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French mountains. Where to hike in France

French mountains. Where to hike in France.

Alain Place was a mountain rescue policeman in France and has been living in the Mont Blanc Massif for 15 years. Now, he teaches courses at STAPS and he works as a mountain guide to accompany people of all levels during expeditions and summits. He spoke with …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Hiking routes in the Pyrenees. Carlit massif. Pyrénées-Orientales, France. Terrain orientation course

Hiking routes in the Pyrenees with STAPS. Carlit massif. Pyrénées-Orientales, France. Terrain orientation course

Photo: Irina Rybalchenko

Carlit massif

The Bouillouses dam.

The hydro-electric company of Midi (SHEM, the first producer of hydroelectricity of the Pyrenees-Orientales) operates in cascade of 8 factories in the watershed of the river Têt and 1 other on the watershed of the Segre river. …

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