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Hiking at Lac Blanc from Col des Montets

Hiking at Lac Blanc from Col des MontetsCol des Montets
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Nearest bus stop : Montroc (20 minutes by foot)
Nearest train stop : Montroc train station (20 minutes by foot)
Nearest parking : Col des Montets car-park
+33(0)4 50 53 22 08 www.chamoniarde.com/
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Panoramic and stunning view over the Mont-blanc range.


DescriptionAttention ! Avant de partir, consultez les conditions de la montagne sur le site de l'Office de Haute-Montagne www.chamoniarde.com ou par téléphone au +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08 et les prévisions météo sur notre site.

Starting from Col des Montets: Behind the Chalet of the Nature Reserve, the footpath winds its way up a combe for 400m to the steep plateau La Remuaz: down below on the left, you will see the Jeunesse et Montagne monument (1943) and on the right the little Lac de la Remua. The path then takes you to the Tête aux Vents junction. Turn right. The path is clearly marked and ascends up to the left, following a ridge. If you keep to the right hand side footpath you will gradually come to see the 5 beautiful lakes as you get higher. After the last lake, the path becomes steeper and there is an equipped section to help you negociate huge rounded boulders. This brings you out into a hollow where you will find the lake and the mountain refuge.

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.
Good to knowDogs are not permitted as the path is in the Nature Reserve Les Aiguilles Rouges.

Prices
Free access.
Recommended period *
From 15/06 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
* Depending on weather and snow conditions
Facilities and services
  • Animals non accepted
  • Restaurant
On the map

Related page

On site :
Col des Montets
Col des Montets
Useful address :
Lacs des Chéserys
Lacs des Chéserys
At the arrival :
Lac Blanc
Lac Blanc
At the arrival :
Refuge du Lac Blanc
Refuge du Lac Blanc
Useful address :
Randonnée Argentière > Lac des Cheserys
Randonnée Argentière > Lac des Cheserys
On site :
Bus - Col des Montets
Bus - Col des Montets
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