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Refuge du Montenvers

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12/07/23

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Refuge du Montenvers

Trails & Points of Interest featured in this Photo

These are the trails and points of interest on our website that feature the location where this picture was taken:

Chamonix Montenvers Loop

7

Our Rating

Good

Loop Trail:

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This trail takes you to Montenvers via de Buvette des Mottets and then down via de Buvette Caillet. A nice way to get up to Montenvers if you don't want to use the train

Length

11.34km

When to Go

Start Jun - Mid Oct

Hiking Time

4.0 - 6.0 Hours

Elevation +

+855m / -855m

Kids

12+ Years old

Running Time

2.0 - 3.5 Hours

Technical Difficulty

Moderate (3/5)

Dogs

Dogs Allowed

Nearest Town

Chamonix

Montenvers to Plan Aiguille with Lac Bleu

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Our Rating

Exceptional

Trail:

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Perhaps the most popular route in the Chamonix Valley taking you from the Montenvers station and the Mer de Glace over the Balcon Nord past the Lac Bleu to the Plan l'Aiguille lift station.

Length

7.35km

When to Go

Mid Jun - End Sep

Hiking Time

2.0 - 4.0 Hours

Elevation +

+471m / -103m

Kids

7+ Years old

Running Time

1.0 - 1.5 Hours

Technical Difficulty

Easy (2/5)

Dogs

No Dogs

Nearest Town

Chamonix

8

Nearest Town

Very Good

Refuge

Iconic Refuge dating back to 1880 built next to the Mer de Glace glacier

Nearest Town

Chamonix

Altitude

1913m

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Photo Location

Longitude:

6.91651667

Latitude:

45.93319444

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