VTT await you on the Territory of Forcalquier Mountain of Lure.
Maps are available for sale at the tourist office of Forcalquier and Saint Etienne les Orgues.