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Grand Balcon Nord : Bellevue - Prarion

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Difficulty : mediumOne-way timing : 2h00Distance : 3kmStarting point altitude : 1794mHighest point : 1853mElevation gain : 210mElevation losses : 151mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest refreshment shack refuge with lifts

Mid mountain walk along the northern slopes of the valley. The starting
and ending points of the walks can be reached using different lifts. These route
can all be hiked both ways but the following description suggest the nicer way
to enjoy these walk (better views, not as steep, etc.)

Leave the cable-car station and go down on the left below the old Hotel de
Bellevue. Views over the Bionnassay and Gouter Aiguilles. Walk along the tracks
of the Cable-car du Mont-Blanc. Down on the right is an alpine pasture still used
for grazing. Join the Col de Voza (1 653 m). Follow the path on the right leading
up to the Prarion Hotel and the LHSG Gondola station (1 853 m).

Possible to start from Les Houches.
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 30/09.
According to lifts opening.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Facilities and services

  • Covered picnic area
  • Orientation board
  • 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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