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Aiguillette des Houches par Alpages de Chailloux

A steep walk taking you into the Carlaveyron Nature Reserve. Wonderful
sweeping views.

Sport Aiguillette des Houches par Alpages de Chailloux Les Houches


Departing from Les Houches (74310)
Average length : 04h00
Total elevation gain : 765m
Vertical drop : 765m
Distance : 9.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Departure from the Merlet park, near the entrance of the park on the Chamonix side, go up along the protection fences and take the Bel-Lachat and Brévent path on the right for 10 minutes. Leave it and go horizontally on 400 m and on the right to go up in the forest during half an hour: we find the path of Chailloux and the itinerary above.

Suggestion: Possibility to continue to Brévent over Bel-Lachat to go back down by Pierre Blanche.

Other itineraries are possible from Les Houches, Chamonix, Coupeau...

More information available at the Tourist Office or at the High Mountain Office and in our trail guide.
Attention : The conditions of the trails are likely to change, think of informing you before leaving.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 765m
Altitude max : 2285m
Vertical drop : 765m


Follow the signs, Chalets de Chailloux and Aiguillette des Houches

Further informations

Stone, Ground

    1 6


    Free of charge.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 31/05 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome
    • Restaurant


    chemin de Merlet 74310 Les Houches
    Departing from : Les Houches (74310)
    Latitude : 45.907312 - Longitude : 6.821889

    Closest train stop : Les Houches train station
    Closest parking : Merlet Animal Park car park

    More informations

    Information update on 22/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc