Morgins – La Foilleuse trail
Ski Touring on the Foilleuse Slope
Ski touring enthusiasts will appreciate the mythical Montée de la Foilleuse. Its distance of 2.66 km and its 525 meters of difference in altitude is adapted to all profiles; it is particularly appreciated by runners who prepare the Patrouille des Glaciers. Beyond the sporting side, the Montée de la Foilleuse is above all a moment of sharing.
Friday evening : the restaurant is open at the summit
Every other evening : the rando-parc is open and the descent is authorized by the Foilleuse ski slope (restaurant closed).
Last descents at 9:30 PM (please bring your headlamp)
Rando Park – the Original
Nothing beats the feeling of earning your turns! In December 2016, Morgins announced the creation of the very first ski touring park in Valais. The first, and arguably the best of its kind, Touring Tracks Rando Park in Morgins offers a unique approach to ski touring. Seven marked trails of varying difficulty provide a safe training ground for skiers of all levels and ensure better cohabitation between alpine skiers and ski tourers. The Rando Park’s purpose is to encourage the practice of this fun and challenging sport in a way that respects the environment and our fellow winter-sports lovers.
Last winter, local SkiMo champion Yannick Ecoeur added new trails to the existing itineraries. This constant drive for improvement means that the park’s most frequent users won’t feel like they’re skiing a rut and keeps Morgins on the forefront of ski-touring destinations.
Three blue trails, three red trails and one black trail offer routes ranging from 35 minutes to 2 ½ hours with an average altitude gain of 600 m. For more info, check out the map and information billboard at the departure point or swing by one of the local tourist offices for a handy, pocket-sized trail map.
Movement Tracks Challenge
Région Dents du Midi offers the MOVEMENT Tracks Challenge on STRAVA to measure yourself against the great champions on the blue trail “La Jaune” on the Rando-Parc de Morgins.
Always on the lookout for novelties to help the ski touring community grow, Region Dents du Midi offers THE winter challenge!
Measure yourself against MOVEMENT athletes such as Thibe Deseyn, Kilian Granger and Yannick Ecoeur on the most famous track of the Rando-Parc.
It couldn’t be simpler:
- Log in to the STRAVA application and join the MOVEMENT SWITZERLAND club (link accessible at the bottom of the page).
- Go to the start of the Rando-Parc (Place du 6 Août in Morgins) to begin your itinerary on the La Jaune track.
- Activate your GPS on your smartphone, launch the STRAVA application and start your route!
- After your participation, fill in the online form to have a chance to win the randomly draw prize !