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Movement track Veysonnaz-Thyon

Ski touring

This pleasant itinerary created during the winter of 2018-2019 links the resorts of Veysonnaz and Thyon 2000. The route requires good physical fitness and some ski touring experience.

Length

4.2km

Duration

2h 40m

Variation in altitude

760m

Level of difficulty

3/5

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The start of the Movement track is located at the edge of the road leading to the Piste de l'Ours, about 250 metres from Veysonnaz Tourisme. The ascent is done in a peaceful setting off the slopes. You first wind your way past the chalets of the Veysonnaz mayens before heading into the majestic forêt de l'Ours.

The return downhill leg follows the Piste des Mayens in order to protect the forest and the wildlife living there.

Beware that there is often insufficient snow at the start due to the relatively low altitude except in case of excellent conditions. You may have to carry your skis for the first part, up to the restaurant Les Caboulis.

Movement tracks are only open during the operating hours of the lifts. They are not protected against dangers such as avalanches or grooming machines with winches once the facilities are closed.

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

*The ski touring itineraries are signposted and safe. However, you are entirely responsible for the use of these itineraries, so be sure to assess the risks.
*Before setting off, check the snow conditions, the weather and the opening times of the itinerary
*The descent is forbidden by the uphill itinerary. On arrival, it is recommended to descend via the ski slopes
*The forest is a quiet area for wildlife, stay on the marked trails and follow the itineraries.

Useful information

Ski touring itineraries are signposted in yellow.

On the way

Veysonnaz

Towns & villages

Restaurant Les Caboulis

Restaurant

Bar le Tipi

Bars & nightclubs

Restaurant Le Mont-Rouge Veysonnaz

Restaurant

Restaurant La Combyre

Restaurant

Thyon

Towns & villages

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