Sonchaux Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Sonchaux

Switzerland

All the cycling data and info you'll need to climb Sonchaux

Page Contributor(s): Ard Oostra, Montreux, CH

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Climb Summary


Cycling Hauts de Sonchaux

Ride 9.7 kilometers gaining 965 meters at 10% average grade.

This climb begins in Villeneuve at the southern tip of Lake Geneva.

Views of the southern tip of Lake Geneva -

Switzerland at the bottom of the picture and France at the top.

BIKE HIKE - SONCHAUX + ROCHERS DE NAYE

From the finish of our bike climb, hike Via Alpina trail another 3.5 kilometers at 16.8% average grade another 540 meters to Rochers de Naye.  Otherwise known as “rocks of Naye” we top out at 2,042 meters (6,699’) high in the Swiss Alps overlooking Lake Geneva just above Montreux and Villeneuve.  You may also take the train from Montreux to summit station (1,968 meters) and hike the last 80 meters to the overlook.

Viewing platform

Views in summer

Views in winter

Views of the eastern end of Lake Geneva at sunset.

Thank you Ard Oostra, Montreux, Switzerland.