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Chris-Roi Trail

Chris-Roi Trail

This statue was erected in 1934 under the aegis of the abbot Claude-Marie
Delassiat, for Peace in the World. Chapel. Bust of Pope Pius XI, a highly skilled
alpinist who came regularly to Mont Blanc.
From the Gures bridge (EDF dam) take the Route de Coupeau and cross a bridge over the railway line. Turn immediately right on the Chemin des Eaux-Rousses which leads to a junction. Climb left through the trees keeping to the middle footpath and after a few turns, you will come to the statue.

GR5 - TMB - TPMB footpaths. Grand Balcon Sud.
More information at the Tourist Office, High Mountain Office and in our hiking guide.
Careful : Tracks conditions may change, let us remind you to be well-informed before going.

3.8 km
1 h 10 mn
max. 1208 m
min. 971 m
296 m
296 m

Altimetric profile

Starting point

Gare SNCF des Houches
74310 Les Houches
Lat : 45.893775Lng : 6.797533
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Christ-Roi statue

This colossal statue of 25 meters high, is implanted on a rocky spur...Read more

Lat : 45.902638Lng : 6.801803
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Bus - La Griaz - Le Tourchet

Ligne 1 Ligne 3 Ligne V1 (été) Ligne 15 (hiver)

Lat : 45.8928Lng : 6.8002
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Gare SNCF - Les Houches

Lat : 45.8936Lng : 6.796932
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5 informations complémentaires


Phone :
04 50 55 50 62
04 50 53 00 24

Email :

Website :

Open period

From 01/05 to 30/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


Worth a detour : 250 m above the Christ-Roi, on the road of Coupeau, the Foret du Mont-Blanc (1203 m) offers an adventure park : swing from tree to tree in complete safety.

Updated by

Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - 20/04/2020

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