Cross-country on Le Carro (n° 557 SM)

Route Information

Category
Region
Status
Open
Difficulty
Moderate
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

The 10 kilometres-circular track, specifically tracked for the styles classic and skating, starts at the Maison de l’Espace Nordique in Les Mosses. You will pass varied landscapes with snow-covered forests and pastures and remain in awe at the spectacular panoramic view.

The starting point of the route is the Maison de l'Espace Nordique. It leads to the Fond de l'Hongrin, starting with a slight incline and nestled in the hilly landscape with snow-covered forests, watercourses and small bridges. An ascent follows through the forest Carro and up to Lioson d'Enbas. You will reach the edge of the forest after a long, but leisurely and steady climb. Here the magnificent panoramic view on the Gros Van and Dorchaux awaits you. On the plateau, the route makes a winding loop with changing rhythms before the descent to the Maison de l'Espace Nordique starts.

Practical Information

SwitzerlandMobility: No 557 Depending on snow conditions. The time it takes to complete the circuit varies depending on the disciplines (classic or skating). The condition of the snow and one’s physical condition also play a role. The average speed has been calculated at 7.5 km/hour.

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Find out more about cross-country skiing in the Alpes vaudoises

The 10 kilometres-circular track, specifically tracked for the styles classic and skating, starts at the Maison de l’Espace Nordique in Les Mosses. You will pass varied landscapes with snow-covered forests and pastures and remain in awe at the spectacular panoramic view.

The starting point of the route is the Maison de l'Espace Nordique. It leads to the Fond de l'Hongrin, starting with a slight incline and nestled in the hilly landscape with snow-covered forests, watercourses and small bridges. An ascent follows through the forest Carro and up to Lioson d'Enbas. You will reach the edge of the forest after a long, but leisurely and steady climb. Here the magnificent panoramic view on the Gros Van and Dorchaux awaits you. On the plateau, the route makes a winding loop with changing rhythms before the descent to the Maison de l'Espace Nordique starts.

Practical Information

SwitzerlandMobility: No 557 Depending on snow conditions. The time it takes to complete the circuit varies depending on the disciplines (classic or skating). The condition of the snow and one’s physical condition also play a role. The average speed has been calculated at 7.5 km/hour.

Links

Find out more about cross-country skiing in the Alpes vaudoises

Course profile

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