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Hike to Cascade du Dard


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Difficulty : easyRound trip timing : 1h15Distance : 7kmStarting point altitude : 1037mHighest point : 1238mElevation gain : 400mElevation losses : 400mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest waterfall refreshment shack

Waterfall close to the entrance of the Mont-Blanc tunnel. In the heart of the forest, this is the last in a series of waterfalls whose turbulent, sparkling waters are a truly natural marvel.

From the Grepon car park in Chamonix, take the "chemin à Batioret"which runs beside the Route Blanche. Cross over the torrent by a bridge and walk up to les Molliasses. Pass the forest track on your left. Turn right up to the road leading to the tunnel. Follow it for about 50 metres, then turn left to take a shortcut. Continue along the route that climbs up throught the trees, avoiding the path from les Pelerins to your right. Then, cross the footbridge over the Dard which will then bring you to the Chalet.
Way back : 30 minutes.

Others itineraries are available from Les Pélerins or on the road to Tunnel du Mont-Blanc.

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 15/04 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Facilities and services

  • Pets welcome

Before leaving

Mountain conditions informations (La Chamoniarde, High Mountain Office)Weather forecast (Météo France, Tourist Office)+33(0)4 50 53 00 24 (Office de Tourisme de Chamonix)
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