Bisse de Riccard

 

 

Built in the fifteenth century, this bisse offers a magnificent trail above the Rhône valley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total length : 7 km.

Altitude : Between 650 and 700 metres.

Route time : Approximately 2 hours without the return trip.

Location :  Between Réchy and Chippis, to the left of the Rhône.

Difficulty : No particular difficulty if you don’t go further than the tunnel of the bisse. After this point on the old trail the bisse is very steep and even dangerous, despite the hand-rail in place for the most perilous stretches.

Ordinance Survey map 1 : 50'000  no. 273T Montana.

Best period : April to November.