Snowshoes - Les Ecovets-La Truche

Les Ecovets - La Truche - Les Ecovets

An outing through the wild heart of the mountain, alternating between routes in cleared areas and along forest's paths.

From the parking lot climb the path into the forest. Cross a field then a forest following a footpath. Head right on a road and follow it up (several right angle curves). On arriving at La Truche turn right and head down to the fields to rejoin the beginning of the course; arrive at Ecovets.

Practical information

Start from Les Ecovets, free parking on site.

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


WInter nordic map (application/pdf)


Office du Tourisme de Villars
Avenue Centrale 140
CP 100
1884 Villars-sur-Ollon

Tel : +41 24 495 32 32

Technical data

Start point
5.7 km
Positive altitude difference
377 Metres
Negative altitude difference
377 Metres


From Dec 1, 2020 to Apr 15, 2021

Along your way

Restaurant des Ecovets

Restaurant des Ecovets


With its spectacular location on the hills of Chesières, Les Ecovets restaurant with its cosy, authentic ambiance is open all year. This large chalet has a fantastic terrace which can seat up to 80 covers.

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