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Randonnée pédestre

Tour du Ruan

Suisse - France

Straddling Switzerland and France, the Tour du Ruan connects numerous wilderness sites with breathtaking panoramas on a 61 kilometre route. 

This walking tour is best done in 4 days, including 3 nights in mountain huts.

You will discover the following regions: Emosson, Emaney valley, Salanfe, Susanfe, La Vogealle, Sixt-Fer à Cheval, Grenier de Commune and Grenairon.

The geology, fauna and flora that you will find on the tour are extremely rich.

The tour can be done in both directions. The map below shows the tour as follows: Emosson, Salanfe, Vogealle, Grenairon, Emosson. Variations are possible along the route. 
In the opposite direction, the stages continue as follows: Emosson, Grenairon, Vogealle, Salanfe, Emosson. 

(Re)experience the Tour du Ruan with Benoît Richer from the blog "Des yeux plus grands que le monde" (Eyes bigger than the world)
Brochure of Tour du Ruan

Technical information

  • Distance 61 km
  • Positive elevation 5'491 m
  • Negative elevation 5'491 m
  • Highest point 2'831 m
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Contact

Tour du Ruan

Tour du Ruan
Vallée du Trient Tourisme SA

info@valleedutrient.ch

http://www.tourduruan.com

 Suisse - France


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Location / Access

GPS coordinates :
46.067970199509986, 6.935515621444211

Environment :
Mountain

Emosson - Col de Fenestral - Col d'Emaney

  • Distance 15.65 km
  • Positive elevation 1462 m
  • Negative elevation 1495 m
  • Highest point 2461 m
  • Duration 7h00m

Variant Emosson - Salanfe to Col de Barberine

  • Distance 13.87 km
  • Positive elevation 1168 m
  • Negative elevation 1205 m
  • Highest point 2467 m
  • Duration 5h25m
Auberge de Salanfe

Guest House

Auberge de Salanfe

Salanfe (Salvan)

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Dam of Emosson
Dam of Emosson

Emosson (Finhaut)

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Salanfe
Salanfe

Salanfe (Salvan)

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Salanfe - Col de Susanfe - Tête des Ottans

  • Distance 15.8 km
  • Positive elevation 1345 m
  • Negative elevation 1317 m
  • Highest point 2536 m
  • Duration 6h30m
Auberge de Salanfe

Guest House

Auberge de Salanfe

Salanfe (Salvan)

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Cabane de Susanfe

Mountain huts and refuges

Cabane de Susanfe

Susanfe

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Salanfe
Salanfe

Salanfe (Salvan)

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Variant Haute Cime

  • Distance 2 km
  • Positive elevation 780 m
  • Negative elevation 780 m
  • Highest point 3254 m
  • Duration 2h00m

Variant Salanfe - Vogealle to les Dents Blanches

  • Distance 33.28 km
  • Positive elevation 3267 m
  • Negative elevation 3457 m
  • Highest point 2535 m
  • Duration 14h40m
Cabane de Susanfe

Mountain huts and refuges

Cabane de Susanfe

Susanfe

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Cantine de Barmaz

Mountain huts and refuges

Cantine de Barmaz

Plateau de Barme (Champéry)

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Refuge de Bostan

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge de Bostan

Samoens

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Refuge de Folly

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge de Folly

Samoens

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Refuge de la Vogealle

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge de la Vogealle

Samoens

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Cirque du Fer à Cheval - Grenairon

  • Distance 15.75 km
  • Positive elevation 1483 m
  • Negative elevation 1433 m
  • Highest point 1952 m
  • Duration 6h45m
Chalet buvette du Boret

Restaurant

Chalet buvette du Boret

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

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Refuge de la Vogealle

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge de la Vogealle

Samoens

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Refuge du Grenairon

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge du Grenairon

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

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Grenairon - Emosson

  • Distance 15.91 km
  • Positive elevation 1238 m
  • Negative elevation 1250 m
  • Highest point 2831 m
  • Duration 6h16m
Dam of Emosson
Dam of Emosson

Emosson (Finhaut)

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Refuge du Grenairon

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge du Grenairon

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

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Footprint of the ancestor of the dinosaur

Activités d'été

Footprint of the ancestor of the dinosaur

Vieux Emosson (Finhaut)

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Variant Mont Buet

  • Distance 3 km
  • Positive elevation 647 m
  • Negative elevation 647 m
  • Highest point 3096 m
  • Duration hm

Variant Grenairon - Emosson to Loriaz

  • Distance 8.28 km
  • Positive elevation 457 m
  • Negative elevation 894 m
  • Highest point 2640 m
  • Duration 3h10m
Dam of Emosson
Dam of Emosson

Emosson (Finhaut)

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Refuge de Loriaz

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge de Loriaz

Vallorcine

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Refuge du Grenairon

Mountain huts and refuges

Refuge du Grenairon

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

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