Raquettes © Roman Tyulyakov
Raquettes © Office du Tourisme de Villars
Taveyanne en hiver © Roman Tyulyakov
Taveyanne en hiver Benoît Golay

Snowshoes - "Les Chaux" - Taveyanne - Combe du Scex

Snowshoe trail in easy level to medium, in the bucolic frame of the forest of Sodoleuvre and the high mountain pasture of Taveyanne.

Upon the arrival of the cable railway, leave to the left, cross carefully the ski run, pass to the right of the Swiss School of Ski; at the beginning of the cross-country ski run in the direction of Taveyanne, come down in the forest to the left up to a forest track. Follow it to the left on 200m, then go down to the right direction Luissalet.
Come down 300m env. in the forest. Arrived at a junction with another path, turn right and follow this path up to the High mountain pasture of Taveyanne. Continue up to the hamlet, return on your steps env. 2 km. and follow on a hillside the way of "Les Raies" up to the ski run (you pass under the chairlift). Cross carefully 4 ski runs and go back up on the mound to the left. Enter the forest and come down 100m up to the parking lot (possibility of getting down again with the bus shuttle of Gryon, stop "Combe du Scex".

Practical information

Access to Les Chaux by the cable car from Barboleuse
Free parking lot to Barboleuse and possible access to Barboleuse with the train BVB

A few safety requirements :
- Always check the weather forecast and the 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
7000 km
Duration
3h00
Difference in height
216 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

INFORMATION

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

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

Documents

WInter nordic map (application/pdf)

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.

Télécabine Barboleuse - Les Chaux

Télécabine Barboleuse - Les Chaux

Villars-sur-Ollon

The Les Chaux gondolas take you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the start of some fantastic hikes, to the ski slopes, cross country tracks and snoshoes trails or just to a mountain terrace.

Swiss Ski & Snowboard of Gryon

Swiss Ski & Snowboard of Gryon

Gryon

Ess, born in 1920 and officially recognized in 1932 is a small friendly and authentic ski school whose goal is to share its passion for winter sports.

Gryon Tourist Office

Gryon Tourist Office

Gryon

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

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.

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.

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.

Snack-Buvette de la Pati

Snack-Buvette de la Pati

Gryon

The Buvette is the place to eat hot snacks, waffles or goodies on-the-go. In addition, they have an extensive range of beverages including their famous mulled wine. The location at the base of the ski fields of Villars-Gryon-Alpe des Chaux makes it the ideal Après ski place to listen to great music and enjoy a friendly atmosphere.

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

Shuttle Gryon-Barboleuse-Alpe des Chaux

Shuttle Gryon-Barboleuse-Alpe des Chaux

Gryon

A 13 seat shuttle bus for visitors which operates between the village of Gryon, La Barboleuse and Alpe des Chaux from June to end August and from December to Easter. A service also operates to the hamlet of Taveyanne during June.

Restaurant 1882 Les Chaux

Restaurant 1882 Les Chaux

Gryon

Ideally situated in the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Diablerets ski resort, le 1882 Les Chaux restaurant offers local cuisine in a warm and convivial atmosphere.

Taveyanne

Taveyanne

Gryon

The picturesque hamlet of Taveyanne, a listed historical monument, with its timber chalets and wooden shingle roofs and still no mains electricity, nestled in the heart of the nature reserve of the same name is well worth a visit. You can’t fail to wonder at this hamlet frozen in time, celebrated for its mid-summer festival, its authenticity and its natural beauty

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