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Great Hike

We did this hike starting at the Le Flegere lift station walking to the Planpraz lift station. If... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
topsailbeach
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Absolutely Stunning

2 years ago my brother and I ran the TMB, which was spectacular. This year we decided to stay in... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Mark M
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We did this hike starting at the Le Flegere lift station walking to the Planpraz lift station. If you are coming from Chamonix then you can take a bus to Flegere or walk along the river for about 30 min. If you are staying in...More

Thank topsailbeach
Reviewed 10 July 2017

2 years ago my brother and I ran the TMB, which was spectacular. This year we decided to stay in Chamonix and explore the area on day runs. We made our way up to Col Cornu and were blown away by the incredible views in...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The lake is ok, it is the hike to get to it that is the star of the show. Really enjoyed our scrambling and high level hiking along the trails to get to this lake and Lac Noir.

Thank tudin
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The way going up there is hard but it's really worth it. A lot of climbing but with walker sticks, you won't have any problem.

Thank ann_lanhuong
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great views after a moderate hike from Le Brevente....would be easier when Le Flegere lift is operational. If you are lucky,you will encounter,sheep,chamois and marmots.

Thank kawanakids
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

It looks close, but the climb down (and back up) to Lac Cornu is not easy! If you are fit, its definitely worth it! The lake is beautiful, and because most people stick to the views from up hill, its nice and quite down at...More

Thank Nuenen_paul
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Do take the time if you are staying in Chamonix to do the walk from the town to Lac Cornu. We went on a beautiful sunny day in October and despite being freezing my son took a swim. It was well worth the 2 hour...More

4  Thank BHorner99
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We hiked from the Plan de Praz station (first leg of the lifts leading to Brévent). It is quite entertaining to see the paragliders take off from just above the lift station. The hike up to the lake is easy on a good path, but...More

3  Thank Geir-Ole
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Whether you go via Flegere and Combe de la Gliere or via Planpratz and the Col du Lac Cornu, I chose the former, the journey is exciting among grand rock scenery. To sit and have lunch overlooking Lac Cornu on a sunny day is sheer...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Very nice place, you will need to walk a little bit to enjoy the fantastic view ... do not forget your pic nic :-)

Thank Pierre G
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