From Barboleuse to Bovonne through Solalex

Route Information

Category
Region
Difficulty
Moderate
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

This beautiful panoramic hike starts in Barboleuse. The route takes you to Solalex at the foot of the majestic Miroir d'Argentine and then to the Bovonne hamlet.

Starting from the Place de Barboleuse, walk along the road and past the gondola lift. Keep going for 500 m, then head left up to the Route de l'Alpe des Chaux. Take a right and continue for 50m down to Les Ernets car park and then up to La Poreyre. From the little hamlet of green-roofed chalets, you can admire one of the most beautiful views of the Argentine. Continue along the hillside to Solalex, then walk back down to the Pont de Cergnement. Just before the bridge, head down towards Les Pars and continue along the little road for 1 km. Tale a left up towards Le Fratchi, then keep going to the hamlet of Bovonne, where your efforts will be rewarded by a spectacular panoramic view. Return to Gryon and Barboleuse via Les Pars.

Practical Information

TRANSPORT: Access to Barboleuse with the BVB train from Villars, Gryon or Bex. PARKING Free parking in Barboleuse. A FEW TIPS: - Stay on the marked trails - Hike with knowledge of your route and the weather - Take care of the flora and fauna - Do not leave any rubbish behind - Respect private property - Close gates and fences behind you - Keep your dog on a lead

This beautiful panoramic hike starts in Barboleuse. The route takes you to Solalex at the foot of the majestic Miroir d'Argentine and then to the Bovonne hamlet.

Starting from the Place de Barboleuse, walk along the road and past the gondola lift. Keep going for 500 m, then head left up to the Route de l'Alpe des Chaux. Take a right and continue for 50m down to Les Ernets car park and then up to La Poreyre. From the little hamlet of green-roofed chalets, you can admire one of the most beautiful views of the Argentine. Continue along the hillside to Solalex, then walk back down to the Pont de Cergnement. Just before the bridge, head down towards Les Pars and continue along the little road for 1 km. Tale a left up towards Le Fratchi, then keep going to the hamlet of Bovonne, where your efforts will be rewarded by a spectacular panoramic view. Return to Gryon and Barboleuse via Les Pars.

Practical Information

TRANSPORT: Access to Barboleuse with the BVB train from Villars, Gryon or Bex. PARKING Free parking in Barboleuse. A FEW TIPS: - Stay on the marked trails - Hike with knowledge of your route and the weather - Take care of the flora and fauna - Do not leave any rubbish behind - Respect private property - Close gates and fences behind you - Keep your dog on a lead

Course profile

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