The stages of the GR20 trek
About the GR20 trail
16 stages
History
GR20 North
GR20 South
Gites and refuges
What kind of accommodations?
Refuges on the GR20 north
Refuges on the GR20 south
GR20 Equipment
Food and Water supplies
Corsican wildlife
Travel to Corsica
By air
Corsica's airports
Photos credits


The GR20 described below is in sixteen stages, but some walkers take between 10 to 12 days to complete it. The record being 37 hr !!!

STAGE 1: Calenzana to Ortu di u Piobbu. Walking time 5.30hr. Distance 21kms.
Total ascent: 1610m. Total descent: 300m.

STAGE 2: Ortu di u Piobbu to Carrozzu. Walking time 6.15hr. Distance 13kms.
Total ascent: 670m. Total descent: 975m.

STAGE 3: Carrozzu to Haut Asco. Walking time 5hr. Distance 6kms.
Total ascent: 860m. Total descent: 715m.

STAGE 4: Haut Asco to Tighjettu/Vallone sheppherds cabins. Walking time 5.30hr. Distance 8kms.
Total ascent: 1000m. Total descent: 840m.

STAGE 5: Vallone sheppherds cabins to Ciottulu. Walking time 3hr. Distance 6kms.
Total ascent: 550m. Total descent: 200m.

STAGE 6: Ciottulu to Castel di Verghio. Walking time 2.15hr. Total distance 8kms.
Total ascent: 0m. Total descent: 580m.

STAGE 7: Castel di Verghio to Manganu. Walking time 5.30hr. Total distance 17kms.
Total ascent: 670m. Total descent: 475m.

STAGE 8: Manganu to Petra Piana. Walking time 5.45hr. Total distance 10kms.
Total ascent: 980m. Total descent: 740m.

STAGE 9: Petra Piana to Onda. Walking time 4hr. Total distance 11kms.
Total ascent: 500m. Total descent: 910m.

STAGE 10: Onda to Vizzavona. Walking time 8hr. Total distance 11kms.
Total ascent: 670m. Total descent: 1100m.

STAGE 11: Vizzavona to Capanelle. Walking time 4.30hr. Total distance 16kms.
Total ascent: 1000m. Total descent: 340m.

STAGE 12: Capanelle to Prati. Walking time 5hr. Total distance 19kms.
Total ascent: 850m. Total descent: 620m.

STAGE 13: Prati to Usciolu. Walking time 4.45hr. Total distance 10kms.
Total ascent: 760m. Total descent: 830m.

STAGE 14: Usciolu to Asinao. Walking time 6.30hr. Total distance 17kms.
Total ascent: 1000m. Total descent: 1230m.

STAGE 15: Asinao to Paliri. Walking time 6hr. Total distance 18kms.
Total ascent: 710m. Total descent: 860m.

STAGE 16: Paliri to Conca. Walking time 5.15hr. Total distance 12kms.
Total ascent: 520m. Total descent: 1360m.


Corse Vers Ortu
On the way to Ortu

Vers Carrozu
Near Carrozu

Arriving at Vergio

GR20 Vizzavona
The forest of Vizzavona

GR20 Usciolu
Landscape by Usciolu

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