Hike to the Alpage of Chailloux

in Les Houches
Presentation

he chalets of Chailloux are built in the middle of a high mountain pasture. An exceptional green landscape allows you to admire the Mont Blanc massif as well as the glacier of Bossons, situated just at the opposite.

Departure from the hamlet of Coupeau, join La Flatière, parking possible on the parking lot of Le Bettey. On foot, follow the direction of Plan de la Cry. Leave on the right the path leading to the Parc Animalier de Merlet and on the left, the one leading to Pierre Blanche: take the path going up in front of you in the forest by many twists and turns. It crosses clearings, corridors and woods where this path meets the one coming from Merlet. In 2 turns, reach the Alpage de Chailloux (1913m) in 2h10.

Suggestions : From the Alpage de Chailloux possibility to continue to the Aiguillette des Houches.
Other itineraries are possible from Les Houches, Chamonix, Coupeau...

More information available at the Tourist Office or at the High Mountain Office and in our trail guide.
Attention : The conditions of the trails are likely to change, think of informing you before leaving.

Difficulty
Difficult (high gradient)
Distance
6.2km
Starting point altitude
1913m
Highest point
1913m
Elevation gain
583m
Elevation losses
583m
Round trip timing
3h45min
Rates
Free of charge.
Opening dates
From 15/05 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Hike to the Alpage of Chailloux
Route de la Flatière - Parking Le Bettey
74310 Les Houches
Closest train stop : Les Houches train station
Closest parking : Le Bettey car park

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