Route 3 - Through Les Rocs
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Discover the small villages of La Sage, La Forclaz and Les Haudères with this itinerary traced in balcony, offering exceptional panoramas. The difference in altitude is concentrated on the first two kilometers before a more hilly terrain until Les Haudères. A course with very varied terrains, ideal for a complete training trip of 10km.

The characteristics of the route.
Evolène (CH)
  • Distance 11.5 km
  • Elevation gain 500 m
  • Elevation lost 500 m
  • Min. elevation 1345 m
  • Max. elevation. 1731 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 1h20 - 2h30
  • Marking yes
From Evolène, join the Fauchère by the cross-country skiing route. At La Fauchère, the path quickly go up until the first houses of Villa. Most of the difference in altitude is concentrated in this 1 km. This first part of the route must be managed correctly.

Start the DéfiTrail challenge at the start of the Fauchère (km 0.7) if you want to time this climb and compare yourself with other trail-runners!

Continue on the balcony path to the Chapelle Saint Christophe. Take a short break to discover this remarkable site that offers an exceptional panorama of the valley and the surrounding peaks. Continue in the direction of La Forclaz by alternating paths and trails. In La Forclaz, you would zigzag through the typical chalets before passing through the estives to join Les Haudères, village below. At Les Haudères, take time to quench your thirst at the fountain in the center of the village before joining La Borgne, a river that flows at the foot of the Arolla glacier. Then join Evolène by a path in balcony, first in the woods then in the middle of pastures.
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