• High South Balcony : Flégère - Planpraz
  • High South Balcony : Flégère - Planpraz
  • High South Balcony : Flégère - Planpraz
Arrivée du téléphérique de la Flégère
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Grand Balcon Sud
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

2 h
5.50 km

Itinerary on the south side. Magnificent panorama on the Mont Blanc Massif with changing perspective

Go down below the train station: at the level of the refuge de la Flégère on the right, the
the path goes horizontally to a chimney (ramps, steps)
that you go down. Cross above the couloir des Lanchers: after a scree, you reach the top of the forest which opens onto the Alpage de la Charlanon (Charlanon/Flégère cable car: winter link). Leave on the left the path going to Chamonix. Reach the base of the Charlanon ridge by the mountain pasture, then a short undergrowth: you end up above the combe de la Parsa (chairlifts) which goes up to the Planpraz plateau from where you can reach the cable car stations below.

Suggestion: in the opposite direction, this balcony is a classic using either the
using either the cable car or the gondola.

Itinerary located on the famous GR Tour du Mont-Blanc and the GR5.

More information available at the Tourist Office or the High Mountain Office and in our trail guide.
Warning: Trail conditions are subject to change, so please check before you leave.

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Office de Tourisme de Chamonix

85 place du triangle de l'amitié
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc