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Worth the effort

The hike up to Lac Blanc took one and a half hours and was well worth the effort. The path was... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
annb15
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Middlesbrough
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Beautiful hike with amazing views the whole time

This hike started from the top of the Index lift, and we loved the whole hike. There is a small... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Laura P
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“la flegere” (12 reviews)
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Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The hike up to Lac Blanc took one and a half hours and was well worth the effort. The path was steep in places (normal for the terrain in this area) but was clearly marked and would present no difficulty for regular walkers. We took...More

Thank annb15
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This hike started from the top of the Index lift, and we loved the whole hike. There is a small restaurant/cafe at the lake which is a nice option for lunch.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Start early to avoid crowds. Sit on the rock above the refuge and watch the clouds change. We hiked up on a fogged in morning, sat on the rock and waited 3 minutes while all the clouds lifted and we were treated to a full...More

Thank sab97206
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We got lucky with a sunny day today. Perfect weather. Unsurpassed views of surrounding mountains, People on the trail are courteous and friendly. There is a chalet on the top there which we did not expect. The water from the lake is potable. A beautiful...More

Thank Merilyn M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Scenery just out of this world. We took the cable car to Flegere from where we took a chair lift to index and then hiked for about one and a half hour to Lac Blanc. It was a hot day but there was snow and...More

Thank tgel1
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Hiked up to Lac Blanc as a detour while on the TMB leg from Argentieres/Tre Le Champs. It's worth the extra leg power as the views are out of this world. It is incredibly busy however - it was impossible to get a picture without...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Can do this hike from Flegere lift, but it's more fun to hike up from Argentiere (trail starts pretty much next to the main bus stop) as not so busy. 3 1/2 hours, with a little easy scrambing and a ladder climb towards the end,...More

1  Thank Funkstille75
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great hike from Frégèle near Chamonix. Amazing views of Mont Blanc all the way up and down. About 500 m elevation gain. The lake itself is very cold even in August but amazingly clear and beautiful

Thank Iryna Z
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Was told its a 1.5 hr walk but took us oldies a couple of hours. Uphill all the way fromTram lift, with a few difficult spots. The lake is beautiful. Do take lunch at the restaurant and the foods good. The views are amazing. We...More

1  Thank Marcobatuta
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful walk overlooking the Mont Blanc. Walk is a bit challenging but worth the effort (a quite long climb on the way to the lake). Need to find out the track is open as it is closed for most of the year due to the...More

1  Thank Yael M
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James C
31 July 2017|
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Response from Tonya B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs on the hike and would not attempt it. Some edges are too steep. It would definite be a challenge in my opinion! 🐶🙃
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reuvenkm
20 July 2017|
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Response from LDScottraveller | Reviewed this property |
It took us 4.5 hours altogether from when we got on the cable car at flegere to when we returned to Chamonix car park. 3.5 hours were walking between flegere and and Lac Blanc and back.
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