Buet (Mont) Climber's Log

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Jeroen Vels

Jeroen Vels - Aug 26, 2021 3:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2021

Trailrun from Le Buet to Mont Buet and back  Sucess!

Car to car in 4:45 hours

Clothears - Jun 21, 2021 10:00 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 1971

Up Mont Buet  Sucess!

From the car park on the Chamonix-Martigny road, 5h 30m to the top. Descent time 4h 30m. A beautiful day and my favourite memory of the Alps.


Hvidtfeldt - Jun 23, 2016 5:24 am Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2016

Very snowy

Sadly had to turn around 100 meters from the summit. Had waist-deep snow.


johan - Jul 29, 2015 9:32 am Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2015

Mont Buet via Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval Running   Sucess!

Mont Buet via Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval Running

3h 31 min up

Total: 5h 33 min

Wonderful day and views! Rather steep but with chains on the most difficult parts.

26.55 km


johan - Jul 29, 2015 9:29 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2015

Running from Vallorcine  Sucess!

Ran from village du Buet (Vallorcine)on 2h 37 min.

Total: 4h 17 min

Wonderful day and views!

20 km


damgaard - Jul 22, 2015 2:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2015

Val de Tre les Eaux   Sucess!

Long (25 km) roundtrip: Vallorcine - Val de tre les Eaux - Le Cheval Blanc - Pointe du Genevrier - Le Buet - Ref Berard - Vallorcine. 9,5 hour in total. Maps show trail bypassing Pointe du Genevrier, but it is easily climbed. Some cables on northwest ridge of Le Buet but VF gear not needed. Great weather and awesome views of the Mt. Blanc range.


Dalian - Jan 11, 2015 6:49 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2014

Trai Running  Sucess!

I ran to the top of this mountain twice. Both times in 2014. I don't know why I did that.


JuliusKramer - Aug 26, 2012 9:18 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2012

Acclimatization  Sucess!

Acclimatization before Mont Blanc. Absolutely beautiful! My first high altitude peak.


johan - Jul 8, 2012 8:29 am Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2007

Buet done!  Sucess!

2 years since my last visit. Went quite fast up and down 3h 15min up and 2h 45min down. Very nice day!


johan - Jul 8, 2012 8:26 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2012

Vallorcine ascent  Sucess!

More snow than expected, still ok with the baskets and poles. Nice but long day.
Went with my wife, 10h up and down (up 5h40min).


tomshaw - Apr 25, 2011 9:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010

Acclimatisation Walk/Peak.  Sucess!

Walked up from Le Buet Village a.m. after arrival in Chamonix previous evening. Good acclimatisation Peak offering an overnighter if required at Refuge de la Pierre Berard. Didn't do this, in retrospect would have been nice..and easier. Plenty of snow still about but crampons not needed though axe carried Leki poles sufficed. Lovely weather and a great Summit had it to ourselves though plenty doing hut walk.


Flensk - Dec 29, 2010 9:24 am

Longest assent ever:-)

My first mountain, spent 4 days there. brought way too much gear 20+kg.

bruno baschung

bruno baschung - Oct 10, 2010 3:01 am

nromal route from le buet  Sucess!

I did it lots of times, long but easy. Veryu classical, better to go there skiing, often april is the best time

Bruno baschung


barrys - Aug 4, 2010 2:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2010

normal route/half day hike 3.5hrs to summit  Sucess!

Great day forecast so I thought I'd do something with it. Forecast was wrong, summit was stuck in cloud most of the time I was there, will have to go back to get the views. It was also crawling with people. Very very busy route.


Mountain_girl - Aug 9, 2009 12:37 pm

Normal route  Sucess!

Long but amazing hike, really enjoyable, lots of wildlife, great views towards Mt. Blanc from the top.


Koen - Aug 5, 2008 4:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2005

From Vallon de Berard  Sucess!

Climbed for acclimatisation

dtmbass - Jun 27, 2006 10:30 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2006

Route Climbed: Normal Route  Sucess!

A long slog with neve all the way from about 2300m to the summit. 14 hours all in from Le Buet and back. The weather turned fairly unpleasant as we ascended the final slate slope towards the weather station and the summit ridge and stayed that way for much of the descent, right down to the Col de Salenton. Some great glissading fun to be had though.


ciarrai - Oct 30, 2005 4:58 pm

Route Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 12 June 2005  Sucess!

Climbed late-ish in the day and had the place almost to myself. Found it to be very good practice for Mt Blanc in terms climb length. Plenty of wildlife in the flat run-in to the climb proper.


johan - Jul 25, 2005 11:11 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2005

Route Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 23 July 2005  Sucess!

It took me up and down 6h25 (3h55 up and 2h25 down).
Quite tough with 1725 altitude meters.

Good weather and nice views!

Thomas Gurviez

Thomas Gurviez - Feb 7, 2005 5:07 am

Route Climbed: normal route Date Climbed: June 1995  Sucess!

Ski hiking late in the season due to this very snowy year (1995)

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