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Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines


  •  - © Pierre Lopez
  •  - © Pierre Lopez

Difficulty : easyRound trip timing : 2h40Distance : 5kmStarting point altitude : 1046mHighest point : 1638mElevation gain : 503mElevation losses : 503mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest glacier refreshment shack

Viewpoint over the Mer de Glace, the Gorges de l'Arveyron, the Aiguilles and the Chamonix valley.

Starting from Les Tines railway station, cross over and head into the forest on the path known as "Chemin de la Pierre no. 2". This is a classified site. A little higher up, just before the reservoir, take the path on the right leading to the Source d'Arveyron. At the next intersection, head left following the Le Chapeau itinerary

Other itineraries are available from Les Bois or Le Lavancher.
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.

Recommended period *

From 15/05 to 15/10.
Access depending on meteorological conditions. For more information, contact the High Mountain Office of Chamonix: +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08. Website : (http://www.chamoniarde.com/).

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Facilities and services

  • Pets welcome

Before leaving

Be careful! This is a medium altitude trail, please check the mountain conditions and the weather forecast before you leave :Mountain conditions informations (La Chamoniarde, High Mountain Office)Weather forecast (Météo France, Tourist Office)+33(0)4 50 53 22 08 (La Chamoniarde, Office de Haute Montagne)
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