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Bellevue - Bionnassay glacier trail


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Difficulty : mediumRound trip timing : 4h30Distance : 0mStarting point altitude : 1801mHighest point : 2372mElevation gain : 500mElevation losses : 500mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest glacier refreshment shack with lifts

Tucked into the last buttresses of the Mont Blanc, you will only have to contemplate the plunging view of the alpine pastures and the valleys. An exceptional view on the Bionnassay Glacier.

Departure: Go straight on to the Bellevue cable car, then follow the indications and the gently sloping path for the Chalets de l'Are, then follow the path along the glacier on the left. Follow the signs for the Nid d'Aigle. On your right, you dominate in the foreground, the seracs and crevasses of the glacier and in the background the Col du Tricot. You have a nice view on the Bionnassay glacier.

Level of the hike: Difficult : You flirt with the high mountain, careful trail sometimes aerial with metal ladders.

More information at the Tourist Office, High Mountain Office and in our hiking guide.
Careful : Tracks conditions may change, let us remind you to be well-informed before going.

Recommended period *

From 15/06 to 15/09.
According to lift opening.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Facilities and services

  • Bar
  • Pets welcome
  • Restaurant

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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