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Itinéraire - Randonnée à ski

Ski touring : Mayens-de-l'Ours - Thyon

Departure point : bottom of the slope "de l'Ours"

The route is mainly through the majestic "Ours" Forest, with a regular slope and no major technical difficulties, but with a variation in altitude of 650 metres over a little more than 5 km in length, this trail necessitates a fairly good physical condition. 
You will start with a relatively steep section along the edge of the ski runs before reaching the moderately sloping roads and forest tracks leading you to Thyon 2000 through the majestic Ours forest. 
The living space of the fauna must be protected, that is why we channel ski tourers on these marked trails tolerated bey the forest services. In order to respect this logic, the descent is done via the ski slopes. 

Introduction to ski touring every Tuesday afternoon : information and inscription by Veysonnaz Tourisme +41 27 207 10 53.
 

Safety instructions

The practice of ski touring imposes the strict respect of various safety instructions and of the environment:
  • The itineraries of ski touring are signposted but not secured; you take them entirely under your own responsibility. Know how to evaluate the risks.
  • Before embarking on the trail, inform yourself about the snow conditions, the weather forecast and the opening of the tracks.
  • It is forbidden to descend using the itinerary for ascent. Upon arrival, it is recommended to descend on the ski slopes.
  • The forest is a zone of tranquility for the fauna: remain on the marked trails and
    follow the itineraries.
The ski runs are open solely during the operating hours of the ski lifts. They are not protected against dangers such as the triggering of avalanches or snow grooming machines equipped with a winch, once the facilities are closed.
 

Recommended equipment

  • DVA (avalanche transceiver) switched on, in "transmit" mode
  • Portable phone
  • Helmet
  • Shovel
  • Probe
  • Crampons

Come and discover our sealskin ski trails : the Touring Tracks powered by Movement :
- Siviez : 3 itiniraries
- Nendaz : 2 itiniraries
- Veysonnaz : 1 itinérary
- Mayens de l'Ours : 1 itinérary
- Les Collons : 2 itiniraries
- Hérémence, Mandelon : 1 itinérary

These circuits are signposted and divided into two levels of difficulty (blue and red).

Characteristics
Duration 2h15
Ascension 650
Highest point 2122
Level Intermediate


Contact

NENDAZ TOURISME
Route de la Télécabine 1
1997 Haute-Nendaz
+41 27 289 55 89 | info@nendaz.ch
Opening hours :
Mon-Sat | 09:00-12:30 13:30-18:00
Sun | 09:00-12:30 13:30-17:30