Circuit 43 red - Sentier du douanier
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This red track is more difficult but offers a view on Swiss cities, Aigle, Montreux and the lake of Geneva.

Starting from the Panthiaz chairlift, you will warm-up on a road for 1,5km. The path is then gradually going up through forest to reach to reach Col de Recon and the ridge...

La Chapelle d'AbondanceCar parkWater pointRemarkable viewLiftFood stopTorgon
The characteristics of the route.
La Chapelle-d’Abondance (74)
  • Distance 14.3 km
  • Elevation gain 870 m
  • Elevation lost 870 m
  • Min. elevation 1472 m
  • Max. elevation. 1807 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 2h
  • Marking yes
...Then, you will continue on the other side of the ridge and run to Plan de Croix on a path downhill. You arrive then to thebottom of the Tronchey chairlift. You have two choices to continue : First taking the lift to go up and avoid a difficult uphill run ; second running under the chairlift along the stream. The highest point of this track is the Col de Croix, after 9km at 1800m high. The path down to Chapelle d'Abondance is going through the forest on a quiet atmosphere to the chalets du Drouert. You will finally arrive to your starting point at the top of Panthiaz gondola by running on the same road as the beginning.
Area : Vallée d'Abondance
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