Plan de l'Aiguille is a 11.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
11.6 km
ELEVATION GAIN
1,248 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

forest

views

rocky

snow

no shade

As all of of Chamonix's famous hikes, this trail offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains including Mont Blanc. At the top, there is a refuge. Sleeping accommodations are available as well as food. This trail can easily be done in one direction by either taking the lift up the mountain or down the mountain after ascending. This trail begins at the Parking du Grépon lot. There are several other trails to choose from departing from this parking area, as well as lift that goes up to the destination of this hike.