Best Hiking in the Alps

some of the best hiking in the alps is near la tour

The Chamonix area offers some of the Best Hiking in the Alps. There is such a variety of walking.

One of the favourite walks with guests on a Pinnacle Walking Holiday is the Aiguillette des Posettes. This area is always busy with walkers on the Tour of Mont Blanc a route that provides some of the Best Hiking in the Alps.

We start from the small village of La Tour at the end of the Chamonix Valley and take the gondola to the mid station. From here a good path zig zags uphill before reaching the Col de Balme on the French Swiss border.

After a short stop to admire the breathtaking view of Mont Blanc, Aiguilles Verte and Drus we head for the gentle summits of Arolette and Tete de Balme before dropping down to the Col de Posettes.

The Aiguillette des Posettes is the final climb of the day on a delightful path with stunning views. The summit is soon reached, a great place for lunch.

We carefully head down the ridge before making our way back to the mid station or if we are feeling energetic we walk down to La Tour and feel very satisfied that we have conquered some of the best hiking in the Alps.



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