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Petit Balcon Sud : Les Bossons - Merlet

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Difficulty : mediumOne-way timing : 1h30Distance : 3kmStarting point altitude : 1014mHighest point : 1562mElevation gain : 548mElevation losses : 0mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest refreshment shack heritage - village

This run is going throuth the valley, you can join Merlet animals park from Les Bossons. It giving continious views over the valley and the Mont-Blanc massif.

Take the Chemin de la Vigne, which crosses the Arve river and goes up through the grove adjacent to the Ravin des Vouillouds. The path meets the one coming from Les Gaillands. There is an alternative start at the footbridge of les Montquarts, which takes you to the path of les Epinettes.

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 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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