This hike to Mont Fourcat is one of the great classics of the Ariège Pyrenees. Beginning in the forest, it rises in more grassy parts to reach the summit at more than 2000 meters. Throughout the ascent, you can admire a wide panorama.

ROAD ACCESS:
From Tarascon sur Ariège, take the D618 towards Mercus. In the village of Mercus, turn right onto the D61 which will lead you to Croquié. When entering the village, take the track to the left as far as the Brougues car park from where the start will take place.

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Ariège Pyrenees

South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]

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1 - DEPARTURE

Take the track that goes up in the woods towards the Col de Traucadou. After 20 minutes of walking, in a hairpin bend, turn right and leave the track. Continue on this path still in the woods. Arrived at the edge of the woods, continue on the hiking trail which continues to climb the ridge line on "Safeguard" until reaching the Lauzate pass

2 - COL DE LA LAUZATE

Continue uphill, always on the ridge line to reach the top of Mont Fourcat.

3 - MOUNTAIN PEAK

The return will be made by the same path.