Chamonix > Bel-Lachat hiking trail

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Good for the planet

Possibile to start from the summit of the Brevent ski lift.

Presentation

Scenic viewpoint over the Mont Blanc Massif at the edge of the Aiguilles Rouges and Carlaveyron Nature Reserves.

From the Moussoux road, take the Moëntieux climb to the Petit
Balcon Sud, cross it and continue by laces in the undergrowth until the crossing of the path coming from Bois Prin and Bossons. Turn right, continue first in the forest, then through an avalanche corridor to Plan-Lachat (ruins) (1 576 m) 1 h 30. Follow the path in the clearing, leave the sentier des Gardes on the right, cross a small forest and continue near a big bell tower above the vegetation by many twists and turns until Bel-Lachat.

Refuge at the arrival: dormitories, restaurant, refreshment bar.

Other itineraries are possible from Les Bossons, Les Houches or from Le Brévent.

More information available at the Tourist Office or the High Mountain Office and in our trail guide.
Attention : The conditions of the trails are likely to change, think of informing you before leaving.

Difficulty
Difficult (high gradient)
Distance
11.6km
Starting point altitude
1096m
Highest point
2136m
Elevation gain
1108m
Elevation losses
1108m
Round trip timing
5h40min
Rates
Free of charge. Single trip or Return ticket if start at the Brevent lift Top.
Opening dates
From 15/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Chamonix > Bel-Lachat hiking trail
Route des Moussoux
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Closest bus stop : Chamonix Center
Closest train stop : Chamonix Aiguille du Midi train stop
Closest parking : Les Moussoux / Saint-Michel car parks

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