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Pine cone path

Discover the different biotopes of Nendaz and Isérables thruighout this itinerary of a thousand facets. Follow the bisse de Saxon and encounter different landscapes such as the rock field of  Dzèrjonne,the Pra da Dzeu clearing, the Gouille d'Ouché marsh, the mid-mountain pastures of  Nendaz without forgetting the chapel at Rairettes.

This educational walk of about 3h30 and intended for good walkers takes you to discover exceptional sites! The first signpost for the  'sentier des pives' (Pine Cone Path) can be found at the Déserteur bus stop, a few hundred metres above Nendaz Tourisme. First, follow the Route de Clèves. Continue following the signposts. When you reach the pond at Sofleu, take the legendary bisse de Saxon. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding  countryside... Nimerous panoramic view points await you along the way.Then, a change of scenery with the changement de décor avec le pierrieock fileld of Dzèrjonne, then make your way to the beautiful Pra da Dzeu clearing with its calm and peaceful setting. Enjoy observing the marshland of the gouille d'Ouché and mid mountain pastures of Nendaz as well as the charming little mountain chapel at Rairettes before returning to the resort. 

Departure point: the Déserteur bus stop
Duration 3h25
Ascension 489m
Descent 489m
Highest point 1783
Level Intermediate


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