In the heart of the Combins mountains, the route crosses five valleys and seven villages.
There are three alternative routes :
- La Boucle, 110 km, Verbier loop race, with an altitude difference of 7,000 m.
- La Traversée, 61 km between La Fouly and Verbier, with an altitude difference of 4,000 m.
- Liddes – Verbier, 29 km, between Liddes and Verbier, with an altitude difference of 2,500 m