Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

Viewpoint over the Mer de Glace, the Gorges de l'Arveyron, the Aiguilles and the Chamonix valley.

Starting from Les Tines railway station, cross over and head into the forest on the path known as "Chemin de la Pierre no. 2". This is a classified site. A little higher up, just before the reservoir, take the path on the right leading to the Source d'Arveyron. At the next intersection, head left following the Le Chapeau itinerary

Other itineraries are available from Les Bois or Le Lavancher.
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
Difficult (high gradient)
Distance
5.3km
Starting point altitude
1046m
Highest point
1638m
Elevation gain
503m
Elevation losses
503m
Round trip timing
2h40min
Opening dates
From 15/05 to 15/10.
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.
Location
Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines
Au départ de la gare des Tines
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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