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4. Le 1000+ (black)

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Crans-Montana’s ski touring park (“Rando Parc”) contains 15 ski touring itineraries (blue, red and black) spread across 40km of marked and secured trails and featuring a total ascent of 8’000 metres.
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Distance 6.3 km
2:56 h
1,009 m
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2,513 m
1,504 m
This route, made up of the 2nd (La ligne bleu) and 3rd route (Summit), allows you to test yourself on a height gain of 1’000 metres between Crans and Bellalui, reaching an altitude of 2’543m.
Highest point
2,513 m
Lowest point
1,504 m
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Track types

Nature trail 18.50%Unknown 81.49%
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1.2 km
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5.1 km
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Safety information

TIMETABLE

Crans-Montana-Aminona SA oversees this activity during ski area opening hours.

All users must check opening information for the trail they plan to cover before leaving.

www.crans-montana.ch/en/etat 

Tel. +41 (0)848 22 10 12

The trails are closed outside of ski lift operating hours and are not protected against dangers such as avalanches and snowcats fitted with winches. Danger of death!

SOS: 144

Tips and hints

For further information : https://www.crans-montana.ch/en/randoparc/?hiver

 

Start

Crans, departure of the Crans-Cry d'Er cablecars (1,504 m)
Coordinates:
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2'602'168E 1'128'589N
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46.308707, 7.466787
DMS
46°18'31.3"N 7°28'00.4"E
UTM
32T 381942 5129490
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Destination

Bellalui restaurant

Turn-by-turn directions

Departure of the Crans-Cry d'Er cablecars - Lac de Chermignon - Hôtel Chetzeron - Arrival of the Crans-Cry d'Er cablecars - Arrival at the Bellalui restaurant

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

The resort of Crans-Montana is easily accessible from Sierre station with the SMC bus company or the funicular. The nearest stop to the start of this route is : Crans, Téléphérique. 

From Sion station, you should get a CarPostal bus for Crans-Montana and get off at the bus stop: Crans, Poste.

The free shuttle buses of the SMC bus company serve the whole resort of Crans-Montana from mid-december till mid-april. The nearest stop to this route is Crans Téléphérique.

Getting there

To reach Crans-Montana by car, take the exit of the A9 motorway (Rhône motorway) called "Sierre ouest". At the motorway exit, turn left and follow the signs for "Sierre". At the roundabout, turn right. Continue for 500 metres, then at the entrance to Sierre, turn left following the signs for "Crans-Montana".

Once you arrive in Crans-Montana, follow the signs that lead you to the cable cars and the Crans-Cry d'Er car park.

The journey takes about 25 minutes. 

Parking

Parking Crans-Cry d'Er

Address: Parking Crans-Cry d'Er, Route des Téléphériques, 3963 Crans-Montana

Large paying car park with indoor (430) and outdoor (390) spaces.

24h/24

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'602'168E 1'128'589N
DD
46.308707, 7.466787
DMS
46°18'31.3"N 7°28'00.4"E
UTM
32T 381942 5129490
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Rando Parc map, available at the tourist office

Equipment

RANDO PASS

The ski lift companies are offering a “Rando Pass” allowing all hikers (whether on foot, skis or snowshoes) who do not have a ski pass (day, consecutive or Pass 365/365+/100) to make their way down in the cable cars or on the ski pistes in complete safety while the ski area is open.

PRICES

CHF 5.- per day | CHF 50.- for the winter season.

On sale at all ski lift cash desks or on https://mycma.idticketing.ch/webshop/forfaits-ski-snowpark/crans-montana/en

 


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Status
closed
Distance
6.3 km
Duration
2:56 h
Ascent
1,009 m
Highest point
2,513 m
Lowest point
1,504 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Summit route High-altitude ski tour Forest roads Clear area Linear route Forest
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