Browsing the "Mont Blanc Massif" Tag

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.



Trient Glacier

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


Glacier d’Argentière

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


Bois du Paradis (Chamonix)

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


Tête des Prapators

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


Mont Joly

15 August 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Well visible from the Sallanches Valley, Mont Joly is a true observatory on the Mont Blanc Massif as well as the surrounding massifs, such as the Aravis Range or the Vanoise Massif. Like the peaks of the Italian Val Ferret


Mont de la Belle Combe (Bella Comba)

28 July 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Very popular with walkers around Mont Blanc, the Val Ferret impresses by the incredible view on the Italian slope of the Mont Blanc Massif. Not very frequented, Bella Comba is a monumental belvedere on the spectacle offered by the Val Ferret


Tré-la-Tête Glacier

30 August 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the heart of Les Contamines Nature Reserve, Tré-La-Tête Glacier offers all hikers a feeling of elevation towards the highest peaks. Surrounded by several summits seeming impossible to climb, Tré-La-Tête Glacie


Lacs Jovet

20 August 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lacs Jovet are the objective of a very nice hike for the well-trained walker given the length of the course. Taking the Tour du Mont Blanc circuit, the route offers a magnificent landscape along the path that attracts the eye


Bois du Bouchet

4 January 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Bois du Bouchet is a magnificent stroll within the reach of all, in a sumptuous setting, a few minutes from the center of Chamonix. It gives the right to see the highest peaks of the valley by strolling on a marked circuit without any difficulty


Nid d’Aigle and Bionnassay Glacier

14 September 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Nid d’Aigle is the terminus of the famous Mont Blanc train, the arrival point of a very large number of tourists of all nationalities and departure of the route to Mont Blanc. The route passes through the pastures of the Are and follows


Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard and Lacs de Fenêtre

30 September 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The journey begins in Switzerland, in the canton of Valais, at the Col and Hospice du Grand-Saint-Bernard for a very nice outing. The altitude of the starting point (2469 m) and the highest point of the hike (2775 m) offer magnificent panoramas on the



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