Trekking - Scex-Rouge - Sanetsch

Scex-Rouge - Quille du Diable - Sanetsch

Ice and Water - Medium difficulty hike

The magnificent "Ice and Water" hike follows the source of the Saane and leads from the station of Scex Rouge at the summit over the glacier via the Quille du Diable to the Col du Sanetsch and Sanetsch Lake. Enjoy the unique views and impressions of this world of ice and water during a walk of about 5 hours. You will see a variety of fauna and flora in the middle of this landscape of rocky crevasses. The Valais Alps, Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn create a truly extraordinary setting.

Depending on the conditions, hiking is possible from July to September.

Practical information

By post bus from the Les Diablerets station to the Col du Pillon then the Glacier 3000 cable car (Col du Pillon - Scex-Rouge).
Access to Scex-Rouge is also possible on foot from the Col du Pillon (about 4h30)
Marking: follow the official marking of the hiking trails

A few tips:
- Plan your hike (route, duration, weather).
- Have the right equipment; sturdy footwear (preferably boots), suitable clothing and protection against the elements
- Take sufficient food and drink.
- Provide a pocket first-aid kit
- Be attentive to changes in the weather
- Do not tread on the grass and crops
- Close all the pasture gates
- Put out fires and do not light fires in case of drought
- Take your waste away with you
- When in doubt, turn round in time


Summer hiking map (application/pdf)


Office du Tourisme des Diablerets
Chemin du Collège 2
1865 Les Diablerets

Tel : +41 (0)24 492 00 10

Technical data

Start point
Les Diablerets
13.5 km
Positive altitude difference
132 Metres
Negative altitude difference
1004 Metres

Along your way

Glacier 3000

Glacier 3000

Les Diablerets

Glacier 3000, located at the highest point of the Vaudois Alps, is open all year round for winter activities for all! With its stunning views and wide range of activities on offer – including the Peak Walk, a unique suspension bridge linking two mountain peaks – Glacier 3000 is a must for your holidays in Switzerland !

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