Mountain "La Pointe de Cray"

Description

Located between the canton of Vaud and Fribourg, the Pointe de Cray offers you a 360° view of the pre-Alps! From the summit, you can see the Gummfluh and the Rübli, two rocky mountains emblematic of the Pays-d'Enhaut. But also the Moléson, the Glacier 3000 and the Aï tower.

The Point de Cray culminates at an altitude of 2'070m. During the summer season, you can reach it from the small village of Rossinière but also from Château-d'Œx. The recommended itinerary takes you along the Cabane des Choucas way before reaching your summit. However, you can also go through Rossinière to reach it more directly. After the effort of the hike, the comfort... The 360° view over the Pays-d'Enhaut and Gruyère region is the cherry on the cake. Down the mountain, watch out for the small cars that drive through the streets of the village of Château-d'Œx. To the south, you can see the Vernex lake, a real playground for fishermen, as well as the various peaks of the Vaud Alps, including the Diablerets glacier, which rises to 3,000m. But if you turn to the north, the Gruyère lake is revealed under your eyes. The summit is the ideal place to taste fresh products from the Pays-d'Enhaut. Take a seat on the fresh grass in front of the sun and enjoy a piece of L'Etivaz AOP cheese! If you are motivated, wait for the sunset ! Promise, you will experience a wonderful moment.

RECOMMENDATIONS : - follow the "Pointe de Cray from the Choucas hut" route - accessible in summer and autumn - the summit may not be accessible because of the guard dogs on the route. Please ask before going! ACCESS & PARKING : - by car: possibility to leave your car in the centre of the village of Château-d'Œx. - by train: via the MOB line from Montreux to Zweisimmen (stop "gare de Château-d'Œx). It takes 3h30 to reach the summit. - by bus: via the TPC line from the Col des Mosses (stop "Château-d'Œx station). It takes 3h30 to reach the summit.

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Located between the canton of Vaud and Fribourg, the Pointe de Cray offers you a 360° view of the pre-Alps! From the summit, you can see the Gummfluh and the Rübli, two rocky mountains emblematic of the Pays-d'Enhaut. But also the Moléson, the Glacier 3000 and the Aï tower.

The Point de Cray culminates at an altitude of 2'070m. During the summer season, you can reach it from the small village of Rossinière but also from Château-d'Œx. The recommended itinerary takes you along the Cabane des Choucas way before reaching your summit. However, you can also go through Rossinière to reach it more directly. After the effort of the hike, the comfort... The 360° view over the Pays-d'Enhaut and Gruyère region is the cherry on the cake. Down the mountain, watch out for the small cars that drive through the streets of the village of Château-d'Œx. To the south, you can see the Vernex lake, a real playground for fishermen, as well as the various peaks of the Vaud Alps, including the Diablerets glacier, which rises to 3,000m. But if you turn to the north, the Gruyère lake is revealed under your eyes. The summit is the ideal place to taste fresh products from the Pays-d'Enhaut. Take a seat on the fresh grass in front of the sun and enjoy a piece of L'Etivaz AOP cheese! If you are motivated, wait for the sunset ! Promise, you will experience a wonderful moment.

RECOMMENDATIONS : - follow the "Pointe de Cray from the Choucas hut" route - accessible in summer and autumn - the summit may not be accessible because of the guard dogs on the route. Please ask before going! ACCESS & PARKING : - by car: possibility to leave your car in the centre of the village of Château-d'Œx. - by train: via the MOB line from Montreux to Zweisimmen (stop "gare de Château-d'Œx). It takes 3h30 to reach the summit. - by bus: via the TPC line from the Col des Mosses (stop "Château-d'Œx station). It takes 3h30 to reach the summit.

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