About La Route des Cretes

La Route des CrĂȘtes is an 89 km (55 mi) road in the Vosges Mountains in eastern France, which passes through the Park Natural Regional des Ballons des Vosges. It connects Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines (north) with Cernay (south) and runs on the border of the departments of Haut-Rhin (68) and Vosges (88). Most of the route is at an elevation in excess of 950 m (3,117 ft), with the highest point being at the Col du Grand Ballon (1,343 m (4,406 ft)). The road is generally open from April to November, but most of the route is closed in the winter by snow