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1-day rock climbing program along the Arve Valley

Arve Valley
Arve Valley
Arve Valley
Arve Valley

Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team on this 1-day rock climbing program along the Arve Valley and discover an amazing spot to practice an exciting activity.

Alps

1 Day

Mar - Oct

Intermediate

Beginner


Description

This 1-day rock climbing program along the Arve Valley will take you to some impressive rocky landscapes to practice this amazing sport.

This trips is designed to explore an extraordinary spot for rock climbing in France. The Arve Valley was formed along the Arve river, which starts in the French side of the Mont Blanc Massif and receives effluents from the many glaciers of the Chamonix valley.

So, just beyond the Mont Blanc, in the Massif des Aravis and around Annecy we’ll have many options of Multi-pitch routes and crags to choose from. This grey limestone wall stretches for kilometers with many equipped routes.

Some of the most famous routes are these ones:

  • Ablon’s cliff

  • Balme

  • Croix de Fer

  • Les Vuardes

  • Tour of Areu

  • The Mamule

  • Paroi de Gramusset

But there are many more and I would love to chat with you before the start of the trip to help you choose the one you’ll like the most.

So come rock climbing with me and allow me to share my passion and my knowledge with you. I’m confident you’ll greatly enjoy this 1-day rock climbing program along the Arve Valley and leave with an unforgettable memory.

And if you were thinking in climbing somewhere else in Italy and for a longer time, please also check my 7-day rock climbing program in Sardinia.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.


About the guide

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-PeaksHunter

4.60

(289)

Mountain Guide

Giving and receiving smiles, seeing the satisfaction on the faces of our customers, seeking opportunities for growth, stimulating authenticity in personal and group relationships, in sharing mountaineering disciplines, fears, efforts, and moments of difficulty, which are part of the integrated with experiences, essential ingredients of every summit climb: these are our focus, our beliefs, and our most important results, as outdoor Professionals and as people who love the mountains and their work as Alpine Guides!

Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides is a team of IFMGA-certified Mountain Professionals and outdoor activities experts, based in the town of Aosta, not far from Courmayeur-Chamonix, on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc massif.

We live and work in the beautiful Aosta Valley region, very close to French and Swiss borders near to Geneva, Milan, and Turin international airports.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Dufourspitze, Pyramide Vincent and Regina Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Lyskamm, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits you can climb with us: most of our team of Guides were born and grew up close to these mountains and they have explored the ascent routes several times during different seasons, with skis or crampons!

- We love our work: we plan all our trips with great commitment and deep respect for the Alpine environment, for its inhabitants, and its territories. Including local traditions in different valleys and Alpine areas.

- We love Mountain, Nature, and Outdoor activities, that we like to share with people from all around the world. We are enthusiastic to meet like-minded adventurers and share new experiences and memorable emotions with the support of our Mountain Guides.

- Safety and Risk Management are essential for us, as elements of fundamental importance during every single trip we plan and carry out with our customers: for this reason, we offer introductory courses to the different alpine disciplines (Mountaineering, Rock climbing, Ice climbing, Ski mountaineering, Freeride, Rescue Crevasse, and Avalanche) to convey awareness and responsibility to our customers.

- We offer solid Experience, with several years organizing outdoor disciplines around mountain and wild areas, in many different countries of Italy and Europe, for individuals or groups, including 7-day customer support for booking, logistics, and personal assistance for planning and reservations.

- As certified Mountain Guides, we offer training courses, to improve technical skills and to learn basic knowledge about mountaineering in the Alps, which is essential to explore and climb the Mountains safely in any situation or conditions.

- We are happy to provide customized programs for every customer's demand: our Experience is synonymous with Professionalism and Customer Care to guarantee unforgettable emotions and beautiful smiles!

Fulfill your dreams, discover breathtaking views or simply enjoy an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will carry out your trip as you desire to live it!

Let’s plan your next mountain project together!

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What people are saying about -PeaksHunter

BENOIT

3.00

Bonjour, Très bonne appréciation de notre Guide Maurice . Sinon,........ une réserve majeure concernant le programme et parcours effectué . J'avais choisi la traversée guidée du glacier du géant référence S8QNT3, parcours qui précisait dans sa description , je cite : " Nous commencerons à marcher à travers le glacier , à une altitude de 3452 mètres, à partir de l'hotel Punto Helbronner . Nous atteindrons ensuite 3848 metres d'altitude ou la Aiguille du midi est située". Or ce n'est pas du tout le parcours qui a été effectué !! A savoir, à partir de punto Heilbronner petite incursion d'une demie heure dans la direction de l'aiguille du midi ( il en aurait fallu plutot 4H pour atteindre l'aguille du midi ) puis demi tour en sens contraire côté dent du geant. l4Aiguille du midi n'a as été atteinte mais vue de loin. Strictement aucune explication donnée à ce changement de programme majeur et .... la météo ne peut pas être ce jour là un alibi ! Peut-être pour des raisons d'optimisation commerciale et financière ... avez vous fusionné deux programmes en un ,? Bref, toujours est-il que je ne recommanderai pas votre organisme à mes clubs adhérents Benoit Maisonneuve.

Kate

5.00

All experiences were outstanding! As an Australian my partner and I were skeptical of using Explore Share but were extremely happy with the service and the tours!! We will use Explore Share again!

Alfie

5.00

SOUND LA!!

Cameron

5.00

Gabriele was a fantastic guide, knew the area well and found so much powder. Thanks so much

Martin

5.00

Hello Basically I am satisfied with the whole organization, because in the end everything worked as expected, whereby the guide had a big part in the success! Unfortunately, the information regarding equipment was unclear in advance and sometimes varied, which didn't make it any easier for a beginner like me. In general, the flow of information was rather slow, but towards the end it was sufficient and quick. In general, I would recommend that you revise the list of necessary equipment! Above all, it should be clear what the guest has to bring (with a distinction between "must" and "recommended"), what is provided by the organizer and what could be rented if necessary. Of course, this is not easy to accomplish, as the necessary equipment also depends on the conditions. Best wishes and continued success with the organization of ski trips! Martin


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