Snowshoe trail - Bords de Dranse

  • Bords de Dranse - Hiver Châtel


The Bords de Dranse route runs for 16 km from Châtel to Abondance. This winter itinerary begins at Très les Pierres and follows the Linga to Pré la Joux route. A very easy route, it is accessible to all.
From the trailhead at Très-les-Pierres, you can choose to head either towards Linga or Pré la Joux.

Très-les-Pierres to Linga route: 45 minutes, 1.1km.

Follow the signposts on your left directly over the bridge over the Dranse, the path takes you leisurely through forests and meadows to Linga, the return journey is by the same path or by shuttle bus with line 1.

Très-les-Pierres to Pré la Joux route: duration 1hr30mins, distance 2.3km.

Follow the signs on your right. After a short climb, the path continues through the forest. A traffic light indicates the possibility of continuing towards Pré la Joux (risk of rockfall).
After the first car parks, the route continues along the banks of the Dranse to end at the Pré la Joux tobogganing area.
Return by the same route or by shuttle bus with line 1.
Purple trail.

On-site car park.
Accessible by shuttle bus: line 1 stop "Trés-les-Pierres".
OpeningsFrom 23/12 to 21/04.
Accessible according to climatic conditions and is closed if the avalanche risk is 4 on 5. Please contact the Tourist Office in advance to find out the conditions of access at the time.

Subject to snow conditions.
Practical informations
  • Services :
    • 5 yrs old min
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level green –very easy
  • Route :
    • daily duration (minutes) 90
    • type of route Aller / Retour
    • marked route
    • elevation (m) 150
    • distance (km) 3.4
  • Additional openings :
    • Subject to snow conditions
  • Documentation language(s) :
    • English
    • French
  • Section :
    • Sport
  • Winter sports :
    • Winter sports
    • Snowshoe itinerary
On-site Services
  • Parking :
    • Parking


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Purple trail.

On-site car park.
Accessible by shuttle bus: line 1 stop "Trés-les-Pierres".
Additional location
  • Environments :
    • Mountain location
    • Riverside
    • Waterside
    • Forest location
  • Parking :
    • Parking