Alpine Footprints offers a choice of options for walking around Chamonix depending on your aspirations and the time available to you:

Tour Du Mont Blanc

The Complete Tour Du Mont Blanc (TMB) is the ultimate long distance Alpine walking route. Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland it circumnavigates Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe.

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Haut Route

A spectacular high-level traverse in the French and Swiss Alps, walking from Chamonix in France to Zermatt in Switzerland. A world of glaciers and towering, snow-capped peaks, green alpine valleys with flower-covered meadows.

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The GR5 is a classic traverse of the French Alps from Lake Geneva to Nice on the shores of the Mediterranean. Trough beautiful alpine terrain the route can be covered by most fit long-distance walkers without undue difficulty.

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Fast & Light

Not for the faint-hearted! If you are ‘hill-fit’ and ready for a challenge, why not attempt the TMB in six days? A lightweight experience and great training for the UTMB race or other mountaineering adventures.

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Family Fun

Get the kids involved ….. and keep them interested! If you have a young family you may not quite be ready or your children old enough to embark on a full trekking adventure. Our Family Fun program allows you to pick a one, two or three day walk in the guise of a ‘Treasure Hunt’ style challenge to keep you and the kids interested, and involved in where you’re going and what you’re seeing.

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Other Alpine Trekking Options

Done these? We can create the trekking experience that you desire. Just ask us about any of the following amazing famous alpine treks or tell us what you’d like to do and we can provide you with a tailor-made trek to remember: