Need a change from your daily routine for a day? From the ordinary to the extraordinary, there is only one step. Trust yourself and let yourself be carried away by new 100% female experiences!
Here are 3 good reasons to test the 100% female activities in Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets:
1. Try a new activity in the best conditions to learn peacefully with a passionate professional 2. Make inspiring encounters so you never again find excuses not to get started 3. Explore the Alpes vaudoises, a region with beautiful landscapes that will fascinate you
Are you in good physical condition, do you ride your bike regularly but aren't used to climbing hills? Lillie Rumpf, a bike guide based in Gryon, offers you 3 guided tours in collaboration with the 100% female team Passione Sportiva.
Throughout the outing, your guide will accompany you and help you manage your effort, improve your technique and ride within a group. The cycle tour is over approximately 40km with almost no hills. It takes about 3 hours to cover it (stops included).
On your own or with a group of friends, you will descend into the Rhône valley on a calm road before taking a break at the World Cycling Centre in Aigle. Headquarters of the Union Cycliste Internationale, this spectacular building also houses a velodrome, a bicycle exhibition and a café where you can get supplies. You will go back to Villars by another road, also away from traffic.
This climb of about fifteen kilometres for 800 metres of elevation will represent the challenge of the day. Throughout the outing, your guide will accompany you and help you manage your effort on the climb, improve your technique on the descent and ride within a group. The tour is approximately 45km for 800m of elevation. It takes between 3 and 4 hours to cover it (stops included).
On your own or with a group of friends, you will climb 2 passes in the Alpes vaudoises with a guide: the Col du Pillon and the Col des Mosses, mostly staying away from traffic on roads that only local cyclists know!
Your guide will accompany you and help you manage your effort on the climb, improve your technique on the descent and ride within a group. You will take several breaks in refreshment bars and other typical places in the Alpes vaudoises to refuel and taste local specialities.
The tour is approximately 85km for 1,700m of elevation. It takes between 5 and 7 hours to cover it.
You want to participate in a cyclosportive, but you hesitate to go alone?
This experience is for you. Lillie Rumpf, a cycling guide based in Gryon, offers you this exceptional weekend focused on the Gran Fondo Suisse UCI.
Friday 16 June: arrival on site and short reconnaissance outing
Saturday 17 June: collection of bibs and time trial
Sunday 18 June: participation in the Gran Fondo Suisse UCI
Saturday 3 June: skill clinic, 30km on easy terrain with coffee break (optional day)
This summer 2023, in the splendid setting of the Alpes vaudoises, come and experience some intense moments! Various activities arranged from April to November will allow you to surpass yourself. Accompanied by passionate guides passing on their vast experience and the values of mutual help and benevolence, take matters into your own hands and participate in our sports offers focused around hiking, the Via Ferrata or even Trekkmines!
A unique challenge based around hiking
From 1 July to 31 October, take part in the SUMMER CHALLENGE which will allow you to win a bag full of gifts and participate in the BIG final contest to win a stay in the destination!
To do this, nothing could be simpler, you have 4 months to conquer the following 4 summits: The Croix des Chaux (Gryon), Le Grand Chamossaire (Villars), the summit of La Palette (Les Diablerets) and the Croix de Javerne (Bex). At the end of each ascent, post a photo of the summit in your Instagram or Facebook newsfeed with the #faislepourtoi, while tagging the station you are in!
They are high-level athletes, winegrowers or mountain refuge keepers... The investment they dedicate to their activity is limitless. The passion that motivates them as well as their know-how is strength that each of them shares in their own way.
We wanted to know their daily life as well as the relationship they have with their job. Are mountain sports still considered masculine? What qualities are essential to the practice of their profession?
Their portrait and their experience as women in professions (too) long considered as masculine are bearers of hope to inspire a new generation of women to take up challenges and push their limits!
Visit the four corners of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets-Bex destination to meet these women who inspire us!