Creux de Champ – Wonder of Les Diablerets

Route Information

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Description

This family hiking route links the village of Les Diablerets to Creux de Champ, a natural cirque at the foot of the glacier where, with a bit of luck, you can see the local animals: eagles, chamois and ibex.

From the Diablerets Tourist Office, follow the path along the river to the Droutzay and then take the forest road towards Creux de Champ. Continue on the footpath that takes you to the entrance of the Creux de Champ cirque. Cross the small bridge and the torrents to join the rest of the hike. Continue down the forest road that takes you to the village. Creux de Champ is a nature reserve. There are many small waterfalls coming down from the glacier and you may see eagles on the Drudy, ibex, chamois and some bird species.

Practical Information

A FEW TIPS : - Plan your walk (route, length, weather). - Make sure you’ve got the right equipment; sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferably), suitable clothing and protection from bad weather - Take sufficient food and drink. - Bring a first aid kit. - Be attentive to changes in weather - Close all gates behind you - Put out fires and refrain from lighting fires in dry conditions - Take your rubbish with you

This family hiking route links the village of Les Diablerets to Creux de Champ, a natural cirque at the foot of the glacier where, with a bit of luck, you can see the local animals: eagles, chamois and ibex.

From the Diablerets Tourist Office, follow the path along the river to the Droutzay and then take the forest road towards Creux de Champ. Continue on the footpath that takes you to the entrance of the Creux de Champ cirque. Cross the small bridge and the torrents to join the rest of the hike. Continue down the forest road that takes you to the village. Creux de Champ is a nature reserve. There are many small waterfalls coming down from the glacier and you may see eagles on the Drudy, ibex, chamois and some bird species.

Practical Information

A FEW TIPS : - Plan your walk (route, length, weather). - Make sure you’ve got the right equipment; sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferably), suitable clothing and protection from bad weather - Take sufficient food and drink. - Bring a first aid kit. - Be attentive to changes in weather - Close all gates behind you - Put out fires and refrain from lighting fires in dry conditions - Take your rubbish with you

Course profile

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