Flégère gondola and Index lift

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

Facing south and looking onto Mont Blanc, the Flégère area is the departure for classic hikes to magnificent mountain lakes in summer and south-facing skiing with a view over the Mont Blanc mountain range !

From the village of Les Praz, the new gondola lift commissioned in December 2019 flies over the Golf de Chamonix and transports you to the Flégère site at 1877m. If you wish to continue the journey, the chairlift takes you to the Index, at an altitude of 2595m.

Winter : thematic snowshoeing outing " Fauna and Flora of the mountain in winter " every Tuesday and Thursday from December 20, 2022 to Thursday March 30, 2023.

Snowshoeing initiation outing around the Tête Aubuy supervised by a mountain professional with a Swarovski long viewer at your disposal for the observations.

Meeting point: 10:30 am on the Flégère plateau (at the exit of the cable car), return to the same place.

Duration of the activity: 1h30/2h
Children from 12 years old accompanied by an authorized parent.
Maximum 10 persons
Loan of snowshoes and poles
In order to allow as many people as possible to participate in the snowshoeing activity free of charge, we ask for a deposit of 10€ per person at the time of reservation. This deposit will be reimbursed after the participation to the activity, except if cancellation is done at D-24h.

Equipment to bring:

Waterproof mountain shoes / hiking boots
Winter mountain pants, ski pants or similar
Fleece jacket and waterproof jacket
Backpack (15L mini) with water and snacks
Sunglasses
Gloves, hat
Sunscreen
People who do not have the appropriate equipment may not be accepted by the guide. This is a mountain outing in winter conditions, please bring the right equipment.
Reservation : https://www.montblancnaturalresort.com/fr/raquette-flegere-decouverte
Our friends the dogs are forbidden even if they are on a leash.

Starting point altitude
1067m
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minimum age
1 years old
Rates
Family pass: 65.20 €
One way ticket for adult: 17 €
Round-trip ticket for adult: 21 €
One way ticket for a child : 14.50 €
Round-trip ticket for a child : 17.90 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.
Child entry valid for 5 - 14 years.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Ticket for Les Praz - Index:
Return ticket Adult: €37
One way ticket Adult: €27,50
Return ticket Child and senior: €31,50
One way ticket Child and senior: €23,40
Family ticket: €114,80
This cable car is included in the MONT BLANC Multipass.
Opening dates
From 17/12/2022 to 03/02/2023
Opening hours daily between 8.50 am and 4.45 pm.
Last descent from Index at 16h15
Last descent from Flégère at 16:45.

From 04/02 to 16/04/2023
Opening hours daily between 8.50 am and 5.15 pm.
Last return from Index 4.30pm
Last return from Flégère 5.15pm.

Subject to favorable weather.
Location
Flégère gondola and Index lift
35 rte des Tines
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Closest bus stop : Flégère
Closest train stop : Les Praz de Chamonix
Closest parking : Flégère car park
Special summer info
In summer: hiking paths to Lac Blanc, Les Chéserys lakes, etc. from where you can observe the wildlife. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the nature reserve.
Handicap
A cable car runs up to Flégère and allow to access to the Flégère ski area in winter as well as several hiking trails like the one to go to Lac Blanc in summer.
Accessible to people with a wheel chair.
To have access from the car park to the arrival hall, there are two ramps (4% steep) on each side of the main staircase. You’ll find there an adapted space (information and cash desk) for people with reduced mobility. Two adapted toilets (one for men, one for women) close to this hall. From there, access to the embarking space over a lift. A special control box should be installed close to the embarking area at the bottom as well as the arrival of the lift to go down. Access possible to all cabins for people with reduced mobility, but only a few of them are equipped with a fastening point. Be careful, at the top of the cable car, you’ll find in winter the ski area, but no specific space for people with reduced mobility. However, in summer, there is a path for people with reduced mobility to go to the restaurant “L’Adret”.

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