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 10th most popular hiking trail of all 14 hikes in France.