Val d'Ayas

Brusson

Brusson Snowshoes Itinerary n.5 - Col di Joux - Extrepieraz

Itinerary Squirrel

By: Visit Monterosa

Route category: Snowshoeing and ski touring

Duration: 4 hours

Length: 6800 m

Difficulty: Medium

Itinerario n.5

*Access*

From the Verrès motorway exit, go up the Val d'Ayas (SR45) for about 17 km to Brusson. From here continue until you reach the parking lots of the artificial lake, visible on the left, where the path n. 5 begins.

*Description of the route*

This path of great historical and naturalistic interest starts from the car parks of Brusson Lake. After crossing the wooden bridge, the first 300 m., you arrive upstream the locality Creste, crossing centuries-old coniferous woods up to the fountain of Napoleon, where legend tells that the leader had stopped to rest. From here you reach the Col di Joux and follow the Ru Courtod northwards until you descend to Extrepieraz. Possibility of hooking up to the routes n. 1-2-3- and 6.

Details of the tour

Properties

Typology: Snowshoeing and ski touring

Difficulty: Medium

Ascent: 360 m

Descent: 360 m

Duration: 4 hours

Distance: 6800 m

Best time of the year

January, February, March, April, December

Features

Ideal for families Wildlife interest Nature interest

Where

Start point
Parcheggio Laghetto

Get me there

Mobility

Parcheggio a pagamento 

Destination
Extrepieraz

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Carrefour Express

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Val d'Ayas

Food

Ennio & Stefany's Butchery

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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La Betecchietta Souvenirs

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

Restaurant Il Laghetto

Rue Trois Villages 191, 11022 Brusson AO

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Val d'Ayas

Restaurant du Foyer

Rue des Pians, 12, 11022 Brusson AO

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Val d'Ayas

Les Ours Gourmands

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Val d'Ayas

Bar Silly Monkey

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Val d'Ayas

Pizzeria Le Moulin

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Val d'Ayas

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Rue Trois Villages, 98, 11022 Brusson AO

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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3.05km

Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

Snack Bar Estoul

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

Ristorante Punta Zerbion

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Val d'Ayas

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Val d'Ayas

LAGHETTO ALPINE HOTEL & RESTAURANT

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Val d'Ayas

La Maison de Dolphe

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Val d'Ayas

B&B Au Rascard - Chalet d'Hotes

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0.47km

Val d'Ayas

CHAMBRES D'HOTES LA LUGE D'ANTAN

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0.59km

Val d'Ayas

Camper parking area

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0.67km

Val d'Ayas

La Luge d’Antan

Rue Col de Joux, 71, 11022 Brusson AO

Foyer d'Antan

0.82km

Val d'Ayas

RTA Foyer d’Antan

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R.T.A. FOYER D'ANTAN E DIPENDENZA

0.84km

Val d'Ayas

R.T.A. FOYER D'ANTAN E DIPENDENZA

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Val d'Ayas

Hotel Nord

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0.90km

Val d'Ayas

ALBERGO NORD

Rue Trois Villages, 98, BRUSSON AO

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Val d'Ayas

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