Pointe d'Arpille

Route Information

Category
Region
Difficulty
Moderate
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

This medium difficulty hike starts at the Col de la Croix between Villars and Les Diablerets. During your ascent to the Pointe d'Arpille, you will discover a panoramic view of the Ormonts (Diablerets) and Villars valleys with the Dents du Midi and the Mont Blanc as a backdrop.

From Col de la Croix, follow the road down to Villars for about 300 metres, then take the little road to Arpille. From here, follow the footpath that takes you to La pointe d'Arpille. Return along the same route to Arpille. Follow the path to La Tailla, then head back up to Col de la Croix. At Col de la Croix, take the time to stop at the “Chez Francine” snack bar or make a short detour to the La Croix Mountain Chalet. Here, you can sample local produce (cheese, serac, etc) and watch cheese being made every morning.

Practical Information

ACCESS : - By car or by bus to the Col de la Croix (free parking at the pass) - By foot from Les Diablerets via Tréchadèze (2h30) or from Bretaye (1h30) A FEW TIPS : - Plan your walk (route, length, weather). - Dress appropriately: sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferable), suitable clothing and wet weather gear - Take sufficient food and drinks. - First aid kit - Be attentive to changes in weather - Do not trample on grass or crops - Close all gates behind you - Put out fires, and do not make fires in the event of drought - Take your rubbish with you - If in doubt, turn back early

This medium difficulty hike starts at the Col de la Croix between Villars and Les Diablerets. During your ascent to the Pointe d'Arpille, you will discover a panoramic view of the Ormonts (Diablerets) and Villars valleys with the Dents du Midi and the Mont Blanc as a backdrop.

From Col de la Croix, follow the road down to Villars for about 300 metres, then take the little road to Arpille. From here, follow the footpath that takes you to La pointe d'Arpille. Return along the same route to Arpille. Follow the path to La Tailla, then head back up to Col de la Croix. At Col de la Croix, take the time to stop at the “Chez Francine” snack bar or make a short detour to the La Croix Mountain Chalet. Here, you can sample local produce (cheese, serac, etc) and watch cheese being made every morning.

Practical Information

ACCESS : - By car or by bus to the Col de la Croix (free parking at the pass) - By foot from Les Diablerets via Tréchadèze (2h30) or from Bretaye (1h30) A FEW TIPS : - Plan your walk (route, length, weather). - Dress appropriately: sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferable), suitable clothing and wet weather gear - Take sufficient food and drinks. - First aid kit - Be attentive to changes in weather - Do not trample on grass or crops - Close all gates behind you - Put out fires, and do not make fires in the event of drought - Take your rubbish with you - If in doubt, turn back early

Course profile

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