Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Bossons-Merlet

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

This trail goes through the Chamonix valley, taking you to the Merlet Animal Park from Les Bossons. All along, there are wonderful views over the Valley and the Mont Blanc Massif.

Take the Chemin de la Vigne which crosses the Arve river and go up to the right in the small
wood of the Ravin des Vouillouds. The path joins the one coming from Les Gaillands. You can start from the Montquarts footbridge which leads to the Epinettes path.

More information is available at the Tourist Office or the Office de Haute-Montagne and in our trail guide.
Warning: Trail conditions are subject to change, so be sure to check before you leave.

Difficulty
Medium (on the slopes)
Distance
2.7km
Starting point altitude
1014m
Highest point
1562m
Elevation gain
548m
One-way timing
1h30min
Rates
Free of charge.
Opening dates
From 01/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Bossons-Merlet
Depuis Gare SNCF des Bossons
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Closest bus stop : Les Tines
Closest train stop : Les Tines train stop
Closest parking : Les Tines car-park

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