Les Frasses - Les Chaux

Route Information

Category
Region
Status
Closed
Difficulty
Moderate
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

A ski touring route, which requires a good physical condition, from Les Frasses in Gryon to Les Chaux (arrival of the cable car).

This itinerary, which requires good physical condition, starts from the car park of Les Frasses. After carefully crossing the popular track, climb along the edge of the forest for a few hundred metres, then enter the edge on the left. Go up and continue straight on, staying under the ski slope, then carefully cross this slope and follow it on the right before going up on the right to the Combe du Scex. Continue up along the Plan Métroz ski lift until you reach the Chaux cable car. From there, it is possible to continue the route to the Croix des Chaux, following the ski run. Be careful, do not climb on the piste! Descent via the ski slope and the popular Les Chaux - Barboleuse slope.

Practical Information

ACCESS TO THE START From Barboleuse, take the route des Frasses to the car park. From the car park, cross an alpine ski run for a few dozen metres (be careful) then arrive on a groomed run shared with cross-country skiers and pedestrians. You are at the start of the itinerary. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT The Dynafit Rando Parc is intended for people who have the necessary technique, physical condition and equipment. The routes are signposted but without security, you use them at your own risk. There are no lifeguards or patrollers on the uphill trails at any time. Stay on the marked trail and descend on the marked trails. Descents are closed outside of lift operating hours (before 8.30am and after 5pm). Grooming machines with traction cables are present - danger of death! The Gryon Tourist Office and Dynafit accept no responsibility for accidents. Please respect the safety instructions. Avoid leaving waste, respect nature and the owners of the land used! The forest is a quiet area for wildlife, stay on the marked trails.

A ski touring route, which requires a good physical condition, from Les Frasses in Gryon to Les Chaux (arrival of the cable car).

This itinerary, which requires good physical condition, starts from the car park of Les Frasses. After carefully crossing the popular track, climb along the edge of the forest for a few hundred metres, then enter the edge on the left. Go up and continue straight on, staying under the ski slope, then carefully cross this slope and follow it on the right before going up on the right to the Combe du Scex. Continue up along the Plan Métroz ski lift until you reach the Chaux cable car. From there, it is possible to continue the route to the Croix des Chaux, following the ski run. Be careful, do not climb on the piste! Descent via the ski slope and the popular Les Chaux - Barboleuse slope.

Practical Information

ACCESS TO THE START From Barboleuse, take the route des Frasses to the car park. From the car park, cross an alpine ski run for a few dozen metres (be careful) then arrive on a groomed run shared with cross-country skiers and pedestrians. You are at the start of the itinerary. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT The Dynafit Rando Parc is intended for people who have the necessary technique, physical condition and equipment. The routes are signposted but without security, you use them at your own risk. There are no lifeguards or patrollers on the uphill trails at any time. Stay on the marked trail and descend on the marked trails. Descents are closed outside of lift operating hours (before 8.30am and after 5pm). Grooming machines with traction cables are present - danger of death! The Gryon Tourist Office and Dynafit accept no responsibility for accidents. Please respect the safety instructions. Avoid leaving waste, respect nature and the owners of the land used! The forest is a quiet area for wildlife, stay on the marked trails.

Course profile

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