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: During the 6.30 and 6.45 am departures, the main road sports centre / roundabout / Siviez junction / Rte de Saclentse / Rte du Pont de la Scie et de la Djiette are closed until 7 am. The access to the start area is accessible by car until 15 minutes before the start.

Passage of runners from Verbier: 7.30am – 10.00am: Chemin des Rairettes / Chemin du Torrent / Chemin de Prameiraz (from the cable car road towards the top) / Chemin des Clèves / Chemin de Sofleu, Route des Argeys (from Cité-Joie to the junction with the Route de Siviez) / Chemin de la Forêt / Route de la Biole / Route de Saclentse (starting section Chemin Pont de la Scie – contour Chemin de la Biole) / Chemin du Pont de la Scie / Chemin de la Djiette

Veysonnaz: The road between Clebes and Verrey is closed from 6:30 to 11:00. The road between the Greppon Blanc restaurant and the Bear trail (les Caboulis) is also closed between 6:30 and 11:00.
From midday on you will be able to use these different routes.

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

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 2:00 hours.

Transit times
PassageVerbier 125kmNendaz 93kmHérémence 68kmEvolène 37km
Départ 6h30Départ 6h30Départ dès 6h15Départ 7h30
La Vieille11h3010h359h108h40
Pas de Lona12h0011h059h359h05

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