Evolène - A sports via ferrata

The rock wall between Evolène and Vilaz is a challenge. Difficult stretches with some steep overhanging rock and a traverse set up for beginners. Exit points are located between the individual sections. Helmet, safety harness, hip belt and mountain shoes are essential. This equipment may be hired... more

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Cow fights in Valais (VS)

Cow fights take place as cows seek to establish their ranking in the herd. This natural behaviour takes place when the cattle are brought together... more

Cow fights in Valais (VS)
Charcoal Miners Trail

Charcoal Miners Trail

This 4-hour hiking tour takes you around Mt. Noble, through the Vallon de Réchy (Rechy Valley) and the Ar du Tsan, which boasts an extraordinary... more

Evolène - A sports via ferrata

The rock wall between Evolène and Vilaz is a challenge. Difficult stretches with some steep overhanging rock and a traverse set up for beginners. Exit points are located between the individual sections. Helmet, safety harness, hip belt and mountain shoes are essential. This equipment may be hired at sports outlets.

A sports via ferrata in the French style, with very steep, compact rock with a few slightly overhanging passages and an airy traverse. Short walk-in (marked); the via ferrata comprises several sections, and there is a possible exit point at the end of each section.

Evolène - A sports via ferrata
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Cow fights in Valais (VS)

Cow fights take place as cows seek to establish their ranking in the herd. This natural behaviour takes place when the cattle are brought together for the Alpine summer. The strongest cow, known as the "queen", will lead the herd. In addition to these spontaneous clashes, there are also organised fights in the spring involving Eringer and Evolène cows to determine a regional and cantonal queen.

Cow fights take place throughout the region in which the Hérens breed has its home (Central Valais, Valle d'Aosta in Northern Italy).

Cow fights in Valais (VS)
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Charcoal Miners Trail

This 4-hour hiking tour takes you around Mt. Noble, through the Vallon de Réchy (Rechy Valley) and the Ar du Tsan, which boasts an extraordinary fauna and flora.

This 4-hour hiking tour takes you around Mt. Noble, through the Vallon de Réchy (Rechy Valley) and the Ar du Tsan, which boasts an extraordinary fauna and flora.

Charcoal Miners Trail
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