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Tour des Alpages de Conthey

Degree of difficulty: T2

This is a pleasant trail with varied types of terrain. The views of the Alps and the Rhone valley are superb. It is possible to stay and/or eat in the Aïroz and Lodze Gîtes. The Alpage de Pointet and Alpage de Flore sell cheese and sérac.
The itinerary is not completely finished. The easiest way to cross “La Contheysanne” (torrent), between the Alpage du Genièvre and Alpage de la Pierre, is situated above the alpine pasture at the junction with the river (altitude 1960 m / GPS E 588549 N 128816). Then follow the road until you reach the Alpage de Pointet.
Other options:
Join the Mayens de Conthey from Flore or Lodze. See the Tour du Mont-Gond
From Tsanperron, descend towards Maduc or towards Les Blêts through the Charlaz forest (trail connecting to Derborence).

Parcours 

Temps de marche
(en minutes par étape)

Altitude
m s/mer
 

Grand-Zou (Vallée de la Morge) Car postal : Sion - Sanetsch

1440 

Glarey 

20 mn

1547

Alpage du Genièvre

45 mn

1837

Alpage de La Pierre

30 mn

1928 

Alpage de Pointet

40 mn

1945

Alpage du Larzey

20 mn

1954 

Alpage de Flore (étables)

30 mn

1960

Alpage d'Aïre (chalets)

15 mn

1953

Gîte d'Aïroz (étables d'Aïre)

20 mn

1973

Les Fontanelles

45 mn

2153

Alpage de Lodze

25 mn

2090

Gîte de Lodze

20 mn

1976

Tsanperron

40 mn

1535

Maduc ou Les Blêts  s/Rte Derborence (bus)

40 mn

1163

Temps total et dénivelé   6h30 + 720 m
- 990 m