he chalets of Chailloux are built in the middle of a high mountain pasture. An exceptional green landscape allows you to admire the Mont Blanc massif as well as the glacier of Bossons, situated just at the opposite.

Sport Hike to the Alpage of Chailloux Les Houches


Departing from Les Houches (74310)
Average length : 03h45
Distance : 6.2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From Les Houches, follow the hamlet of Coupeau, take the road to la Flatiere, you can park your car at Le Bettey car park. Then, follow the path on your right up to le Plan de la Cry. Ignore the path on the right to Merlet and the one on the left to Pierre Blanche: take the track opposite winding up through the forest. It bears to the right across the hillside through clearings, gullies and woods to join the path coming from Merlet. After 2 bends you will reach the Alpage de Chailloux (1 913 m) - 2 h 10.

Suggestion : From Chailloux, possibility to continue to the Aiguillette des Houches.
Others itineraries are available from Les Houches, Chamonix and Coupeau.

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 : 583m
Altitude max : 1913m
Vertical drop : 583m


Follow the signs, Chalets de Chailloux

Further informations

Stone, Ground

    1 5


    Free of charge.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 15/05 to 01/11.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome


    Route de la Flatière - Parking Le Bettey 74310 Les Houches
    Departing from : Les Houches (74310)
    Latitude : 45.907596 - Longitude : 6.786838

    Closest train stop : Les Houches train station
    Closest parking : Le Bettey car park

    More informations

    Information update on 30/06/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc