Snowshoeing is enormous fun. If you haven't tried it before why not give it ago and Champex Lac is the perfect place to start. It really is a great way to explore the area in winter. 

 

There are four lovely racquette walks around Champex Lac:

 

1. Tour de Champex

This walk starts in the heart of magnificent countryside with a frozen lake and snowy swamps, and on the way back, a view of the majestic Combins from the south-west face of the Catogne

Patinoire – Sentier Emile Lovey – Parking Téléchampex – Lac – Patinoire ~ 1h40

Difficulty level 2/3

 

2. Château Roc

This tour begins in the fairytale like atmosphere of a frozen lake and continues through the heart of Champex-Lac’s charming chalets.

Patinoire – Lac – Les Tsedes – Piscine – Patinoire ~ 1h15

Difficulty level 1/3

 

3. La Source

A walk that starts off through a forest and opens up over the impressive Val d’Arpette. On the way, the Relais d’Arpette provides a welcome gastronomic stop.

Parking Téléchampex – Arpette – Source du Durnand ~ 1h30 Difficulty level 2/3

 

4. Le Devin

This route follows an old road used by stagecoaches at the beginning of the 20th century when Champex Lac first became popular with tourists. A stunning view over the Val d’Entremont.

Patinoire – Hôtel Alpina – Le Devin – Patinoire ~ 1h30 

Difficulty level 2/3

 

 


 

Raquettes / Snowshoeing at Champex