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Aiguillette des Posettes

Mountain Ridge

Contributors:

9

Our Rating

Exceptional

The Aiguillette des Posettes is a crest summit at an altitude of 2201meters above the village of Le Tour. Its position at the north-eastern end of the Chamonix Valley gives it amazing views into the valley. On the western side of the Aiguillette des Posettes there are excellent views towards Loriaz and Mont Buet.


There is one main trail that passes by the Aiguillette des Posettes that follows the crest from Tre le Champ all the way to the Col des Posettes and from there onward to the Tete de Balme. Large parts of this trail are also part of the Marathon du Mont Blanc. 

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Le Tour

Altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

2201m

Capacity for this point of interest
Accommodation Type
Phone number for this point of interest
Website for this point of interest

Capacity

Accommodation

Phone

Website

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Linked Trails & Points of Interest

These are the trails and points of interests linked to this Mountain Ridge

Aiguillette des Posettes and Tete de Balme

9

Our Rating

Exceptional

Loop Trail:

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A great discovery loop of the Aiguillette des Posettes and the Montagne de Balme above Le Tour on the north-eastern end of the Chamonix Valley

Trail Length

Length

14.52km

When is the best time to go on this trail

When to Go

Mid Jun - Start Oct

How long does it take to hike this trail

Hiking Time

4.0 - 6.0 Hours

Elevation gain and loss for this trail

Elevation +

+1171m / -1171m

How old do kids have to be to go on this trail

Kids

15+ Years old

How long does it take to run this trail

Running Time

2.0 - 3.0 Hours

The technical difficulty level of this trail

Technical Difficulty

Easy (2/5)

Are dogs allowed on this trail

Dogs

Dogs Allowed

Nearest Town to this Trail

Nearest Town

Chamonix

Alpage de Balme

8

Nearest Town

Very Good

Restaurant

Nice little mountain restaurant and snack bar near the Col des Posettes

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Le Tour

The altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

1989m

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Jean-Marie Blanc Monument

7

Nearest Town

Good

Memorial

Memorial for Jean-Marie Blanc who died in a helicopter crash in 1977

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Le Tour

The altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

1712m

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Vallorcine

7

Nearest Town

Good

Town

Quieter and more rural town at the nort-eastern end of the Chamonix Valley

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Vallorcine

The altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

1263m

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Tete de Balme

6

Nearest Town

Above Average

Summit

Round top summit above Le Tour on the north-eastern end of the Chamonix Valley

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Le Tour

The altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

2321m

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Le Tour

7

Nearest Town

Good

Hamlet

Hamlet at the far north-eastern end of the Chamonix Valley

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Le Tour

The altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

1468m

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Les Saix Blancs

10

Nearest Town

The Best

Cross

Wooden cross mounted at an amazing view point over Vallorcine

Nearest town to this point of interest

Nearest Town

Vallorcine

The altitude of this point of interest

Altitude

1660m

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Longitude:

6.94028

Latitude:

46.01807

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