Discover the smaller course of the Nendaz Trail ! Between mountain, forest and pasture tracks and a passage along the legendary bisse de Saxon, this 30km long trail mixes all types of terrain and requires a certain level of skill !
It is strongly recommended that you be in good physical condition to do this trail. Set off from the official departure point, at the sports centre in Haute-Nendaz. Follow the path below theTracouet gondola and branch off towards les Rairettes. You then pass by the gouille d'Ouché (marsh) and the beautiful Pra da Dzeu clearing, before reaching the Balavaux cabin after passing the Croix de Jean-Pierre. After the cabin, towards the basso d'Alou via the a narrow steep and technical path which zigzags up through the rhododendrons. Once you reach the ridge, enjoy the 360° panoramic view before making your descent to Planchouet via Siviez. when you reach the hamlet of Planchouet, come back to Siviez via the famous and demanding chemin des 24 contours (24 hairpin bends). Then, return to the resort via the legendary bisse de Saxon. This hike, reserved for experienced hikers, offers breathtaking landscapes. For the fastestamong you, this tour can be completed in 8h. This officially approved course of the Nendaz Trail is permanently signposted.
Starting point: plaine des Ecluses