The Federal Court accepted some of the arguments made by our opponents in its judgement on modifications to the area plan to allow us to install a new Combimix between Les Esserts and Savoleyres.
Although we won on four points, a majority of the judges took the view that the documentation submitted was incomplete on three other points: a traffic study, the nuisance caused by traffic and the justification for the project. Among other things, we have been asked to document in more detail why it is impossible to renovate the current line between Les Creux and Savoleyres.
Mont Fort’s co-owners have just been given the green light to build a zip line that will fly over the Tortin glacier.
Reaching speeds of 130 km/h over a distance of 1400 m and with a drop of 383 m, the stats alone are enough to make your head spin. And it’s probably safe to say that this new attraction will be one of the resort’s biggest draws. If all goes according to plan, construction should begin at the end of the winter season, with the first thrill-seekers taking to the skies in August 2020.
Rope Runner, the company behind the zip lines in several other resorts, has been chosen to build what will be the longest and highest zip line in the Alps.