Pointe de Nyon : Canyon de Nyon

Pointe de Nyon : Canyon de Nyon

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Map

  • Swisstopo - 40 - Le Léman
  • Swisstopo - 271 - Chablais
  • IGN - 3528ET - Morzine - Massif du Chablais - Les Portes du Soleil
  • IGN - 3530ET - Samoëns/Haut-Giffre

Licence

General

route_types: return_same_way
activities:
durations: 1 day(s)

quality: medium

Rating

3    I    P3 

heights

elevation min/max : 1000 m / 1100 m

height_diff_up: 100 m

height_diff_difficulties: 100 m

difficulties_height: 1000 m

orientations

E W S N

description

Approach :

From Morzine drive Avoriaz. At the first bend to the left, go down on the right below the carpark for the Nyon Telepherique. . Park at the bottom on the left next to the signpost for the Canyon de Nyon. Cross the bridge, follow the path along the river, which passes below the tree adventure park. Go down into the bed of the stream (5min)

Route :

P1: 30m : 70°, Hardest pitch until the footbridge. Tree belay on the left (rive droite).
Short walk
P2: 3 small steps of 6 to 10m separated by walking.
P3: Traverse under some stalactites.
P4: A last, short step.

Descent

Exit up the true right bank, before it narrows, to gain the ski piste.

remarks

There is a large water flow so it need very good freezing conditions.
Keep to the side of the canyon because some of the pools a very deep.
Suitable for beginners.

Sensitive areas
There are sensitive areas on this route. Please refer to the map.

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