Ski touring on Le Tarent

Description

The ski tour to the highest peak of the Vaud Alps is one of the most popular ones. The mountain range separates Ormont-Dessus in the south (Les Diablerets) from Pays-d'Enhaut in the north (l'Etivaz). The tour starts in l'Etivaz and the ascent and descent are exclusively on the north slope, so ski tourers can look forward to powder snow.

This summit is the highest point in the Vaud Alps. Its ski touring route is one of the most popular in the canton of Vaud. The ascent and descent can only be made on the north-facing slope. The start is accessible from the village of l'Etivaz. The start is in l'Etivaz and follows the little stream "Eau Froid" to Chalet Perruz. Here the ascent begins.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION - Distance: 10 km - Duration: 6 to 6,5 hrs - Accessible between December and May (depending on weather conditions) - PD+ in terms of difficulty, in S4 below the summit and on some tricky slopes - Avalanche risks. Consult the avalanche zones before going to the mountains - Unmarked routes GETTING THERE - by car : free parking is available in the center of l'Etivaz. - by bus : from Château-d'Œx via the Col des Mosses to l'Etivaz. The stop is “L'Etivaz, Maison de L'Etivaz”.

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The ski tour to the highest peak of the Vaud Alps is one of the most popular ones. The mountain range separates Ormont-Dessus in the south (Les Diablerets) from Pays-d'Enhaut in the north (l'Etivaz). The tour starts in l'Etivaz and the ascent and descent are exclusively on the north slope, so ski tourers can look forward to powder snow.

This summit is the highest point in the Vaud Alps. Its ski touring route is one of the most popular in the canton of Vaud. The ascent and descent can only be made on the north-facing slope. The start is accessible from the village of l'Etivaz. The start is in l'Etivaz and follows the little stream "Eau Froid" to Chalet Perruz. Here the ascent begins.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION - Distance: 10 km - Duration: 6 to 6,5 hrs - Accessible between December and May (depending on weather conditions) - PD+ in terms of difficulty, in S4 below the summit and on some tricky slopes - Avalanche risks. Consult the avalanche zones before going to the mountains - Unmarked routes GETTING THERE - by car : free parking is available in the center of l'Etivaz. - by bus : from Château-d'Œx via the Col des Mosses to l'Etivaz. The stop is “L'Etivaz, Maison de L'Etivaz”.

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Duration

People usually spend 6.5 hours here.

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