Hiking The La Flegere

The 9th most popular hiking trail in France.

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On the west side of the Chamonix valley, the La Flegere hiking route is a 5.5km switchbacked doubletrack from Les Praz lift (1000m) to La Flegere summit (2385m) via Gare du Telepherique.

From Les Praz take the La Flegere cable car to the top. ( 1877m ). From here the views of the Mer de Glace and the Grande Jorasses are incredible. From the station take the 4x4 track on the immediate left outside the station. This is another steep track through the trees to the valley floor.

Overall, La Flegere is the 9th most popular hiking trail of all 14 hikes in France. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby La Flegere including Chamonix, Petit Balcon Nord, Petit Balcon Sud, Hikers Haute Route, Tour Du Mt Blanc and Les MottetsLognan.

Chamonix (France)

Chamonix (France)

La Flegere Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Local Tourism (0033) 45053-0024; Central Reservations (0033) 45053-2323; French Tourism, US (212) 838-7800.

Best Season:  Jul. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Yeti Lodge Chalets; Le Vert Hotel; Hotel Des Lacs; Hotel Morgane 45053-5715; Vallee Blanche (011) 33-450530450; Hotel du Louvre

Luxury Loding:  Auberge Du Bois-Prin 45053-3351; La Hameau Albert 45053-0509; The Clubhouse (011) 33-450-909-656; Grand Hotel des Alpes

Breakfast Restaurant:  L'M, Chamonix

Reference Source:  click here https://www.chamonix.net/

GPS:  45.924809, 6.87205

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  18948

La Flegere Hiking Map


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