Les Chaux - La croix des Chaux

Route Information

Category
Region
Status
Open
Difficulty
Moderate
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

A ski touring route, which requires a good physical condition, starting from the arrival of the Chaux cable car in Gryon to reach the Croix des Chaux.

This itinerary, which requires a good physical condition, starts in front of the arrival of the Chaux gondola, at Les Chaux. After carefully crossing the ski slope, go up to the left of the slopes, until the bend (telephone poles). Continue to climb to the right along the piste and pass slightly above the arrival of the Sololeuvre chairlift. You have arrived. Be careful, do not climb on the piste and do not stray from the markings. Descend by the ski slope.

Practical Information

ACCESS TO THE START From Barboleuse, take the Chaux gondola up. From Les Frasses (car park), take the Les Frasses - Les Chaux route. From Les Fracherets (car park), walk down to Golèze (car park) and then up the Les Fracherets - Les Chaux route. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT The Dynafit Rando Parc is only used by people who have the necessary technique, physical condition and equipment. The routes are signposted but not secured, you use them at your own risk. There are no lifeguards patrolling the uphill trails at any time. Do not stray from the marked trail and return down the marked trails. IT IS FORBIDDEN TO GO UP THE ALPINE SKI SLOPES, NOR TO STOP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SLOPES. The downhill runs are closed outside the operating hours of the ski lifts (before 8.30am and after 5pm). Grooming machines with traction cables - danger of death!

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A ski touring route, which requires a good physical condition, starting from the arrival of the Chaux cable car in Gryon to reach the Croix des Chaux.

This itinerary, which requires a good physical condition, starts in front of the arrival of the Chaux gondola, at Les Chaux. After carefully crossing the ski slope, go up to the left of the slopes, until the bend (telephone poles). Continue to climb to the right along the piste and pass slightly above the arrival of the Sololeuvre chairlift. You have arrived. Be careful, do not climb on the piste and do not stray from the markings. Descend by the ski slope.

Practical Information

ACCESS TO THE START From Barboleuse, take the Chaux gondola up. From Les Frasses (car park), take the Les Frasses - Les Chaux route. From Les Fracherets (car park), walk down to Golèze (car park) and then up the Les Fracherets - Les Chaux route. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT The Dynafit Rando Parc is only used by people who have the necessary technique, physical condition and equipment. The routes are signposted but not secured, you use them at your own risk. There are no lifeguards patrolling the uphill trails at any time. Do not stray from the marked trail and return down the marked trails. IT IS FORBIDDEN TO GO UP THE ALPINE SKI SLOPES, NOR TO STOP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SLOPES. The downhill runs are closed outside the operating hours of the ski lifts (before 8.30am and after 5pm). Grooming machines with traction cables - danger of death!

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Find out more about ski touring in the Alpes vaudoises

Course profile

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