Via Valais: Start of 6 Stage Route- CRÊT DU MIDI TO CABANE DE MOIRY

Grimentz

Nax

Vercorin

Zinal

STAGE 1 OF 6 STAGE OPTION: CRÊT DU MIDI TO CABANE DE MOIRY

Trail Running Difficult

Distance
27 km
Ascent
1.6 km
Descent
1.1 km
Duration
4-5 hrs
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
3 km
Gradient
15˚
Via Valais: Start of 6 Stage Route- CRÊT DU MIDI TO CABANE DE MOIRY Map

Getting started on the 6 Stage variation, ride the Vercorin - Crêt du Midi gondola. Quick kilometers on dirt road quickly change to trail. You'll merge with the the full version of the Via Valais track during the climb to the Col de la Tsevalire just before reaching Becs de Bosson.

Description

From Becs de Bosson, it’s a rapid descent to the Lac de Lona, a short climb to the pass, Basset de Lona, and over into the Moiry Valley.

After running the length of the Lac de Moiry, the first day of the 6-Stage route finishes with a climb along the moraine to reach the Moiry Hut at 2825 meters.

Bonus Peak: Becs de Bosson (3148m) 2km, 273m+/-

From the Moiry Hut, follow STAGES 5-9.

Download the GPX file here: http://bit.ly/ViaValaisStage6

Difficulty

Difficult