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The exposure grade describes the potential consequences of falling or slipping off the path.
Low Exposure: The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.
Medium Exposure: The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.
High Exposure: Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.
Extreme Exposure: Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.
When leaving the lift station at Savoleyers you have a spectacular view over to the sion valley and over to Verbier.
The path then descends 180 meters to the restaurant of Croix de coeur, from here on out you start to gain in elevation and walk just below the ridgeline of Tete des Etablons, High among the avalanche barriers you continue to Col des mines.
With stunning views over Verbier and also over towards La Tzoumaz.
As you join a much larger walkway heading towards Lac des Vaux you will walk past a large waterfall.
As you reach the final ascent to the lake you have a beautiful running stream to your right.
As you reach the top you appearing first in the small lake but as you reach the corner the stunning Lac des Vaux can be seen.