970 Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant
970 Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant
970 Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant
970 Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant

Winter hiking

Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant

Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant

Col du Mollendruz–Vernant–Col du Mollendruz

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Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant

Chemin Col du Mollendruz–Vernant

Starting from Col du Mollendruz, the link between the Lake Geneva basin and Lake Joux, this walking route offers spectacular views of the plain and the Alps. With its figure-of-eight configuration, you can opt to walk all or half of the route.
At the gateway to the Vallée de Joux, the Vernant walking trail starts from the Col du Mollendruz, taking you across meadows for 2 km and through a pine forest opening up to a spectacular view of the plains, Lake Geneva and the Alps. You return along a forest path, through the Pré Magnin pastures to the Col du Mollendruz.

Due to its variety and accessibility, this trail is ideal for families or people wanting to discover the wide-open spaces of the Parc Jura Vaudois. Option to shorten the loop by forking off after Pré de Joux and returning to Pré Magnin and back to the Col (a total of 4km).
Starting from Col du Mollendruz, the link between the Lake Geneva basin and Lake Joux, this walking route offers spectacular views of the plain and the Alps. With its figure-of-eight configuration, you can opt to walk all or half of the route.
At the gateway to the Vallée de Joux, the Vernant walking trail starts from the Col du Mollendruz, taking you across meadows for 2 km and through a pine forest opening up to a spectacular view of the plains, Lake Geneva and the Alps. You return along a forest path, through the Pré Magnin pastures to the Col du Mollendruz.

Due to its variety and accessibility, this trail is ideal for families or people wanting to discover the wide-open spaces of the Parc Jura Vaudois. Option to shorten the loop by forking off after Pré de Joux and returning to Pré Magnin and back to the Col (a total of 4km).
8 km | 1 Stage
160 m | 160 m
2 h 30 min
medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return Mollendruz, col
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Season

Winter season
The winter season is usually from 15th of December to 30th of March.

Signalization

Direction of the signposting
This route is only signposted in clockwise direction.

Hints

Winter hiking in Swiss parks
This path is located in the Parc Jura vaudois.
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Contact

Vallée de Joux Tourisme
Rue du Centre Sportif 1
1347 Le Sentier
Tel. +41 (0)21 845 17 77
info@valleedejoux.ch
www.myvalleedejoux.ch

Services

Places of interest

Jura Vaudois Nature Park
Jura Vaudois Nature Park
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Signalization

Signalization
For winter hiking, follow the logo indicated on the pink signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization