Raquettes © Sébastien Staub

Snowshoes - Les Roseires

Col du Pillon - Pont Bourquin - Lac Retaud - Col du Pillon

A trail accross the forest with the view on the Dar waterfall

To reach the trail you will have to go to the Col du Pillon by car or bus. You will then begin by the trail which goes under the path to Lake Retaud. At the fork of the path n°3 and n°6 take the left trail and cross the road to join la Sciaz and pont Bourquin. Go up accross the forest and follow Lake Retaud and then Col du Pillon.

Practical information

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

Start point
Les Diablerets
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
3h30
Difference in height
425 Metres
Difficulty
Medium
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Along your way

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Restaurant Col Du Pillon

Restaurant Col Du Pillon

Les Diablerets

Situated at the top of the Col du Pillon near the Glacier 3000 cable car, this restaurant is a lovely stop for skiers and hikers, summer and winter.

Restaurant du lac Retaud

Restaurant du lac Retaud

Les Diablerets

Lake Retaud nestles at an altitude of 1,685 metres directly opposite Glacier3000. This haven of peace offers walks in summer and winter as well as a restaurant with an adjoining, sunny terrace for fans of hiking, cross-country skiing and other winter sports.

Lake Retaud

Lake Retaud

Les Diablerets

A little paradise in the Vaudois Alps: nestled in a basin on the south face of the Palette, Lake Retaud reflects the blue sky and dark pines in its crystal water.

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