The premier balcony trail of the region with sensational views of the Mont Blanc range.

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Exposure

Exposure

The exposure grade describes the potential consequences of falling or slipping off the path.

Low Exposure: The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.

Medium Exposure: The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

High Exposure: Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.

Extreme Exposure: Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.

Description

Run along the premier balcony trail of the region, the Grand Balcon Sud.

The run follows sections of the famous Chamonix race routes; UTMB®, Chamonix Marathon and Trail des Aiguilles Rouges.

After a steep climb, you’ll be treated to sensational views of the Mont Blanc range.

The Planpraz cable car speeds you back down to the valley floor at the end of the day - or descend at Flégère for a shorter run.

This is a superb run on a clear day! Check out Run the Alps trip options here: https://runthealps.com