Aiguillette des Houches par Alpages de Chailloux

in Les Houches
Presentation

A steep walk taking you into the Carlaveyron Nature Reserve. Wonderful sweeping views.

Departure from the Merlet Park, near the entrance to the Park on the Chamonix side, walk up alongside the fence, then follow the path on the right to Bel Lachat and Le Brevent for 10 minutes. Then leave this path and take the horizontal path on the left for 400 m. Next, head right into the forest and after a half-hour uphill section, you will come to the Chailloux path and the itinerary described above.

Suggestion • You can continue on to Le Brevent, above Bel Lachat and come down via Pierre Blanche.

Others itineraries are available from Les Houches, Chamonix and Coupeau.

More information at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office, and in our hiking guide.
Careful: path conditions may change - remember to check the latest information before setting off.

Difficulty
Difficult (high gradient)
Distance
9.8km
Starting point altitude
1520m
Highest point
2285m
Elevation gain
765m
Elevation losses
765m
Round trip timing
4h
Rates
Free of charge.
Opening dates
From 15/05 to 15/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Aiguillette des Houches par Alpages de Chailloux
chemin de Merlet
74310 Les Houches

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