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Map of Switzerland with Diablerets hut

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Base Villages

Cable Car

  • Cable car from Col du Pillon (direct)
  • or from Reusch (open from 20 July to 20 August, 3 weeks)

For the cable car timetable and prices see Glacier 3000 Timetable

Hiking

  • From Reusch through Bödeln, Oldenegg and Vallon Entre-la-Reille 4h (red-and-white marked mountain route, feasible for children); T2 (see legend) or
  • From Col du Pillon through Pierre-Pointes and Vire-aux-Dames 2h30 (blue-and-white marked, difficult alpine route); T5 (see legend)
    • No mountaineering material is necessary, only good shoes. The part over the rock Vire-aux-Dame has been enlarged. It has a 2 meter ladder. The "void" is impressive!
    • Possibility to take the Via Ferrata du Rocher Jeune K 5 (Equiment via ferrata is necessary.)

Peaks around the hut

  • Traverse of the glacier de Tsanfleuron to Quille du Diable
    The way is marked, 1h30
  • Scex Rouge
    Hut 2'500 m - Scex Rouge à 2'940 m,  960 m, 1h00
    (blue-white marked); T5 (see legend)
  • Oldenhorn (Becca d'audon)
    Hut 2500 m – Oldenhorn 3122 m, 622 m, 4h00
    Possibility, descent through the combe d'Audon to Reusch 3h30
    (blue-white marked); T5 (see legend)

Trails

  • From Diablerets village through Prapio glacier, refuge de Pierredar et Creux-de-champ (rope and crampons necessary) 6h00
  • To the village Des Diablerets through the glacier de Prapio, the hut de Pierredar et Creux-de-champ, over the glacier de Tsanfleuron and the Diablerets hut (rope and crampons necessary) 6h00
  • Col du Pillon - Cabane des Diablerets - Martisberg - Oldenegg - Reusch - Col du Pillon boucle 5h15
    • Possibility, using the cable car Col du Pillon - Cabane
    • Possibility, using the bus Reusch - Col du Pillon
  • Cabane - Glacier de Tsanfleuron - Prarochet 2h30
  • Cabane - Glacier de Tsanfleuron - Cabane de Prarochet - Col du Sanetsch - Cabane des Audannes
  • Cabane - Glacier de Tsanfleuron - Cabane de Prarochet - Col du Sanetsch - Geltenhütte
  • Cabane - Glacier de Tsanfleuron - Cabane de Prarochet - Col du Sanetsch - Wildhornhütte (Tour du Wildhorn)
  • Cabane - Glacier de Tsanfleuron - Quille du diable - Cabane Prarochet - Col du Sanetsch - Barrage de Sanetsch - Gsteig (sans équipement de haute montagne) 6h30 (sans télécabine)
    • Possibility, using the "Cabane - Scex Rouge" et "Sanetsch - Gsteig"
  • Cabane - Poteau-de-Bois - Derborence 6h00
  • Les Diablerets - Le Drudy - Creux de Champ - Les Diablerets, bleu-blanc 6h00

These trails are only for experienced hikers. Please consult the literature!

The walking times are values for the orientation.

4-Day Wildhorn Tour

The Tour du Wildhorn is a great 4-day hike around the massif of Wildhorn between the cantons Berne and Valais.

Please have a look at the Tour du Wildhorn website for more details.

Winter

  • By ski through the ski slope Martisberg from la intermediate station «Cabane», 2 minutes by ski or 5 minutes by foot.
  • Ski mountainieering from Reusch along the ski slope Martisberg. (There is now ski tour from Col du Pillon.)
  • Possibility, trails over the Glacier de Tsanfleuron to other mountain huts.

Location

Swiss coordinates: 582810 / 131950
Altitude: 2485m

Maps

National map 1:50'000 272 St-Maurice
National map 1:25'000 1285 Les Diablerets

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Legend of the SAC classification for mountain and Alpine hiking trails

T1 – Hiking

Trail well cleared. If marked according to the standards of Schweizer Wanderwege, SAW (Swiss Hiking Path Association), the signs are yellow. Terrain flat or slightly sloping, no danger of falling.

Requirements: No special requirements, suitable for wearing trainers. Orientation not a problem, map normally not necessary.

T2 – Mountain hiking Rouge-blanc

Path with continuous line and balanced ascent. If present, SAW signs and markings are white–red–white. Terrain steep in parts, possible risk of falling.

Requirements: Reasonable surefootedness. Trekking shoes recommended. Basic orientation skills.

T3 – Demanding mountain hiking Rouge-blanc

Path not always visible. Exposed sections may be secured with ropes or chains, possibly need to use hands for balance. If present, SAW signs and markings are white–red–white. Partly exposed pitches with risk of falling, scree slopes, pathless jagged rocks.

Requirements: Good surefootedness, good trekking shoes. Average orientation skills. Basic alpine experience.

T4 – Alpine hiking Bleu-blanc

Trails not always existent. Some sections require the use of hands. If present, SAW signs and markings are white–blue–white. Terrain already quite exposed, precarious grassy activities, jagged rocks, easy firn fields and snow-free glacier sections.

Requirements: Stable trekking shoes. Familiarity with exposed terrain. Basic ability to assess terrain and good orientation skills. Alpine experience. In the event of a sudden change in weather, retreat can be difficult.

T5 – Demanding Alpine hiking Bleu-blanc

Often without path. Some easy climbing sections. If present, SAW signs and markings are white–blue–white. Exposed, demanding terrain, steep jagged rocks, glaciers and firn with risk of falling.

Requirements: Sturdy mountaineering boots. Broad experience in assessing terrain and very good orientation skills. Profound alpine experience, including in high-Alpine areas. Elementary knowledge of handling an ice axe and rope.

T6 – Difficult Alpine hiking

Mostly without path. Climbing pitches up to difficulty grade II (WS-moderately difficult). Paths generally not marked. Often very exposed, precarious jagged rocks, glacier with high risk of slipping and falling.

Requirements: Excellent orientation skills. Advanced alpine experience and high level of familiarity with handling technical alpine equipment.

Taxi

Mobility

Mobility® locations: Aigle, Montreux, Saanen, Zweisimmen,