Rivière Solalex © Sébastien Staub
Télécabine des Chaux - été Nathalie Racheter
Frience été M.Barrand
Des Chaux à Solalex Grégory Rohart / I-Trekkings.net

Trekking - Les Chaux - Solalex

Les Chaux - Solalex

One of the classic hikes of the region, with its unique view of the Argentine mountain

Starting from the building at the top of the Les Chaux gondola, head down to the hillside path up to Frience. Head back down towards La Poreyre, then fork left again towards Solalex, in front of a wooden barn.
You arrive at the little hamlet with green-roofed chalets, with some of the most beautiful and impressive views of the Argentine in the region. Continue along the hillside to Solalex.
From Solalex, you have the option to head back down to Gryon or 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
4.3 km
Duration
1h20
Difference in height
109 Metres
Difficulty
Medium
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Along your way

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Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Gryon

The Les Chaux gondola lift takes you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the start of some beautiful walks or maybe just an alpine terrace.

Refuge de Solalex

Refuge de Solalex

Bex

The Refuge of Solalex is located in the heart of a charming mountain pasture just a few miles from the villages of Gryon and Villars. It offers terroir dishes in a typical mountain setting with a cordial atmosphere and a fireplace.

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.

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