Les Chaux - Frience - Barboleuse

Route Information

Category
Region
Status
Closed
Difficulty
Easy
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

Les Chaux - Frience - La Poreyre - Les Ernets - Barboleuse

Go around the arrival building of the cable car by the bottom. (After the arrival of the Fracherets ski lift (crossbow), continue to the hut. Cross the combe and then go down towards the forest, carefully crossing the 2 ski runs. Go down into the forest on the left and join the ski slope that goes down to the Frience mountain pasture. Follow the ridge along the edge of the piste and then descend to the right into the forest. Turn left and follow the path. From the Frience car park, go down towards the refuge and follow the lake. Follow the path towards Solalex, cross the ridge and continue along the path to the old chalet. Turn right, go down the embankment and follow the path to the car park at Les Ernets, following the path through the line of trees in the forest. Then walk up the road towards Alpe des Chaux for 50m, cross the road, then down the track on the left. Follow the path through the forest and over a small stream. Go behind the large log cabin, follow the road for 50m, then go up to the right, towards the edge of the forest (reed bed); cross the curtain of trees, then go down along the forest. At the end of the forest, follow the road for 50 m, pass between the chalets and go down to the left until you reach the road. Follow this road which joins the main road on the right to Barboleuse. Take also this route from the Refuge de Frience car park.

Practical Information

Access from Les Chaux gondolas. Free parking in la Barboleuse. Access to La Barboleuse possible by public transport.

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Les Chaux - Frience - La Poreyre - Les Ernets - Barboleuse

Go around the arrival building of the cable car by the bottom. (After the arrival of the Fracherets ski lift (crossbow), continue to the hut. Cross the combe and then go down towards the forest, carefully crossing the 2 ski runs. Go down into the forest on the left and join the ski slope that goes down to the Frience mountain pasture. Follow the ridge along the edge of the piste and then descend to the right into the forest. Turn left and follow the path. From the Frience car park, go down towards the refuge and follow the lake. Follow the path towards Solalex, cross the ridge and continue along the path to the old chalet. Turn right, go down the embankment and follow the path to the car park at Les Ernets, following the path through the line of trees in the forest. Then walk up the road towards Alpe des Chaux for 50m, cross the road, then down the track on the left. Follow the path through the forest and over a small stream. Go behind the large log cabin, follow the road for 50m, then go up to the right, towards the edge of the forest (reed bed); cross the curtain of trees, then go down along the forest. At the end of the forest, follow the road for 50 m, pass between the chalets and go down to the left until you reach the road. Follow this road which joins the main road on the right to Barboleuse. Take also this route from the Refuge de Frience car park.

Practical Information

Access from Les Chaux gondolas. Free parking in la Barboleuse. Access to La Barboleuse possible by public transport.

Links

Find out more about snowshoeing in the Alpes vaudoises

Course profile

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