Built around 1460, this bisse contains water along its entire length which is unusual for a bisse at such altitude.

Statistics

5 - 6

hrs

157

m

1,108

m

12

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

Departure From Verbier, take the gondola to the top of the Ruinettes.

Then take the Chaux Express gondola and disembark at the intermediate station.

Follow the steep path north-east on a ridge.

At the foot of the ridge you will reach a three-way intersection.

Take the road ascending across the pastures to the east to reach the south-facing rubble slope.

From here join the summit of the La Chaux 2 ski-lift.

Follow the trail across rubble and sediment in the direction of the Cabane de Mont Fort.

Do not follow the path to Mont Fort et Col des Gentianes.

The trail follows the south-facing slope at its base.

Itinerary Below the Cabane de Mont Fort you will reach the Bisse de Levron which you can follow to the Ruinettes.

You can continue along the bisse below the Ruinettes to where it falls away and then continue to Verbier on foot.

You are advised to wear good hiking boots and take warm clothing.

Even in very good weather it can be chilly at 2500 metres altitude.