Dates Chamonix hiking: June – September
- Find our two 3-Day trip options below
“Rustic hut charm with incredible views!”
This two short trips are perfect for hikers that like to enjoy stunning views over the Mont Blanc mountain chain, sleep in two mountain huts and spot some ibex and wildflowers along the way. Your local guide makes sure that you will get to the huts just in time to enjoy a delicious mountain dish and that you don’t have to worry about anything but taking the nicest pictures of the famous mountain scenery.
On the first option you will sleep in dormitories, and on the second option you’ll enjoy the comfort of a double room if available.
1. Aiguille Rouge mountain range
Arrival day : Lac Blanc and Aiguilles Rouges
19.00: Information and meeting with the guide in Chamonix.
Day 1: Refuge Bellachat, 2152m
We hike from Chamonix up to the Refuge Bellachat (2152m). The Refuge offers one of the nicest views over the Mont Blanc mountain chain. You might want to enjoy a drink on the terrace that overlooks the whole Mont Blanc valley and wait until the sunset puts the mountains in a pink coat. The family style dinners will soon be served in the cosy mountain hut.
- 5-6 hrs, 7km, +1100m, (can be less altitude gain with a transfer to a higher start in the morning, overnight at the Refuge Bellachat
Day 2: Lac Blanc – Refuge Lac Blanc, 2352m
An early breakfast at the mountain hut with the fantastic views towards Mont Blanc. Our trail brings us up to Brevent summit for an even more breathtaking view. We reach Col du Cornu via the Col du Brévent where we walk down to Planpraz. After a picknick lunch we continue along the northern Balcony trail to Flégere. A chair takes us high above tree line. From here, our Refuge for the night is only 1hr away. Lac Blanc mountain lake is the perfect location to take some stunning pictures of a perfect mountain scenery with the Mont Blanc in the back.
- 7-8 hrs, 12km, +600m, – 600m, overnight at Refuge Lac Blanc
Day 3: Aiguilles Rouges
We eat a good breakfast overlooking the Aguilles Rouges mountain before leaving this beautiful spot. Our way down to Argentière will take us to the Lac Cheserys and either Argentière or the Col du Montets. Those that want to hike a bit longer can join the guide on the Petit Balcon Sud all the way back to Chamonix. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in the famous ski resort of Argentière.
- 3-5 hrs, 10km, – 100m
Map with the Chamonix hiking route in red:
Costs per Person
- 757€ with a minimum of 5 guests
- 1250€ with a minimum of 2 guests
Included in the price: Organisation, privat UIMLA-mountainleader for 3 days, 2 nights in dorms at mountain refuges with half board, 2 pack lunches, one lunch at Restaurant, hiking map copy
Not included: personal insurance, drinks
2. Miage Mountain range
Day 1: Refuge de Miage, 1559m
- (8km, -700m, +500m), overnight at Refuge Miage
Day 2: Refuge de Miage – Refuge Tré – la Tête (1970m)
- (9km, – 300m, + 850m)
Day 3: Refuge Tré – la – Tête – Les Contamines
- (14km, -1400m, + 800m included Lac Jovet, can be much less up and down)
Map with the Chamonix hiking route and the huts in red:
Costs per Person
- 2 hikers: 1194.- € / hiker
- 5 hikers: 693.- € / hiker
- 8 hikers: 568.- € / hiker
Guide for your Chamonix hiking tour :
Local, certified UIMLA – mountain leader