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7-day hiking traverse from Mont Blanc to Monte Rosa

Mont Blanc

Join an IFMGA certified guide on this incredibly panoramic 7-day hiking traverse from Mont Blanc to Monte Rosa and enjoy the best views in Europe.

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Alps

7 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Beginner


Description

The path that leads from Mont Blanc to Monte Rosa has one of the most beautiful sceneries in Europe. Join one of our certified guides on this 7-day hiking traverse and get ready to discover it!

We like to call this trip the Giants Trail, because it goes by some amazing peaks that makes you feel like a tiny part of the world.

This stunning route starts with a meeting in Courmayeur (1224 mt) where we’ll give you a short safety related briefing and then drive go to the trailhead in Val Ferret.

From then on it will be an amazing and extremely panoramic hike through the Aosta Valley. We’ll hike through the most incredible cols and passes, so that we’ll give us views of almost the whole valley. The star of the trip will be the Matterhorn, which we’ll pass by very close to admire its incredible shape and size.

We’ve planned this trip to spend the nights both in huts and hotels, so it’ll combine comfort and nature in the best possible way.

So send us a request and let’s make this 7-day hiking traverse from Mont Blanc to Monte Rosa your next great adventure!

And if you want to try other several days adventures in the same area, please also check our Alta Via n.2 hiking week, Aosta Valley and our Alta via n.1 hiking traverse, Aosta Valley.

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Itinerary

Day 1: Meeting and first hike

Meeting in Courmayeur. Transfer to Val Ferret and ascent to the Bonatti Hut.

Day 2: Col Malatra

Ascent to Col Malatra (2928 mt) and descent along the Gran San Bernardo Valley down to Bosses.

Day 3: Col Champillon

Traverse halfway along the Gran San Bernardo Valley until the Vallone di Menouve. Ascent to Col Champillon (2708 mt) and descent to Ollomont.

Day 4: Chaleby Passes and Salvé Pass

Transfer to Oyace and hike through the wild Vessona valley up to Oyace Pass (2783 mt). Traverse to the Chaleby Passes (2683 mt) and Salvé Pass (2568 mt); descent to the Cuney oratory and mountain hut.

Day 5: Fenetre de Tzan

Traverse to the Fenetre de Tzan (2734 mt) and to the Finestra d’’Ersa (2290 mt). From here to the Barmasse Hut (2169 mt) and then start the descent to Valtournenche (1528 mt).

Day 6: Pass of Cime Bianche

Transfer to Cervinia and ride up to Cime Bianche Laghi (2808 mt) by cablecar. Traverse to the upper Pass of Cime Bianche (2982 mt) and descent to Saint Jacques (1689 mt), Ayas Valley.

Day 7: Colle del Pinter and back to Courmayeaur

Traverse halfway to the village of Crest (1935 mt), and from here we will start the ascent to Colle del Pinter (2777 mt); then descent to Gressoney Saint Jean (1385 mt). Back to Courmayeur by bus.

 

About the guide

IFMGA certified mountain guide based in the Aosta Valley. Summer and winter mountain activities in the Valley and nearby locations.

Languages

Italian | French | English

Residence

Aosta, Italy


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