Dents-du-Midi depuis la Haute-Cime


The Dents-du-Midi circuit is not just a loop trail: there are peaks of varying heights to be scaled, discovery trails to be explored, a magnificent glacier and intersections with major hiking trails. So many ways to explore our beautiful mountains!

Aiguille de Mex (1866m)

At the foot of the Dents-du-Midi, this is a minor peak which presents no technical difficulties. It does however offer a superb 360-degree view, from which you can admire several peaks of over 4 000 metres in altitude!

From Mex, return trip 3hrs 20min.

Dents-du-Midi Hut and Glacier (2884 m)

Situated at the glacier's edge, this small Alpine Club hut offers an exceptional panorama over the Valaisan Alps to Mont-Blanc. From here, several peaks of the Dents-du-Midi can be reached (climbing routes).

From Salanfe, there 3 hrs, back 2 hrs

Climbing the Haute Cime (3257 m)

Situated between Salanfe and Susanfe, this ascent provides a magnificent view over the Swiss and French Alps. Recommended for good hikers in fine weather.

From Susanfe pass, return trip 3 ½ hrs.

The Tete de Chalin via Dardeu ridge (2595m.)

Situated at the base of the Cime de l'Est, the Tete de Chalin is the highest point of the Dardeu ridge. This is a route where you will find your head in the clouds, overlooking superb landscapes in a magnificent alpine environment.

From Chindonne, return trip 6 hrs

Dent de Valerette (2058m.)

A lovely, easily-accessible summit, the Dent de Valerette overlooks the Rhone valley and Val d'Illiez. Splendid views over the whole of the Chablais area, leading to Lake Leman.

From Chindonne 1hrs 40min