Hiking The Planpraz

The 14th most popular hiking trail in France.

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On the west side of the Chamonix valley, the Planpraz route is a 4km switchbacked trail from the Brevent lift upper parking lot in Chamonix (1000m) to the Planpraz summit (2000m).

Take the telecabine from Chamonix to Planpraz ( 2000m ) The 4x4 track is located over a small rise behind the station. It descends rapidly to the left. The track is steep and very tough on body and bike. The hiking trail becomes easier as it descends.

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

Chamonix (France)

Chamonix (France)

Planpraz Hiking Map



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:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  18953

Planpraz Hiking Map


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