• Sport

Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines

Viewpoint over the Mer de Glace, the Gorges de l'Arveyron, the Aiguilles and the Chamonix valley.

Sport Hike to Le Chapeau from les Tines Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 02h40
Distance : 5.3km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Starting from Les Tines railway station, cross over and head into the forest on the path known as "Chemin de la Pierre no. 2". This is a classified site. A little higher up, just before the reservoir, take the path on the right leading to the Source d'Arveyron. At the next intersection, head left following the Le Chapeau itinerary

Other itineraries are available from Les Bois or Le Lavancher.
More information at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office, and in our hiking guide.

Careful: path conditions may change - remember to check the latest information before setting off.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 503m
Altitude max : 1638m
Vertical drop : 503m
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    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    From 15/05 to 15/10.
    Access depending on meteorological conditions. For more information, contact the High Mountain Office of Chamonix: +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08. Website : (http://www.chamoniarde.com/).

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome


    Au départ de la gare des Tines 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Departing from : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
    Latitude : 45.950478 - Longitude : 6.899436

    Closest bus stop : Les Tines
    Closest train stop : Les Tines train stop
    Closest parking : Les Tines car-park

    Moving across the city : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400), Argentière (74400)
    Information update on 19/07/2021 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc