Montagne de la Cote
ElevationAscent: 3,951' 1,204 m
Descent: -3,951' -1,204 m
High: 8,436' 2,571 m
Low: 4,688' 1,429 m
GradeAvg Grade: 21% (12°)
Max Grade: 74% (37°)
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“A big workout that gets you up close and personal with the glaciers.”— Nick Wilder
Climb all the way up the ridge separating the Bossons and Taconnaz glaciers and leave plenty of time to relax at the top of this exceptional panorama.
At the top of the chair, you'll arrive at the Chalet du Galcier des Bossons where it's worth checking out the photos of the glacial retreat and of artifacts from plane crashes high on the glacier.
A ton of switchbacks will get you to the Chalet des Pyramides where you can get a surprisingly cheap and good bite and drink. From here on, the trail is less traveled but still easy to follow. Get all the way to the edge of the glacier and enjoy the icy wonderland and the views in all directions.
Also interesting are some airplane parts that emerged from the glacier 25-35 years after a crash on the Mont Blanc summit.
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