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Address: Chamonix, France
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Mountainous massif of the northern Alps, opposite the Mont Blanc...

Mountainous massif of the northern Alps, opposite the Mont Blanc massif.

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This is a beautiful area for hiking with amazig views in all directions and small alpine lakes inviting you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
SF, California
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SF, California
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1,144 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is a beautiful area for hiking with amazig views in all directions and small alpine lakes inviting you.

Thank seafare74
Perth, Australia
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387 reviews
193 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Aiguilles Rouges pass all the way from Passy to the swiss border. It is a very good spot to hike with all the paths marked very well. The higher you go the better the views are obviously. I managed to camp on the summit of Le Buet one night and i would definitely recommend it. There is no need to... More 

Thank scottplume
Hanoi, Ha Noi, Vietnam
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100 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We just enjoyed seeing from the cable car but it was unique colour it was white very where and you had the feeling like being on Heaven. Oh God wow just owesome!!!

Thank Tran N
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

No! Because the view of the valley as you disappear into the clouds on the cable car is still amazing. Then you're just travelling in whiteness and have no idea what's going on... so that's it's own experience - especially when a rock suddenly emerges out of nowhere 2 feet from the window.... Even in thick mist Aiguilles Rouges was... More 

Thank Regina S
Reading UK
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Cant recommend this walk highly enough. From the Index chair lift (above Flegere from Les Praz) short descent on ski-run, before climbing up valley to Cwm at Lac Cornu/Lac Noirs). Via Ferrata-style cables/rungs to help with slightly tricky sections (not too scary - fine for family used to Snowdonia/Lakes walks). Views, atmosphere outstanding. Allow 2-3 hours including detour to lakes... More 

2 Thank David A
Geneva, Switzerland
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71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Aiguilles Rouges natural reserve is great for hikes and also for rock climbing. There are several lakes that one can hike up to. Lac Blanc is the best known because there is a nice restaurant up there. The other lakes are more "wild nature". The view is great, with the Mont Blanc Massif right in front of you.

1 Thank Geir-Ole
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stunning rock climbs with access to the starting points made easier by the cable car and chair lift up to the Index! Views across the valley to the Mere de Glace and the Mont Blanc massif are fantastic. Did the Voie Gaspard route - E1, brilliant. Great walks for those not equipped for the crags.

Thank mbjs
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115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Beautiful, wilderness of mountains. You can choose a hiking route from "medium" difficulty to "difficult with climbing elements" or just walk any route so far you feel you good and safe. There are wild marmottes, chamois, and even royal eagle can be seen above your head. Lots of wild flowering rhododendrons... Very beautiful views on Mount Blanc massif.

Thank JanisLatvia
San Clemente, California
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107 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Good hiking options with view of Chamonix, Mont Blanc, Aguille du Midi, Aiguilles Verte. Options for refreshments at various locations.

Thank CoffeeBuzzz
Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A large area of the mountains facing the Mont Blanc. Lots of hiking trails, animals, flowers etc. Quiet exept close to Chamonix of course

Thank Francis_v_Staa

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