Guernsey Ultra Gun31 Course Guide

Marks

White = OUT

Yellow = BACK

Red = WRONG WAY

Section 1 - Start to CP1 Fort Pezeries 15.5 miles

Start at Clarence Battery above the Aquarium. Leave the fort then turn left up the hill. At the road turn left. Please keep quiet past the houses. Ignore the red reflectors on the metal posts – these are for cars not you.   At the end of the road keep left/straight onto the cliff path. Follow the path until you reach a short flight of steps at bluebell wood. Up the steps then keep left going down with the fence on your right. Where the path forks turn left/down. Follow this path until you reach some concrete steps on your right. Do not go up the steps – straight on. Do not turn left down to the moorings. Up some steps then turn left then first left. Take next left steps down to Fermain bay. Pass to the left and around to the front of the café, then turn left and over the footbridge with the green handrails. Keep left / straight on the path up out of Fermain bay. Take the left turn towards Bec du Nez. Follow the path past Bec du Nez (small harbour) then turn left. Turn left to Marble Bay. Do not take left down to the bay. At the top of the steps keep straight - do not turn left or right past Divette. Follow the path to St Martin’s Point. Turn right up the steps to the top of the cliff and a car park. Keep to the left and follow the road to just past Seaplane Bungalow then turn left. Keep to the path – do not turn left or right. At the track, turn left then just around the bend, take second left path left then immediately right. Keep straight/left back onto the next path. At the concrete path turn left. Do not go down steps to Petit Port, keep right through the wooden posts. Do not take the next right.   Continue until the path forks and turn left. Keep to the path until you reach a road. Turn left then straight on through the wooden posts. Follow the path to the road. Turn left/down past the Moulin Huet café until you reach some steps on the right just before the Renoir information board. Turn right down the steps, then up. Do not take the next right turn, continue up to the top then turn left. Keep on the path. Take the left turn down the railway sleeper steps, past the café then up to road past the loophole tower and turn left. Follow the road down to Saints Bay harbour. Take the next right up the steps. At the top turn left. Keep on the path. Pass Icart Point car park on your right. Keep to the path until you cross a small wooden footbridge then turn right. Keep to the path and do not turn left to viewpoint follow the path right and, when you reach the steps down to Petit Bot, keep left/down. At the road, turn left towards Petit Bot (7.5 miles approx.) Keep on road past wall on left then bear left to take steps up ahead of you (wire fence). Do not take next steps on right. Take next right up steps. At the top turn right then immediately left. Past some wooden posts you will reach a gravel track. Keep on this for approximately 350 metres then turn left through trees – if you reach a road you have missed the left turn. Turn left. Keep to the path, down some steps until you reach Le Gouffre moorings. Turn right past low wall then onto a gravel track up. Keep to the track until you reach a road and a gift shop on the right. Turn left past the café on your right then up the steps.   Do not take the next two left turns. Take the railway sleeper steps to the right, until you reach a gravel track. Turn right then follow the gravel track until it meets the road. Please keep quiet past the houses. Turn left on road then immediately left again. Bear right at the Snail House past wooden posts. Take next left. Miss the next two right turns – straight on. At field keep left. Do not take the next right.   Take next left then miss two right turns. Keep to the path until you reach Corbiere car park. Go straight across to the path on the other side. Ignore a small unofficial path on the right – take the next right down the steps. Keep on the path until you reach La Prevote (German WW2 tower). Pass to the right of this to a small car park. Turn right onto the road then almost immediately left onto the cliff path. Do not take the next three right turns. Bear right at the fork along to Les Tielles car park. Straight across to the path on the other side. Keep on the path until you pass Mont Herault watch house on your right. Bear left then left again onto the farm track. Follow this until it curves to the right then turn left/straight onto the cliff path. Keep on this path, passing the German tower on your left, then keep left. At the car park go straight over to the path on the other side. Keep to the path until the next car park. Keep left over the car park to the path on your left. Keep to this path until you reach another car park. Cross the car park keeping slightly left to the path on the other side. Turn left down the steps and take the next left. Follow the switchbacks down to a grassy area then bear right through the gap in the cliff. Straight on passing the fairy ring on your right to a tarmac road (unused by traffic). Across the tarmac to Fort Pezeries directly in front of you and the checkpoint is in the fort.

 

Section 2 – CP1 Fort Pezeries to the Finish 15.5 miles

 

Exit fort and cross tarmac to stone posts. Pass the fairy ring on your left then through the gap through the cliffs. At grassy area, bear left then up the switchbacks to the path – turn right. At the top, turn right and up to the par park. Across slightly right to path to the left of a concrete bunker. Follow the path round keeping right at the first car park. At the next car park cross to path on other side.  Pass the German tower on your right. Follow the farm track straight then bear left towards the watch house, taking the path on the left. Cross Les Tielles car park to the path on the other side. Take next left. Keep to path/right until you reach the road at La Prevote watch tower. Go up to the left of the tower. Follow path then take next left. At La Corbiere car park, straight across to path on other side. Follow the path keeping right then turn right onto wider track. Pass the Snail House (Please keep quiet past the houses) to road and turn right then immediately right onto access road. Please keep quiet past the houses. When the gravel track forks, keep left then take path on left. Down the sleeper steps and turn left. Do not take next right. Follow path round and down to Le Gouffre Café. Pass the café then turn right at road. Follow the gravel track down to the moorings then keep left past low stone wall.  At wooded area turn right/down then up a few steps to gravel track. Turn right. Follow the track then pick up the path through the wooden posts on right. Take next right then immediately left down steps. Take next left. Straight on at steps on left and down to Petit Bot. At the bottom of the steps bear right onto the road with the stone wall on your right. Bear left up road and take the next right up the steps. Bear right up steps then left. Keep on path. Take left over wooden footbridge. Keep straight past Icart car park. Keep right on path past next left fork.  At bench turn right down steps. At the bottom, turn left onto the road. At the loophole tower turn right then down past the kiosk and up the sleeper steps on the other side. At the top of the sleeper steps turn right. Keep on path past the old Bon Port hotel then take next right. Keep right down steps to Moulin Huet then turn left/up at Renoir sign. Pass the tea rooms then take next sharp right. Keep on path through wooden posts to road then take next sharp right onto path. Keep straight/right at next sharp left. Keep on path straight until the wooden posts at Petit Port. Turn left then take next right. Turn right across field to path on other side. Turn left onto track then turn right. Take path right off track.  Keep on path until you reach the road at Seaplane Bungalow. Turn right then follow road to car park. Turn right across car park to steps down on the right. At the bottom of the steps turn left. Do not take next right. At Divette, keep straight then bear left/up. Down steps to Marble Bay do not turn right down to bay – go straight and up steps. At the top turn right. Follow path past Bec du Nez. Turn right. Follow path and steps down to Fermain Bay and the green footbridge. Turn left to café, turn right in front of café then left around to the back. Take the steps up, keeping right at the turns. Do not take right down to moorings. Straight on past the concrete steps on left. Follow the path to Bluebell Woods then turn right up steps past the wire fence. Take next right then follow the path to Fort George access road (please keep quiet past houses). Ignore the red reflectors on the metal posts – these are for cars not you.   Follow the road until it turns sharp left. Take the path on right down to the finish.