Rivière Solalex © Sébastien Staub
Anzeindaz © Caroline Dubuis
Anzeinde Refuge Giacomini

Hiking - The stone trail

Solalex - Anzeinde - Pas de Cheville - Anzeinde - Solalex

Walkers along the Stone Trail can enjoy a stunning hike through the mountains and learn all about the geology behind the formation of the mountains.

Starting at Solalex (Villars-Gryon), in the Vaudois Alps, this is a 10 km circular walk of moderate difficulty.

From Solalex to Pas de Cheville, via Anzeindaz, the beauty of the landscape never ceases to amaze visitors, arousing a whole array of emotions.
The grace of the Miroir d'Argentine, the troubling outline of the Tête d'Enfer, the sheer size and calm of “Le Plat” and the majesty of Les Diablerets competing with the Cervin could almost drown out the stories they have to tell.

During this round trip walk, there are six fun and stimulating stages where you can experiment with the history of how a natural landscape was formed. Each stage looks at a specific element of the landscape (mountain, river, rock, stone).

The Stone Path also includes some particularly interesting floral species like the Koch gentian, the bearded bellflower or the common dandelion as well as mammals like lynx and marmot or birds like the famous bearded vulture.

Technical data

Start point
Bex
Distance
10 km
Duration
4h30 - 6h45
Difference in height
609 Metres
Difficulty
Hard

Along your way

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The Solalex River

The Solalex River

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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.

Refuge de Solalex

Refuge de Solalex

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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 restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

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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.

Giacomini Refuge

Giacomini Refuge

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Get your strength back at the Giacomini refuge at a height of 1893 m, situated on the valley of Anzeindaz between Gryon and Derborence.

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