Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau

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Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau

Plaine-Morte - Glacial Plateau
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Laila S
Nairobi, Kenya185 contributions
Dec 2021
We only had one day to go and I was hopeful I could try out the snowshoeing trail on the Glacier but unfortunately that day the whole glacier was in the clouds and we couldn't see beyond our oes. The trails were closed and we couldn't even see the glacier surface itself. We did have a Fondue in the little restaurant on top which was nice (even though the bread was too stale). Unless you have a lift ticket already and can't ski or enjoy other trails, don't go all the way up if you can't ski the black trail down in heavy fog. On clear days, the views are apparently breathtaking and the restaurant more lively (which will also probably mean that fresh bread will be more readily available for your fondue)
Written 4 January 2022
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PLSP
Switzerland84 contributions
Mar 2020
Have been up in Paine Morte in summer and winter. The view is simply stunning. In summer, one can walk to Windstrubel hut in one hour..amazing.
Written 10 March 2020
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Nelly59CR
Hampshire175 contributions
Sep 2019
I walked up to the Plaine Morte from Crans Montana a couple of times when I was in Crans Montana for a week in September. It's a fairly long and arduous walk, but the transition from the forests of the lower altitudes to the bleak emptiness of the high Alps made for a superb walk.
To be fair, there's not a lot to do up there. Apart from the view, there's a small restaurant at the cablecar station, which was closed when I was there.
Written 20 November 2019
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Alwyn42
Fribourg, Switzerland102 contributions
Aug 2019
Our visit was in August with no snow around. You get to the top via a télécabine and a gondola. If you don't have to wait for the gondola the whole trip from Crans will take about 25'. At just under 10,000' you are way above the tree line but in summer the ground is colourless and, frankly, for me plain dull compared to other similar trips in Switzerland. Once at the top you can walk for about 200 yds up to a weather station. The view across the Rhone valley is scintillating: The Cervin, Weisshorn and the massive of Mont Blanc can be captured in one photo. The view in the other direction towards the Canton of Bern is blah!
The glacier is nothing spectacular: not like Aletsch for example.
I'm not sorry we went but it will have to be an absolutely perfect day before I try it again and we spend a number of months each year only 50km away.
Written 14 August 2019
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Swlc2
Baltimore, MD77 contributions
Feb 2019 • Family
We came to the top of the mountain via the gondola and were met by the Glacier. It was untouched and covered in snow. It was very windy at the top.
Written 4 March 2019
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