What is the best map to prepare our Tour of the Muverans ? The Rhone aux Muverans map covers the entire TdM at a scale of l 125,000. lt can be ordered from the MPA publishing house, telephone number 4´l (0)21 691 34 34, e-mail: info@édition-mpa.ch.
It can also be purchased from various specialist retailers and tourist Offices, in particular the one in Ovronnaz, tel +41 (0)27 306 42 93. The SuisseMobile/Schweizmobil application is also recommended.
Can I find information on your website and through you, about the weather and conditions That can be encountered at a specific time on The Tour of the Muverans ? We are not meteorologists or fortune tellers! As with all mountain excursions, you must be well informed before you leave. You should also be equipped and prepared so that you can make your own choices and decisions.
We were Told of Two places (The Vires and The passage To The col des Martinets/Perris Blancs) that could give dizziness, at yeast for those who have a problem with heights or very steep slopes. Is it possible to find easier ways to avoid them ? Yes, of course.
One of these passages is a winding path at the base of the «Dents de Morcles» on the «Col de Demecre» - Rionda section. It can be easily avoided by following the «Variante» sign of the TdM. This passes through «Au Darbignon».
One of these passages is a winding path at the base of the «Dents de Morcles» on the «Col de Demecre» - Rionda section. It can be easily avoided by following the «Variante» sign of the TdM. This passes through «Au Darbignon».
The other passage, the highest point of the TdM, is the Col des Martinets at 2612 m.
lt has recently been made safe. lf you still want to avoid it, there are several paths that lead from the «La Tourche» hut to the «Pont de Nant» via the «Javeme» alpine pasture.
The passage between the Péris Blancs pass and the place called «Martinets» is no longer maintained, nor tag. We invite you to comply with the markup in place.
I have a dog and I always walk with him. Is it possible to do The TdM with him ? No, your companion will not be welcome: most of the trail passes through protected areas. You will be strictly forbidden to let your dog roam free: walking on a leash is the absolute rule. Moreover, for obvious reasons of hygiene, he will not be allowed to spend the night in the huts.
I saw on a map several passages That Tempt me but They don?t seem to be part of The usual itinerary: The ?Pacheu? and The ?Col des Chamois?, with The idea of The?Rambert - Plan-N‚v‚ - Anzeinde? crossing. What is your opinion ? Le Pacheu: this pass is for experienced climbers who do not need marked trails or our services! "Le Col des Chamois? is marked as a white-blue-white alpine hiking trail and is equipped with cables in some places. It is an alpine pass that cannot be included in a hiking tour.
What are the different starting points for the TdM ? As mentioned on the map there are car parks at Pont de Nant, Ovronnaz, Derborence and Solalex, the latter at a charge.
Is it possible to leave from the village of Morcles ? There is no longer any public transport serving the village of Morcles, but if you leave your vehicle in the heights of Morcles, (Les Martinaux) you can ioin the route at the La Tourche hut.
What is the total length and height difference of The TdM ? Several stages offer variants. lt is best to make your own calculations by clicking on the desired successive sections of the attached map. But, roughly speaking, the basic route represents 54.25 km and 4315 m of positive and negative altitude difference.
Is it possible to do The Tour des Muverans and sleeping outdoors or in a camping tent without staying in the refuges and huts ? In view of the various laws and wildlife protection zones, the most judicious answer is no However, you can contact the cabin managers and the alpine pasture operators to obtain hypothetical authorizations.
When is the best time to hike the TdM ?
Is it also possible to do it in winter ?
The TdM is a hiking tour. The recommended period is from June to the end of September.
This period can of course vary depending on the snow cover.
Do not confuse the TdM with the Muverans Trophy, a ski mountaineering race!
Is it possible to complete the entire TdM in winter by ski Touring ? No, the TdM is not a ski touring route.
Are There any winters walking opportunities on the TdM route ? Some sectors are practicable in the winter, but they have nothing to do with the Tour des Muverans which remains a summer hike.