• Sport

Hike to the Chapeau viewpoint from les Tines

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

Sport Hike to the Chapeau viewpoint from les Tines Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 02h40
Total elevation gain : 503m
Vertical drop : 503m
Distance : 5.3km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Opposite Les Tines SNCF station, enter the wood via Chemin de la Pierre n°2: listed site. A little above the reservoir, turn right on the Sources de l'Arveyron path, then, at the next intersection, turn left along the Chapeau itinerary. You'll find the "buvette du Chapeau" by the roadside. Continue past the buvette and you'll come to a lovely view of the Aiguilles de Chamonix.

Other routes are possible from Les Bois or Le Lavancher.

Winter hiking with snowshoes, crampons or good boots. Please check snow conditions before setting off. The Chapeau refreshment bar is open weather permitting.

Further information available from the Tourist Office, the Office de Haute-Montagne or in our trail guide.

Please note: trail conditions are subject to change, so check before you go.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 503m
Altitude max : 1638m
Vertical drop : 503m

Further informations

Rock, Ground

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    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 01/01 to 31/03, daily.
    Access to the trail subject to weather conditions. For more information, contact the Chamonix High Mountain Office: +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08. Website: (http://www.chamoniarde.com/).

    From 01/04 to 31/10, daily.
    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 27/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc