Randonnée à l'Alpage de 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.

From Les Houches, follow the hamlet of Coupeau, take the road to la Flatiere, you can park your car at Le Bettey car park. Then, follow the path on your right up to le Plan de la Cry. Ignore the path on the right to Merlet and the one on the left to Pierre Blanche: take the track opposite winding up through the forest. It bears to the right across the hillside through clearings, gullies and woods to join the path coming from Merlet. After 2 bends you will reach the Alpage de Chailloux (1 913 m) - 2 h 10.

Suggestion : From Chailloux, possibility to continue to the Aiguillette des Houches.
Others itineraries are available from Les Houches, Chamonix and Coupeau.

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)
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
Randonnée à l'Alpage de Chailloux
Route de la Flatière - Parking Le Bettey
74310 Les Houches

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