This scenic loop takes in nearby hamlets and farmsteads. A short section leads through Arbaz before a climb back up to Anzère.
Distance 13.4 km
Starting in Anzère, the Chamossaire Tour passes through the Gô pastures before leading into the valley of the Combe d’Arbaz, study site in winter for Switzerland’s national Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF). The descent continues along an unsurfaced road towards Arbaz. The climb back up to Anzère leads through the district of Chamossaire, which bears the name of a famous local summit.
When you reach the Bisse d’Ayent, take a break from riding to stroll along the historical irrigation channel, which carries water from early June to October.
Update: November 27, 2019
Safety informationUse marked bike trails and routes only, and observe all signposting. Please close gates after passing through. Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority. When planning, take into account participants’ fitness level and ability. All riding is at one’s own risk.
Tips and hints
Getting thereA9 motorway to Sion Est (exit 27), then follow signs for Ayent/Anzère.
ParkingParking available at various locations in the resort of Anzère.
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EquipmentWe recommend: bike in excellent working order, helmet, gloves and bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.
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