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Hike to Caillet


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Difficulty : mediumRound trip timing : 3h00Distance : 6kmStarting point altitude : 1043mHighest point : 1599mElevation gain : 566mElevation losses : 566mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest refreshment shack

Enjoy a walk to the cute chalet of Caillet on the way to the Mer de Glace.

Start from the Biollay car park, near the Montenvers train station. From the lever crossing, walk throught the car park which runs alongside the Montenvers railway line and then up the ski runs of les Planards. Once across the meadow, take the footpath in the woods on your left. This takes you up to the Station des Planards where you cross the railway line. The path winds upwards and then across to bring you to the Chalet de Caillet (1590 m), 2hours.

Others itineraries available from Les Bois or Montenvers.
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 16/05 to 31/10.

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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