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🛷 Winter Sledding at Moleson

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2017 Jan, Excursions
  • Date de Visite
    29.01.2017
  • GPS
    46.56004 7.03834

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Winter Sledding at Moleson


The Winter Sledge track at Moleson run starts from Plan-Francey below the Moléson mountain and leads down to the village of Moléson-Village. It is important to check the snow conditions of the sled run.

Summary


  • 🏆 Rating: ⭐⭐
  • 🧒 Min age: 4-6 years old
  • 📏 Track length: 4.0 km
  • 🏔️ Max altitude: 1517 meters
  • 🏔️ Min altitude: 1135 meters
  • 📐 Height difference: 400 meters
  • 🚶 Walk: Yes
  • 👁️ View: 1/3
  • 🌞 Exposure: North and East
  • ❄️ Snow coverage: Low
  • 🚗 Parking: At the beginning
  • 🚠 Ski lift: Funiculaire du Moléson
  • ❄️ Snow Report
  • Weather Forecast
  • 🛷 Comparison of winter sled runs

Weather


Access


Large car park available next to the departure station of the Moléson funicular in Moléson-Village.

Sled track


Ascent by funicular


To climb to the top of the winter sledge track at Moleson, take the funicular that connects the Moléson-Village car park to Plan-Francey. It is possible to rent sledges at the funicular departure station, the prices are as follows:

  • Adult: 1 lift: 14 francs / 1 day: 22 francs
  • Young 16 to 24 years old: 10.40 / 16
  • Children 6 to 15 years old: 7.80 / 12.30
  • Senior over 64 years old: 12.00 / 20.00

The rental of the sled costs 10 francs for one day.

The funicular departure station.
The departure station of the Moléson funicular - Winter Sled at Moléson

The view of the Moléson on the way up.
The funicular with Moléson - Winter Sled at Moléson Plan-Francey

Plan-Francey


The funicular ends at Plan-Francey under the Moléson. At the same place is the departure station of the cable car that connects the summit of Moléson.

The arrival station of the funicular at Plan-Francey, the departure station of the cable car and the Moléson.
The arrival station of the funicular at Plan-Francey, the departure station of the cable car and the Moléson.

Sledging descent


The sled run is 4 kilometres long and dedicated to sleders. It has a very irregular gradient with several sections where you have to pull your sled and other particularly steep parts.

Shortly after departure, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Gruyère region with its famous castle.

View from the sledge track over the Moléson mountain and …
The Moléson Winter Sledge Run with the Moléson Mountain

the Gruyère region.
View from the Moléson Winter Sledge Run on Gruyère Castle

Map of the sledge track


The Funicular and the seldge track.

Back to the station by foot


The track ends in the heights of Moléson-Village where it is unfortunately necessary to walk more than one kilometre to reach the start of the funicular.

The return from the funicular while walking along the road.
The Moléson Winter Sledge Run runs along the road on its terminal part.

Moléson cable car


At the same time as the winter sledging, you can take advantage of the cable car access to the top of the mountain from where you can enjoy a magnificent view.

The view from the arrival station of the Moléson cable car.
The view from the arrival station of the Moléson cable car.

Video


. A video about the Moléson sled run.

Webcams


Webcam at Plan-Francey – 1520 m
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Webcam at Moléson-Village – 1100m
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