medium-hard difficulty

No major technical difficulties but a long tour, so make sure your backpack is as light as possible.
Nine days of trekking through the French Alps, starting at the edge of lake Léman to reach the alpine mecca of Chamonix! Views of Mont Blanc and traditional cheeses to feast on, what could be better? Oh and crystal alpine lakes to bathe in or just enjoy.
Time of year Summer through Fall.

DAY I
Saint Gingolph (386m) - Ref. de Bise (1502m)

Walking Time:

approx. 6hrs

High points:

Col de Bise 1915m

Altitude changes:

+1529m, -413m

Accommodation: Ref. de Bise

DAY II
Ref. de Bise (1502m) - Gîte de Trébentaz (1850m)

Walking Time:

approx. 6hrs

High points: Pas de la Bosse 1816m

Altitude changes:

+1143m, -795m

Accommodation: Gîte de Trébentaz
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DAY III
Gîte de Trébentaz (1850m) - Ref. de Chézery (1972m)

Walking Time:

approx. 5hrs

High points: Pas de la pointe des Mottes 1980m, Col de Chézery 2025m

Altitude changes:

+604m, -482m

Accommodation: Ref. de Chézery
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DAY IV
Ref. de Chézery (1972m) - Ref. de la Golèse (1662m)

Walking Time:

approx. 5hrs

High points: Col des Portes de l'Hiver 2099m

Altitude changes:

+649m, -959m

Accommodation: Ref. de la Golèse

DAY V
Ref. de la Golèse (1662m) - Ref. de la Vogealle (1901m)

Walking Time:

approx. 7hrs

High points: Col des Chambres 2338m

Altitude changes:

+1341m, -1071m

Accommodation: Ref. de la Vogealle
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DAY VI
Ref. de la Vogealle (1901m) - Salvagny (850m)

Walking Time:

approx. 5hrs

Low point: Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval 760m

Altitude changes:

+90m, -1141m

Accommodation: Gîte auberge de Salvagny

DAY VII
Salvagny (850m) - Ref. de Moëde-Anterne (2000m)

Walking Time:

approx. 6hrs

High points: Col d'Anterne (2257m)

Altitude changes:

+1407m, -257m

Accommodation: Ref. de Moëde-Anterne
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DAY VIII
Ref. de Moëde-Anterne (2000m) - Bellachat (2151m)

Walking Time:

approx. 5hrs

Low points: Summit of the Brévent 2526m

Altitude changes:

+929m, -778m

Accommodation: Refuge Bellachat
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DAY IX
Bellachat (2151m) - Chamonix (1050m)

Walking Time:

approx. 2hrs

Low points: Chamonix 1050

Altitude changes:

-1101m

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Price: CHF 1'710.- per person for a groupe of 5

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