Road Accès

Verbier: The rue de la poste is closed since the day before departure. The main road between Place Centrale and the crossroads is closed from 6:00 am to 7:00 am. Parking spaces near the bike village will be free for the first 3 hours and then the cost of the day is 5.-CHF.

Nendaz:Concerning the 6:30 am departure, the main road from the sports centre / roundabout / Siviez junction / Saclentse rte is closed for about 15 to 20 minutes. Access to the departure area is accessible by car up to 15 minutes before departure. For the passage of the riders of Verbier, only the road to Saclentse, and Beuson/Planchouet is closed from 7:30 to 10:00.

Thyon: In Les Collons, all accesses and roads are open, under the control of the police and fire brigade. The vehicles descending in the direction of Hérémence are blocked at the exit of Les Collons direction les Masses is sent back to the station.

The road used by the Theytaz buses (the Masses) is deviated by the Mayens from Sion to the Collons.

Eison L’A Vieille: The road from the Pas de Lona pension in La Crettaz to the village of Eison will be closed to traffic on race day from 07:00 to 20:00. La route des Mayens pour accéder à l’A Vieille direction Pas de Lona sera fermée à la circulation le jour de la course de 07h00 à 18h00. Access to the A Veille during these hours is only by foot, either from the village of Eison or from the Loveignoz mountain pasture (above the village of Suen).

Parking: there is a car park in Grimentz, but spaces are very limited.

Public transports

It is strongly recommended to use public transport to get to the different stations that the route crosses.

Below are the regular schedules for the accompanying and spectators of the Grand Raid BCVS

Godolas

On the occasion of the BCVS Grand Raid, the first race of the Bendolla cabin in Grimentz is at 06h30.

Pas de Lona

To access Pas de Lona from Eison: The road of the village of Eison from the Pas de Lona pension to Crettaz will be closed to traffic on race day from 8am to 8pm. The Route des Mayens to access the Vieille direction Pas de Lona will be closed to traffic on race day from 7am to 6pm. Access by car is allowed until before the Tsalet d’Eison where the parking lot of the Becs de Bosson cabin is located, the following road is prohibited.

To access Pas de Lona from Grimentz: take the cable car, open at 6.30 am, take the path on your left under the chairlift and follow Pas/Basset de Lona, walk for about 2.30 hours.

Transit times
PassageVerbier 125kmNendaz 93kmHérémence 68kmEvolène 37km
Départ 6h30Départ 6h30Départ dès 6h15Départ 7h30
Nendaz7h50
Hérémence8h577h36
Evolène10h279h167h52
Eison10h589h528h278h00
La Vieille11h3610h379h108h40
Pas de Lona12h0111h089h389h05
Grimentz12h3911h5010h189h43

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