Begin your self-guided journey in the morning from the village of Montroc, just 20 minutes away from Chamonix. Start hiking to Aiguillette des Posettes, a ridge offering fantastic views. You’ll see the Mont Blanc range, its main summits, the Chamonix valley, and the alpine pastures of Posettes and Balme. You will soon cross the French-Swiss border and pass through the alpine pastures of Catogne. The village of Trient is your destination for the night.
Distance: 11.5 km / 7 miles
Elevation: +1,000 m / +3,280 ft | -1,200 m / -3,940 ft