7 miles
Distance
1,884 ft
Climb
-1,159 ft
Descent
4,334 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
    Chamonix
    Chamonix
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    spring, summer, autumn
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #25543 in Mountain Biking

First part of the classic Chamonix Valley loop. Starts at MBC, goes to the Helipad, short loop in Bois du Bouchet, climbs to Lavancher, climbs Petit Balcon Nord in rooty section, descends PBN to Argentière.

Access Info

Starts in front of MBC (Micro Brasserie de Chamonix) at the ski touring hut,

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More Stats for Chamonix to Argentiere bike trail
  • Altitude change
    725 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,406 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,406 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,131 ft
  • Grade
    1.987%
  • Grade max
    -53.501%
  • Grade min
    55.756%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,334 ft
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Status:
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to chamonix-to-argentiere trailhead (45.927560, 6.875180)
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Photos

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Oct 1, 2018 @ 3:35am
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Chamonix to Argentiere
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Oct 12, 2017 @ 6:20am
Oct 12, 2017
Chamonix to Argentiere

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CHAM(bike)LINES Le Bois du Bouchet
1:26 | 11 | Nov 4, 2018 , Chamonix
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