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Mountain Bike - Le balcon d'Argentine

Barboleuse - Solalex - La Poreyre - Barboleuse

Explore the Solalex mountain pastures and their unique views of the Miroir de l'Argentine and Les Diablerets mountains.

This varied and easy route takes you from Barboleuse to Solalex and back via La Poreyre.
Starting from the Place de Barboleuse, take the Solalex road to the Cergnement crossroads and head for Solalex.
As you leave Solalex, take the stony path on the left. Keep going until you get to La Poreyre farm and head down to the Alpe des Chaux road (Les Ernets car park). From Les Ernets, turn right on the Alpe des Chaux road then take the marked mountain bike trail. Then you come to a tarmac road that takes you to Place de Barboleuse.

Practical information

A few pointers:
- Stay on the marked paths
- Make sure you know your route and the weather conditions
- Respect flora and fauna
- Take your rubbish home with you
- Respect private property
- Close all gates behind you
- Keep dogs on leads

Technical data

Start point
Gryon
Distance
11.75 km
Duration
Variable
Difference in height
878 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

Documents

Mountain bike 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.

Restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

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 by car from Gryon and Villars. Open only in summer, the restaurant welcomes you from Wednesday till Sunday in a radiant natural case.

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.

The Solalex River

The Solalex River

Bex

Discover the magnificent valley of Solalex and sit on the shore of the Avençon of Anzeinde locally known as the Solalex river. The tray of Solalex seems to be the young protected from the impressive Massif of Diablerets and from the Mirror of Argentina. In full mountain but quite smoothly and without feeling of dizziness, discover this accessible haven of peace to all.

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