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Merlet - Aiguillette des Houches via Alpages of Chailloux trail

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Difficulty : hardRound trip timing : 4h00Distance : 10kmStarting point altitude : 1520mHighest point : 2285mElevation gain : 765mElevation losses : 765mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest refreshment shack heritage - village

A steep walk taking you into the Carlaveyron Nature Reserve. Wonderful

Near the entrance to the Park on the Chamonix side, walk up alongside the fence, then follow the path on the right to Bel Lachat and le Brevent for 10 minutes. Take the level path on the left for 400 m. It now leads into the forest on the right and after a half hour ascent, you will come to the path from Chailloux.

Suggestion • It is possible to continue on to le Brevent, above Bel Lachat or come down by Pierre Blanche.

Others itineraries available from Les Houches, Chamonix , Coupeau...
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 15/05 to 15/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Facilities and services

  • 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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