Hiking The Petit Balcon Nord

The 10th most popular hiking trail in France.

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On the western side of the Chamonix valley, the Petit Balcon Nord hiking route is a 12km doubletrack and narrow trail traversing the lower slopes from Les Planards area of Chamonix northeast through Les Bois and Argentine on into Montroc.

Overall, Petit Balcon Nord is the 10th most popular hiking trail of all 14 hikes in France. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Petit Balcon Nord including Chamonix, Petit Balcon Sud, Hikers Haute Route, Tour Du Mt Blanc, La Flegere and Les MottetsLognan.

Chamonix (France)

Chamonix (France)


Local Contact(s):  Local Tourism (0033) 45053-0024; Central Reservations (01133) 45053-0763; French Tourism, US (212) 838-7800.

Best Season:  Jul. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

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:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  18951


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