The Mont-Blanc Massif is a mountainous massif culminating at 4810 m at the top of Mont Blanc and offers a multitude of hikes with breathtaking landscapes. Stretching over an area of approximately 400 km2, the Mont-Blanc Massif covers the French departments of Haute-Savoie and Savoie, Valle d’Aosta in Italy, as well as the canton of Valais in Switzerland. The massif includes many glaciers, such as the Mer de Glace or the Glacier du Tour, which, unfortunately, are threatened with extinction by the end of the century due to global warming. The Mont-Blanc massif undoubtedly remains one of the most beautiful massifs in the Alps and remains one of the most visited in the world, as evidenced by the many routes leading to the Mont Blanc. Observed from the Aiguilles Rouges, the Val Vény or the Val Ferret, the Mont-Blanc massif offers magnificent views of its rock and snow giants within easy reach of the hiker.
26 November 2018 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Lac d’Armancette is the opportunity of a nice forest walk. The trail follows a track in a spruce forest and runs along a small stream that accompanies the hiker to the lake.
Without any difficulty and very well marked, the path gets through the Contamines-Montjoie National Nature Reserve
21 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the heart of the Aosta Valley, Lago Pietra Rossa culminates at 2553 meters above sea level at the end of the Vallon d'Arpy. Stuck between Becca Pugnenta in the northeast and Mont Cormet in the southwest, the lake remains
20 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Lago d'Arpy is a lake of glacial origin located in the Vallon d'Arpy, near the eponymous col. Lago d'Arpy, surrounded by Mont Charvet, Becca Pugnenta and Mont Cormet, offers a spectacular view of the Grandes Jorasses, which, when the water is calm in the morning, is reflected in
23 September 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre
La Jonction (The Junction) is one of the classics of the Mont Blanc Massif and the Chamonix Valley. Joining the Bossons and Taconnaz Glaciers, La Jonction offers a staggering view of the Aiguille du Midi, the Dôme du Gôuter as well as the Aiguilles Rouges
8 September 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located between Glacier du Tour and Glacier d’Argentière, Montagne du Peclerey is a beautiful panoramic viewpoint on the Aiguilles Rouges Massif and Chamonix’s Grand Balcon Nord. Without any difficulties, the itinerary describes a loop from which one can admire Glacier du Tour
17 August 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Italian slope of Mont Blanc offers some wonderful surprises for walkers accustomed to the French side of this massif. Grandes Jorasses, Mont Dolent, Aiguille Noire de Peuterey
20 December 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Prarion, whose toponym evokes a “round meadow” or “ruined meadow,” is undoubtedly a beautiful winter hike. Located at the end of the Chamonix valley, this summit will enchant the hiker with the splendor of the panorama unveiled on Mont Blanc, Aiguilles Rouges, Fiz, and Aravis
16 July 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
An itinerary of anthology, a permanent dazzling, a long day of contemplation facing the most beautiful summits of the Alps … this is what I propose through this hike for experienced walkers
2 July 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
I propose an excursion in Switzerland for an easy walk that allows observing the Trient Glacier.
The trail follows along the Bisse du Trient for about four kilometers. A “bisse” is an artificial
11 July 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Chamonix Valley has, since the middle of the eighteenth century, largely captivated our souls due to the magnificence and the grandeur of its mountains. Bordered by these colossal rocks getting close to the sky, its glaciers, immense tongues
17 February 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Bois du Paradis, located in the commune of Les Praz, remains a haven of tranquility in the winter tumult of Chamonix Valley, far from the hustle and bustle of the city center and the slopes
13 September 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Situated at the end of the Grand Balcon Nord, Tête des Prapators, a hill of moderate difficulty, allows the hiker to discover one of the most prestigious areas of the Chamonix Valley: the Mer de Glace.
Stuck between Aiguille des Grands Montets