Anzeindaz © Francesca Martini
Anzeindaz © Francesca Martini
Le Miroir d'Argentine © C.Pittier

Hiking - 29 - The Argentine Tour

The Argentine mountain towers over the Solalex mountain pastures and Vare Valley, the Miroir de l'Argentine being a famous site for climbers.

Solalex - Anzeinde - Col des Essets - La Motte - Roc du Châtelet – Solalex

Starting from Solalex, you head for Anzeinde along a path that winds through pine trees and along scree slopes. Once past the Col des Essets, the route takes you down into the Vare Valley and then climbs back up to La Motte. From here, you cross the Roc du Châtelet and make a final descent to La Benjamine on the access road to Solalex.

Technical data

Town
Gryon
Distance
13 km
Duration
5h00
Difference in height
970 Metres
Difficulty
Hard

INFORMATION

Maison du Tourisme de Gryon
Place Barboleuse 11
1882 Gryon - CH

Tel : +41 (0)24 498 00 00
information@gryon.ch

Documents

Summer hiking map (application/pdf)

Solalex

Solalex

Gryon

Easily accessible, Solalex has managed to retain its charm and character. The Solalex valley sleeps cradled between the imposing Diablerets massif and the Miroir d’Argentine. Come and discover what this corner of paradise has to offer

Refuge de Solalex

Refuge de Solalex

Bex

The Refuge of Solalex is located in the heart of a charming and bucolic mountain pasture just a few kilometres away from Gryon and Villars. Savor dishes of the country in a typically mountain frame with a warm atmosphere in the corner of the fire.

Le Miroir d'Argentine

Le Miroir d'Argentine

Bex

When the sun goes down, the slab takes silvery colors.

Giacomini Refuge

Giacomini Refuge

Bex

Get your strength back at the Giacomini refuge at a height of 1893 m, situated on the valley of Anzeindaz between Gryon and Derborence.

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

Bex

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina, lays on the bucolic pasture of Solalex in the Alps Vaudoises, 15 minutes away from Gryon and Villars. Open only in summer, the restaurant welcomes you from Wednesday till Sunday in a radiant natural case.

Anzeinde

Anzeinde

Gryon

Anzeinde is located South of the Diablerets massif, between Villars, Gryon and Derborence, in the Alpes Vaudoises. Surrounded by mountains, Anzeinde is a wonderful place to hike, between cows in pasture. From the Pas de Cheville, you have a wonderful view over the 4000 M. summits.

Cabane Barraud

Cabane Barraud

Bex

The Barraud hut lies at 1956 metres near the Pas de Cheville and the Col des Essets. It is on a number of hiking routes including such well-known circular routes as the Tour des Muverans, Tour du Massif des Diablerets and the Tour de l’Argentine

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