Sports lovers will find in Ovronnaz and around multiple chances to exert themselves
and thrill-seekers will also be seduced!

It is possible to play tennis in our village and surroundings.

  • Ovronnaz court, below La Promenade restaurant
  • Chamoson courts, 20 minutes by car from Ovronnaz
  • Booking with the tourist office in Ovronnaz
  • CHF 20.-/hour
  • Grab your own equipment

Tennis lesson
Yohann Matuzac
+41(0)78/932.72.20

Through forests and pastures, enjoy a unique mountain biking experience on 50 km of recommended trails. Thrills are guaranteed, whatever your ability level. Mountain biking is possible on at least 1.20 metre-wide walking trails. Priority is given to pedestrians.

  • Ovronnaz – Randonnaz – Chiboz : easy ride, flat, by the carriageway
  • Ovronnaz – Tour de la Corniche : easy ride, elevation gain of 280 m, forest trail
  • Ovronnaz – Loutze – Chamosentze : challenging ride, elevation gain of 600 m, municipal and forest road
  • Ovronnaz – Saillon : very challenging ride, elevation gain of 800 m, forest trail
  • Ovronnaz – Odonne – Bougnonne – Col de la Forcle – Petit Pré – Retour en station : challenging ride, elevation gain of 900 m, forest trail
  • Ovronnaz – Tsantonnaire : very challenging ride, elevation gain of 1000 m, forest road

For further information, get the Mountainbike Map Martigny 1:50’000

In Ovronnaz and surroundings you will find several climbing rock faces.
Harness up and climb to the top of the finest mountains in the area!

  • “Lui d’Août” area 1957 m
  • “La Tête” area 2168 m
  • “L’Etra” area 1660 m
  • Grand Muveran 3051 m : 4a-6b, 15 routes, access from Rambert cabin
  • Arête de Saille 2427 m : 4a-6a, dry rock equipped with bolts, access from Plan Salentze
  • Ardève 1474 m : 6a-7c, north face, access from the road of Les Mayens-de-Chamoson
  • Haut-de-Cry 2969 m : 5c-7b, long routes « Les Ancilllons », access from the road of Némiaz
  • Randonnaz 1393 m : 5c-7b, routes for all levels, access from the road of Chiboz
  • Cabane de Demècre 2361 m : 3c-5b, routes, also for children, next to the cabin

To practise climbing in all seasons, come and test Vertic’Halle in Saxon :
the biggest and highest indoor climbing wall in French-speaking Switzerland.

More than 120 walls for beginner through advanced levels are available!

Vertic’Halle
+41(0)27/744.24.32
info@vertic-halle.ch
www.vertic-halle.ch

It has been the first via ferrata to connect the plain to the mountain in Valais. The route is approximately 1 kilometre long, with an elevation gain of 330 meters, and requires a 2 to 3 hours’ effort. Increasing in difficulty, the via is suitable for a large number of climbing enthusiasts: the first part, fun and family-oriented, is graded AD+ while the second part, which is more aerial, impressive and physically challenging is graded D+. A third part, graded TD+, requires excellent physical shape.

Practical information

  • Altitude departure : 540m
  • Altitude arrival : 870m
  • Elevation gain : 330m
  • Cabled distance : approx. 1000m
  • Suspension bridge : 3
  • Cable ladders : 1
  • Handrails : approx.. 800 pieces
  • Pedals : approx. 100 pieces
  • Pédales : env. 200 pces

Equipment rental
Bike Evasion Sports
Rue de l’Usine 2, 1907 Saxon
+41(0)27/306.79.79
www.bike-evasion-sports.ch

Guides
Cheseaux Gaylord
+41(0)79/639.93.57
Carron Grégoire
+41(0)79/444.13.29

Alone or tandem glider, let discover our landscapes while driving along in the wind!

  • Departure from Loutze 1721 m
  • Departure from Tsantonnaire 2500 m
  • Landing in Leytron 485 m

Valais Parapente
Gilles Lemasson
+41(0)78/842.04.46
info@valaisparapente.ch
www.valaisparapente.ch

A wood-chip trail (653m x 1m25) is available above the Centre Sportif Cantonal.
You can reach it from the top of the building’s car park.

Centre sportif

The mythical Ovronnaz-Rambert brings the mountain race lovers together every year.
Since the 40th edition a race from Leytron is planned.
Even a race for children allows the youngest to take part of this challenge.

www.ovronnaz-rambert.ch