• Sport

Hike to the Chalet du glacier des Bossons

Unbeatable views over the Glacier des Bossons and the Aiguilles de Chamonix. Belvedere lookout. Chalet-restaurant. A great spot to contemplate before the glacier. Information boards describing the life and history of the glacier.

Sport Hike to the Chalet du glacier des Bossons Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 01h20
Distance : 2.6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Back in the day ... bar and hotel owners in the valley used to cut ice from the glacier for use in their premises.

Above the village, take the Chemin du Chens, which winds its way across meadows and on into the forest. Follow this path to the top of the chairlift and the chalet.

You can also continue further on, to the Chalet des Pyramides and even to La Jonction.

Other itineraries available from Les Bossons.

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 : 268m
Altitude max : 1422m
Vertical drop : 268m

Chalet du Glacier des Bossons : +33 4 50 53 03 89


Free of charge.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 15/04 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome


Départ du Mont Les Bossons 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Departing from : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Latitude : 45.898685 - Longitude : 6.844659

Closest bus stop : Glacier des Bossons / Les Montquarts
Closest train stop : Les Bossons train stop
Closest parking : Les Bossons ski jump car-parks

More informations

Information update on 22/07/2021 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc