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Aiguillette des Posettes trail


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Difficulty : mediumRound trip timing : 4h15Distance : 7kmStarting point altitude : 1480mHighest point : 2201mElevation gain : 721mElevation losses : 721mGPX Track : Download

Fabulous views over the Chamonix and Vallorcine valleys. Wonderful panorama
of Mont-Blanc and of le Tour Glacier, le Buet and les Perrons in particular.
Itinerary TMB.

On the right bank of the river Arve, near the bridge, follow the path up the hill.
When you come to a junction, take the right-hand fork into the forest which soon
thins out. Above the Tete de la Jorette, the path winds upwards until it reaches
the Pierre-Fendue junction (1 950 m). From here follow the path to the right past
the avalanche barriers and the disused slate quarries to the ridge, which will lead
you to the top of l’Aiguillette.

Other itinerarie available from Col des Posettes at the arrival of Vallorcine cable-car.
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 01/06 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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