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Lac Blanc

Chamonix, France
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A bit of a hike to Lac Blanc, but the panoramic views of glaciers and Mont Blanc mountain range on... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Rashi G
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Fantastic!

We walked from the l´Index cable car station down and it was an amazing and not too much demanding... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Miluše K
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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A bit of a hike to Lac Blanc, but the panoramic views of glaciers and Mont Blanc mountain range on the way are amazing.

Thank Rashi G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We walked from the l´Index cable car station down and it was an amazing and not too much demanding walk. We went to the La Flegere cable car station on our way back. Also not too much exhousting. The lake is beautiful, deep green-blue color.

2  Thank Miluše K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I started the hike from the top of L'Index chairlift and ended at La Flegere. The views were amazing! Definitely recommend this hike. Go early if you can to avoid crowds. I enjoyed this hike better than the Grand Balcon Nord hike.

1  Thank j3nt99
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The lake is really small and not the star here. Have a beer and freshly baked tart and enjoy the view!

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Two adults and 10 year old child. Bought a return trip on flegere cable car (approx €47). Got to Flegere. Followed tourist path and didn't really need our map. Views took my breath away. Hike took my breath away. It was really hot and busy...More

Thank LDScottraveller
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked up here as part of our Alps OffTrack tour organised by Thibaud and his team ( they're on Facebook). The cable car ride from Chamonix was great by itself but then everything just kept getting better. Our hiking up to Lac Blanc took...More

Thank Nelly B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Easily the hardest hike we have ever completed on a very hot and humid day, Signposting leaves something to be desired - just follow the cairns! And it just keeps going up and up! But when you arrive, its all been worth it - truly...More

1  Thank Carter405
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen, a glacial lake surrounded by impressive rocky and snowy peaks. I keep going back there to admire it in different seasons to see as many of its colours as possible.

Thank AgneseMar
Reviewed 27 June 2017

we took the cable car to brevent and then a second ski lift that was open in the summer, and hiked an easy just over hour hike to Chalet Lac Blanc.the views of the lake and mont blanc were specatacular!

2  Thank adambright2000
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The lake is nice, but very cold all-year round to swim in and there are no facilities such as kanoe or biycles rent, so you should be aware that you need to bring all of your stuff including your food towards the park, that can...More

1  Thank Sohail B
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James C
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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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