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Tracouet - The Balavaux Larch trees - Bisse de Saxon - Haute-Nendaz-40982
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Tracouet - The Balavaux Larch trees - Bisse de Saxon - Haute-Nendaz

Don't miss Balavaux and its hundred-year-old Larch trees! Depart from Tracouet, have a quick look a the Lac Noir then continue towards the Balavaux cabin. It is between here and Prarion that the famous Larch trees can be found. Then follow the bisse de Saxon wich leads you to the resort via the beautiful clearing of  Pra da Dzeu.

At the top of the Tracouet gondola, walk towards the Lac Noir.From there, continue along the path towards the Balavaux cabin. Your walk then continues among the giant hundred-year-old Larch trees, of which are some are even the oldest in Europe. At the bottom of the Balavaux pasture, a little lower than the departure of the Prarion chairlift, follow the legendary bisse de Saxon to start your return towards the resort. Enjoy the beautiful forest leading you to the Pra da Dzeu clearing, a delightful place much apreciated by walkers for its peace and tranquility. From here, return to the resort passing via the gouille d'Ouché and Rairettes.

Departure point the yellow sign opposite the arrival place of the cable car at Tracouet.


Characteristics
Duration 2h15
Ascension 44m
Descent 911m
Highest point 2195
Level Intermediate


Contact

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1997 Haute-Nendaz
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