Route 2 - Evolène balconies
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This itinerary with very varied terrains allows you to discover the east balcony of Evolène and the small typical villages of La Giette and Farquèses. After a first part with forest atmosphere, you will discover a more open alpine scenery at La Giette, discovering an exceptional panorama on mountains of the valley. At La Giette, you will discover "Yak shu lo ché", a yak farm, and its exhibition and sale of local handicrafts in the Yak winter stables.

The characteristics of the route.
Evolène (CH)
  • Distance 9.8 km
  • Elevation gain 510 m
  • Elevation lost 520 m
  • Min. elevation 1345 m
  • Max. elevation. 1800 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 1h10 - 2h20
  • Marking yes
From Evolène, you quickly climb in the middle of alpine pastures. After 1 kilometer, the slope softens to offer beautiful single in the forest, pleasant and fun to run. After 2 km of itinerary, you will come to the small village of La Giette where you can discover a Nepalese atmosphere with the small shop of Yak. You will then join the hamlet of Farquèse by a road in the balcony before finding a small single in the forest to descend on Grand Boc then Les Haudères. At Les Haudères you will return as far as Evolène along the road to La Borgne by a balcony path, first in the woods and then in the middle of pastures.
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Services nearby
Gîte rural et BnB La Péniche
Pension d'Evolène
Hôtel Hermitage - Evolène
Hôtel de La Sage
La Sage
Les Haudères