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Argentière > Lac des Cheserys trail


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Difficulty : mediumRound trip timing : 5h00Distance : 10kmStarting point altitude : 1259mHighest point : 2159mElevation gain : 1800mElevation losses : 1800mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest lake natural reserve

Located in the Reserve des Aiguilles Rouges. The lake is often frozen.
Wonderful views of the Aiguilles du Massif. Private chalet-mountain hut,
destroyed by avalanche and rebuilt in 1990.

From Argentiere center, Take the righthand path leading into the Bois du Plagnolet. The path now meanders upwards to the forestry hut at 1 865 m. A steep rise above the forest leads to the Chalets des Cheserys (1 998 m), 2 h 30. You could also continue your way to the Lac Blanc, a little bit higher.

Others itineraries are available to join the Cheserys lake, from the top of the Flegere lift or from the Col des Montets.

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 01/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

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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