Hike to Le Cerro

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

Viewpoint over the Glacier des Bossons. A very pleasant walk up through the woods alongside mountain streams. At the chalet: dairy and refreshments, and restaurant service for lunch; evening dinner upon reservation only. Easy access.

Starting point Route du Téléski aux pèlerins d'en haut. Cross the large footbridge over the Creuse, through the forest to the paved Songenaz road. Go up to the forest path on the left.

Continue up a few hairpin bends in the undergrowth. Reach the glacial moraine and the Chalet du Cerro.

Other itineraries are possible from Chamonix, Cascade du Dard or Les Bossons.

Further information available from the Tourist Office, the Office de Haute-Montagne or in our trail guide.

Please note: trail conditions are subject to change, so check before you set off.

Difficulty
Easy (valley bottom)
Distance
2.1km
Starting point altitude
1070m
Highest point
1375m
Elevation gain
250m
Elevation losses
250m
One-way timing
1h
Rates
Free of charge.
Opening dates
From 01/04 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Hike to Le Cerro
Départ route du Téléski
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Closest bus stop : Auberge de Jeunesse
Closest train stop : Aiguille du Midi train station
Closest parking : Mont-Blanc tunnel car-parks

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