• 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
Total elevation gain : 268m
Vertical drop : 268m
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

Further informations

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


    Free of charge.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 10/04 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 27/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc