The Alpine Pastures of Blaitière Dessous and Dessus

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

Alpine pastures on the Montagne de Blaitière overlooking the Valley. Fantastic views of the Chamonix Aiguilles.

Start from the Grepon car park at the foot of the Aiguille du Midi, follow the signs to the Pre du Rocher to reach the Alpine pastures and the old chalets of Blaitière-Dessous (1,708 m) - 2 hours. Carry on to the final part of the forest from where you will see the pastures of Blaitière-Dessus appear against a backdrop of the Chamonix Aiguilles. Enjoy the pretty mountain walk on the slope of Mont-Blanc as you approach the pastures.

Other itineraries are available from "Les Planards" car park, the Grand Balcon Nord, or the Aiguille du Midi cablecar midway station.

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.

Chalet alpage de Blaitière : +33(0)6 13 62 73 91 Closed from the 29th August 2020

Difficulty
Difficult (high gradient)
Distance
9.2km
Starting point altitude
1033m
Highest point
1928m
Elevation gain
924m
Elevation losses
924m
Round trip timing
5h
Rates
Free access.
Opening dates
From 01/06 to 30/09.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Location
The Alpine Pastures of Blaitière Dessous and Dessus
Au départ du parking du Grépon
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc