The Grand Ballon is the highest mountain in the Vosges. From the top, you can see the Petit Ballon, Ballon d'Alsace and the Storkekopf. Looking east, across the Rhine valley, you can see the Feldberg in the Black Forest. This mountain is served by an auto route (the Route des Cretes) which runs from the Hohneck south toward the town of Mulhouse.
The Grand Ballon is situated in Lower Rhine region. This climb belongs to the Vosges.
Starting from Cernay,
the Grand Ballon ascent is 23.3 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1046 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 4.5 %.
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