• Sport

Ski touring track - Argentière/ La Trapette

This ski touring track is marked (nor maintained or secured ) and not recommended for beginners.

Sport Ski touring track - Argentière/ La Trapette Argentière


Departing from Argentière (74400)
Average length : 02h30
Distance : 5km
Signed walking trail

From the parking of les Grands-Montets, follow the slope of la Pierre à Ric to reach the bridge over the road.
Turn right, a yellow banner will show you the start where you'll reach the cross country slope. Climb the Chosalets slope along the button lift and then you'll find the start in the forest (the same trail than during summer time). You'll arrive just under the restaurant Plan Joran. Follow the slope that goes to Lognan and get down by the Pierre à Ric slope.
The track is marked (not secured ) for the winter season.

The activity is done under your own responsibility. Remember to go equipped with an avalanche search device, snow probe, shovel, telephone and to prepare your outing getting information about the weather condition, the avalanche risk, etc.

A good ski level is necessary for the descent !

Altitude at the start :1240m
Altitude at the arrival : 1972m

It is possible to get started with this activity with a mountain professional !

Total elevation gain : 730m
Altitude max : 2079m

Further informations

Non-groomed itinerary

    1 2


    Free access.


    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    From 18/12 to 28/03 between 9 am and 5 pm.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Parking


    65 chemin de la Glacière 74400 Argentière
    Departing from : Argentière (74400)
    Latitude : 45.97838 - Longitude : 6.929371
    Information update on 29/03/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc