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Tour description

The start of the hike is the Sentier railway station at a height of 1,000 m. The trail then goes through the Joux valley, over the river Orbe and past moor lands. During the ascent in the middle of woodland meadows typical of the region, the hiker gets a wonderful view of the lake of Joux and the Dent de Vaulion. The gentle slope finally leads to the highest summit in the Swiss Jura, Mont Tendre.

Having arrived at the summit, the hiker has now walked about half the distance and now enjoys the wonderful view of the foot of the Jura, the lake of Geneva, the Alps and the whole of the Forêt du Risoux, the enormous forest which covers most of the Joux valley

After a well-deserved break, the hiker follows the path down through the woods and woodland meadows to the railway station at Montricher.


From Le Sentier follow the signposts to Mont Tendre. From Mont Tendre follow the signposts to Montricher.

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Places along the route: Le Sentier - Chalet du Chef - Petit Croset - Mont Tendre - Pré Anselme - Montricher


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Tour history (B04238)

First published: Samstag, 25. Juni 2011

Last updated: Donnerstag, 10. Dezember 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.parc-jurassien.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 16 km | Time requirement: 5½ h
Ascent: 670 m | Descent: 670 m
Highest point: 1679 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Parc naturel Jura Vaudois
1188 St-George
Tel. +41 (0)22 366 51 70
Email: info@parc-jurassien.ch
Internet: www.parc-jurassien.ch/

Netzwerk Schweizer Pärke: www.netzwerk-paerke.ch/