Savoleyeres - Lac des Vaux - Savoleyeres

Verbier

A high alpine walk along beautiful ridge lines, past water falls to the stunning Lac des Veux.

Hiking Moderate

Distance
5.5 km
Ascent
405 m
Descent
195 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
10˚
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Savoleyeres - Lac des Vaux - Savoleyeres Map

Description

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.

Difficulty

Moderate

Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

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