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Glacier des Bossons

Glacier des Bossons74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

+33(0)4 50 53 22 08 www.chamoniarde.com/
Good to know
  • Mount Dolent (3823 m) is the peak common to France, Switzerland and Italy and you can see it clearly from the Grands Montets peak.
  • Tour of the Mont Blanc: Trek of 170 km and seven to ten days of walking
  • The Mont Blanc range extends over 400 km² and three countries: France, Italy and Switzerland
  • 24 mountain peaks at more than 4000 m in the Mont Blanc range
  • The third most frequented natural site in the world
  • Jacques Balmat and Doctor Paccard first climbed Mont Blanc on 8 August 1786
  •  - © Salomé Abrial

This glacier goes down directly from the top of Mont Blanc, the highest alpine summit. The tongue of the glacier reaches 1180m, the lowest in Alps.


DescriptionWith a difference of height of 3.670m, the Bossons glacier goes down in one part only from the top to its base.
From the Chalet du Glacier des Bossons, accessible by hiking (50 minutes one way) from the Bossons village or by chairlift, you get a good view over the glacier.
There, an exhibition explains the life of a glacier and its movements.
Facilities and services
  • Coach parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
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A plus :
Télésiège du Glacier des Bossons
Télésiège du Glacier des Bossons
A plus :
Chalet du Glacier des Bossons
Chalet du Glacier des Bossons

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