Viewpoint over the Mer de Glace, the Gorges de l'Arveyron, the Aiguilles and the Chamonix valley.
In front of the railway station of Les Tines, enter the wood by the Chemin de la Pierre n°2 : classified site. A little way above the reservoir, turn right on the Sources de l'Arveyron path, then, at the next intersection, turn left along the Chapeau itinerary. You'll find the buvette du Chapeau at the end of the path.
Other routes are possible from Les Bois or Le Lavancher.
Winter hiking with snowshoes, crampons or good shoes. Please check snow conditions before setting off. The Chapeau refreshment bar is open weather permitting.
More information available at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office or in our trail guide.
Warning: Trail conditions are subject to change, so please check before you leave.
Access to the trail subject to weather conditions. For more information, contact the Chamonix High Mountain Office: +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08. Website: (http://www.chamoniarde.com/).
From 13/05 to 15/10, daily.
Access depending on meteorological conditions. For more information, contact the High Mountain Office of Chamonix: +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08. Website : (http://www.chamoniarde.com/).
Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.