Péclerey hiking trail

in Argentière
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Further information

Dogs are not permitted as the path is in the Nature Reserve Les Aiguilles Rouges.

Pastures of Péclerey, under les Becs Rouges, Lachat and La Cluy. Wondeful views of the Aiguilles Rouges and the Glacier du Tour.

From the Tour village, take the chemin du rocher nay, leaving to your right, the path to Bisme, which goes towards Montroc and crosses over the bridge of Bisme. Take the Petit Balcon, which climbs gently through the forest and pass by on the left, the path coming from Péclerey. In a couloir, leave Petit Balcon and, on the left, climb up a track, which leads to a meeting footpaths. The path continues climbing up and to the left through a lovely larch forets, and then zigzags up for 250m, bringing you out above the trees. Go down slightly to your left and you will come to the stone shelter under thye Tete du Grand Chantet.

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
6.7km
Starting point altitude
1461m
Highest point
1967m
Elevation gain
500m
Elevation losses
500m
Round trip timing
3h20min
Rates
Free access.
Opening dates
From 15/06 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
Péclerey hiking trail
Village du Tour
74400 Argentière
Nearest bus stop : Montroc (20 minutes by foot)
Nearest train stop : Montroc train station (20 minutes by foot)

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