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.
max. 1208 m
min. 971 m
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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.
Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - 20/04/2020