Best Backpacking in Chamonix

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 incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike the Bisse du Ro to Lac de Tseuzier

    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 Riv...

    11.9 miles 1387.8 ft gain

  • Hiking on Torrenthorn

    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 am...

    1862.2 miles 2132.5 ft gain

  • Hike to Lämmeren Cabin and Lake

    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...

    5 miles 492.1 ft gain