Grand Balcon Nord: Bellevue to Prarion

in Les Houches
Presentation

A mid-altitude walk along the northern slopes of the valley. The start and end points can be reached using the ski lifts. Our description covers the nicest way to enjoy this route (with the best views and ease of climb).

Get off the chairlift and head down on the left below the former Hotel de
Bellevue. Views over the Bionnassay and Gouter peaks. Continue alongside the Mont-Blanc tram tracks. Down on the right is an Alpine pasture still used
for grazing. Join the Col de Voza (1,653 m). Follow the path on the right leading
up to Hotel du Prarion and the LHSG cable car station (1,853 m).

You can also start from Les Houches.

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
Medium (on the slopes)
Distance
3.3km
Starting point altitude
1794m
Highest point
1853m
Elevation gain
210m
Elevation losses
151m
One-way timing
2h
Rates
Free of charge. Return ticket to buy if you use lift. you can come down by Prarion lift if you have a return ticket for Bellevue.
Opening dates
From 18/06 to 18/09.
According to lifts opening.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Grand Balcon Nord: Bellevue to Prarion
Gare d'arrivée du téléphérique de Bellevue
74310 Les Houches
Closest bus stop : Bellevue
Closest train stop : Viaduc Sainte-Marie train stop
Closest parking : Bellevue / Nant-Jorland car-parks

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