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Col du Pillon

Col du Pillon, 1865 Ormont-Dessus, Switzerland

Mountain Passes

About Col du Pillon

Col du Pillon is a mountain pass in the western Swiss Alps. Col du Pillon is overlooked by the Diablerets and at the pass is located at the lower station of the Scex Rouge cable car.

Attractions near Col du Pillon

Scex Rouge2.96km from Col du Pillon

It is one of the main peaks of the Diablerets, a huge ice-covered mountain near the western end of the Bernese Alps. The Scex Rouge is connected from the Col du Pillon (Vaud) by two aerial tramways and from Reusch (Bern) by three, all operated by Glacier 3000.

Peak Walk2.96km from Col du Pillon

Peak Walk is a pedestrian suspension bridge linking two mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps. It is situated in the Diablerets massif of the Bernese Alps in the canton of Vaud and connects the peak of Sex Rouge with another peak.

Scex Rouge2.96km from Col du Pillon

The Sex Rouge is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located north of Anzère in the canton of Valais. It belongs to the massif of the Wildhorn massif and it overlooks the Lac des Audannes. The true summit of the Scex Rouge can only be reached by a bridge connecting it with the subsidiary peak, which is in turn connected to the station by stairs. One of the nice trekking destination and also a picnic spot.

Arnensee4.06km from Col du Pillon

Arnensee is a beautiful lake in Canton of Berne. It is the best place for hiking, fishing, and swimming in the canton.

Diablerets4.57km from Col du Pillon

The Diablerets is a huge ice-covered mountain massif of the Alps. The summit is the highest point in the canton of Vaud. The area is also popular in summer for the snow hikes on the glacier.

Diablerets5.66km from Col du Pillon

Les Diablerets is the highest peak of the Alps of the Canton Vaud in Switzerland. From the Pillon collar, a cable car leads to the summit of Sex Rouge, 2971 m. This pleasant shortcut allows the summit in one day. The normal route from Sex Rouge is an easy glacier route in good conditions but high mountain gear for glaciers is still essential. The northeastern part of the massif stretches also into the canton of Bern.

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The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population. The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosting many international sports organizations.