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Hike to Cerro


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Difficulty : easyRound trip timing : 0h35Distance : 1kmStarting point altitude : 1262mHighest point : 1360mElevation gain : 95mElevation losses : 95mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest glacier refreshment shack

Viewpoint over the Glacier des Bossons. Pleasant walk up through the forest
alongside mountain streams. Chalet: refreshments and restaurant service for
lunch; dinner upon reservation only. Easy access.

Leave the car at the car park before the last bridge over the Route Blanche , in the direction of the Mont-Blanc tunnel. Go to the embankement into the forest, following the gently climbing footpath to the Torrent de la Creusette that you can cross using the footbridge. Follow the path winding up through the trees, ignoring the path on your right coming from les Bossons. After a short distance, you will come to the glacial moraine and the Chalet du Cerro.

Others itineraries are available from Chamonix or les Bossons.
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 01/05 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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