The Bouquetins Piste


Bretaye: Villars - Petit Chamossaire 360° Panorama

Bretaye: Villars - Petit Chamossaire 360° Panorama

Villars-sur-Ollon: Chalet Turrian Villars VD

Villars-sur-Ollon: Chalet Turrian Villars VD

Bretaye: Villars - 360° Panorama

Bretaye: Villars - 360° Panorama

The extensive Villars-Gryon-Diablerets winter sports arena offers connoisseurs and beginners a wide variety of slopes. One of the highlights for seasoned skiers is the "Bouquetins Black Piste" from the summit of the Grand Chamossaire down to Villars.

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Ibex venture into the most impassable of terrain and they often also show up on the steep slopes of the Grand Chamossaire. On sunny winter days, they soak up the heat from the slopes. It is in their honour that the Direttissima to Villars was named the "Piste des Bouquetins" (ibex piste). This difficult course has a considerable gradient and requires skill. On the lower, less steep, section, you can savour the magnificent panorama of the Mont Blanc and the Dents du Midi.


Starting point: Roc D'Orsay (2150 m a.s.l.)

Accessibility of starting pointt: chairlift, mountain train

Destination: Villars (1200 m a.s.l.)

Length: 3.35 km

Altitude difference: 700 Meter

Gradient: 21% (average), 40% (maximum)

Level of difficulty: difficult (normal slope)

Food and beverages: at the end, on the way and at the end

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