Raquettes © Sébastien Staub
Raquettes © Roman Tyulyakov
Raquettes © Sébastien Staub

Snowshoes - "Les Renards" (for beginners)

Snowshoe trail of easy level for a small flat stroll or learn about the practice of the snowshoe in complete safety.

Access since the station of Barboleuse, take on the west side the "route des Renards" on env. 600m. After a short rise after the artisanal zone, put on snowshoes and follow the tagging which makes the tour of the tray of the Foxes counterclockwise.

Attractive view on Chesières and Villars.

Practical information

Possible access with the train BVB, the stop Barboleuse
Free parking lot to Barboleuse

A few safety requirements :
- Always check the weather forecast and snow conditions before leaving (no departure without visibility)
- Have with you a map or a plan of the route
- Respect the road marking and the bans
- Always visualize the following beacon since the place where you are
- Be wary of false tracks and do not hesitate to turn back in case of doubt
- Watch to carry of the adequate material(equipment), the drink and if possible a mobile phone
- You make a commitment on the plans of hikes, tracks of bottom or sled under your own responsibility
- We disclaim all liability in the event of an accident, of distraction or problem inherent to forces of Nature
- By respect for the fauna and the environment, please keep your dog on a leash and collect its dropping and do not leave waste in the nature

Technical data

Town
Gryon
Distance
3 km
Duration
Variable
Difference in height
222 Metres
Difficulty
Easy

Documents

WInter nordic map (application/pdf)

Along your way

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Gryon Tourist Office

Gryon Tourist Office

Gryon

Gryon Tourist Office here to welcome, guide, advise and assist you during your stay.

Paragon Sport - Barboleuse

Paragon Sport - Barboleuse

Gryon

Sale and rental of skiing, snowboarding, biking, hiking, ski touring, telemarking and sledging equipment, maintenance and repair service and clothes. Our friendly and professional specialists are here to advise you all year round.

BVB (train Bex-Villars-Bretaye)

BVB (train Bex-Villars-Bretaye)

Villars-sur-Ollon

It's a 45-minute trip on the BVB from Bex to Villars, through spectacular alpine valleys.

Bakery-Tea-room Charlet

Bakery-Tea-room Charlet

Gryon

The Tea-Room "Chez Charlet" awaits you at the station Barboleuse, a few minutes from Gryon and Villars in the heart of the Alpes Vaudoises.

Restaurant-Pizzeria L'Escale

Restaurant-Pizzeria L'Escale

Gryon

The restaurant-pizzeria L'Escale, situated on the Place of Barboleuse, welcomes you on its terrace due south at the foot of the ski slopes. You will undoubtedly find what you are looking for among the dishes of the world food and the pizzas in the wood fire.

La Terrasse

La Terrasse

Gryon

The restaurant La Terrasse, dominate the place of Barboleuse, perched on its small mound with a few minutes only of Villars and Gryon. Treat you of sophisticated and typical dishes with the view on Grand Muveran.

Jaymes mini-market

Jaymes mini-market

Gryon

A small supermarket ideally situated off the Place Barboleuse, open 7 days per week. Large car park available

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