Hiking to la Flégère from Chamonix

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

Pleasant hike in the forest. The panorama embraces the entire Mont-Blanc range. The view is very beautiful on the Mer de Glace.

Follow the signs for the Floria from the route des Nants. Once at the refreshment bar, continue on the path that climbs slightly and cross the Couloir des Lanchers. Stay continuously on the left side of the cable car and pass the Praz des Violles. The path crosses, then uses the ski run to reach the Flégère located above the Cornua forest.

Departure also possible from Les Praz or Les Tines.

More information available at the Tourist Office or 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
8km
Starting point altitude
1096m
Highest point
1877m
Elevation gain
800m
Elevation losses
800m
Round trip timing
4h10min
Rates
Free of charge. Single trip or Return ticket if start at the Brevent lift Top.
Opening dates
From 15/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Hiking to la Flégère from Chamonix
Route des Moussoux
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Closest bus stop: Vallot
Closest train stop : Chamonix train station
Closest parking : Saint-Michel car park

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