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  • Chamonix, France

    Looking for the best backpacking in Chamonix? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Chamonix. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Backpacking Spots in and near Chamonix

    • Icogne, Switzerland

      Hike the Bisse du Ro to Lac de Tseuzier

      11.9 mi / 1387.8 ft gain
      The trail along the Bisse du Ro has its origins in the 15th-century Swiss villagers who painstakingly carved water canals out of the mountainsides in order to irrigate the farmlands of the Valais. It hugs the cliffs all the way to the Ertentse River, with stunning mountain panoramas across the va...
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    • Leukerbad, Switzerland

      Hiking on Torrenthorn

      1862.2 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
      Start in the early morning by taking the cable way (either from Leukerbad or Flaschen valley station) to Rinderhütte. The trail from Rinderhütte to Torrenthorn is nicely done and well marked so you won't need to climb. However, depending on the amount of gear you have in your backpack it can be q...
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    • Leukerbad, Switzerland

      Hike to Lämmeren Cabin and Lake

      5 mi / 492.1 ft gain
      Take the cable way from Leukerbad to Gemmi Pass. Facing away from the mountain station (north), head left (west) and follow the track to "Lämmerenhütte" (Lämmeren Cabin). The track leads through a small tunnel that was once built by the Swiss Army.The tunnel leads to the glacier forefield of the ...
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