GR 70 Stevenson


Full route, 2021 flood amended, imported from FKT

Also in Gard, FranceHaute-Loire, France

Hiking Difficult

277 km
6.8 km
7.3 km
1 day +
Low Point
127 m
High Point
1.7 km
GR 70 Stevenson Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features low exposure and is typically done between May and September. From a low point of 127 m to the maximum altitude of 1.7 km, the route covers 277 km, 6840 vertical metres of ascent and 7336 vertical metres of descent.


276km planned to walk through central France following the route of Stevenson and Modestine. I shall add more details once I have walked it. Difficult rating only because of the length of the total walk. Average day stage is about 20km



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between May and September


  • Historical
  • Picturesque
  • Dog friendly