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Amenities Sainte-Croix / Les Rasses

last updated: December 7, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1200 m
Inhabitants - total: 4700
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 4
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 135
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 350
Group lodging - total beds: 600
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Hotel with weight-loss programme  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Other information all year round  
Mountain railways - info phone: 024/454.22.40
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Les offres "Cet hiver...je m'offre le Balcon du Jura Vaduois !" A la découverte des 27 artisans du Balcon du Jura Vaudois L'offre SwissTrails 2011
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1200 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1605 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 2
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1200 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 0
Funiculars in summer - total: 0
Cable-cars in summer - total: 0
Gondolas in summer - total: 0
Chairlifts in summer - total: 0
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 200 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 0 km
Biking trails within Destination 100 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 84 km marked
Downhill bike slopes 0 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Local summer ski slopes 0 km marked and prepared
Cross-country skiing slope in summer 0 km
Riding trails 0 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Roller and Skating slopes 0 km marked
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Aile delta et parapente L'offre SwissTrails VTT-Vélo-Rando 2011
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier des Bornes Sentier didactique Le Trefle a 4 La Balade gourmande Via Francigena Via Salina
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: CANONS A NEIGE aux Rasses La première piste enneigée mécaniquement sur l'Arc Jurassien!
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.ski-vaud.ch/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=10
Detailed local Weather Link www.meteonews.ch/
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Balcon du Jura
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1100 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1600 m
Price one day pass adult 31 CHF
Price one day pass children 22 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 024/454.10.61
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 9
Subregional transport installations - total: 2
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1583 m
Cable-cars - total: 0
Snow conveyor - number: 0
Cogwheel trains - total: 0
Funiculars - total: 0
Gondolas - total: 0
Chairlifts - total: 0
Skilifts - total: 7
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 024/454.15.00
Name mesurepoint Station Les Rasses
Point of measure ski area bottom 1200 m
Point of measure ski area top 1583 m
Number of slopes: 9
Local ski slopes 20 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 1.6 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 20 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 2 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 0 % Experts
Alpine ski area surface 200000 m2:
Carving-slopes 0 km, sectioned off and marked
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 0 km checked and marked
Telemark slope 0 km sectioned off and marked
Moghul slopes 0 km marked
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 0
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 0
Halfpipes - total: 0
Lowest Snowboardpark 0 m
Highest Snowboardpark 0 m
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments 5 km de pistes nouvelles à L'Auberson (sur le site Le Corbet)
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 024/454.29.10
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1100 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1400 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 100 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 30 km subregion
Skating slopes 100 km
Skating trails 30 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 4 km
Dog slopes 8 km marked
Winter hiking trails 8 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1100 m
Snowshoe trail 53.6 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 024/436.10.80
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Total difference in altitude of all installations 600 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 100 m maintained
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 0
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Aile delta et parapente en hiver Snowscoot
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.ski-vaud.ch/
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.