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Descent from Via ferrata Le Moléson Le Moléson 2002 m

  • Difficulty
    T3
  • Ascent
    110 m
  • Descent
    0:25 h, 45 m

Route description

Top of the 'La Face' route - Top of 'Le Pilier' route

Climb the stony grass flank to the top of the Pillar route.

Top of 'Le Pilier' - P. 1963 - Le Moléson - Bergstation Le Moléson

Follow the grassy ridge past the triangulation point of the Le Moléson summit (2002 m) to the mountain station.

Top cable car station "Le Moléson" - Plan-Francey

Either take the gondola, or descend the easy west flank before traversing round beneath the north wall to the Plan-Francey station (1hr).

Additional information

End point

Plan-Francey, Bergstation (1518 m)

Informationen zur Bergbahn Moléson-sur-Gruyère - Plan-Francey - Le Moléson: www.moleson.ch

Author

Daniel Anker

Daniel Anker is a Bernese author and photographer. The historian has written around 40 ski tour, hiking, via ferrata and mountain bike guide books as well as detailed monographs on individual peaks in Switzerland.

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