Climbing Mont Blanc is a turning point for sport enthusiasts since its highest peak rises up to 4848 m !
There are many routes to ascent this frosty colossus embedded in the French Alps. My plan is to take you on a 7-day tour to the summit of Mont Blanc through the normal route (Goüter route) from Chamonix Valley.
We will spend the first days of the week acclimatizing and getting used to the weather so that we are prepared once we face our tour. We will visit the Italian Alps and climb Gran Paradiso (4061 m).
For further details about this 7-day summer program, you can check out the complete itinerary below.
It’s important for you to be in good physical shape as well as having a good technical level.
I guarantee you will have a charming experience at Mont Blanc, the center of mountaineering in Europe! Send your request and book the program.
Or if you prefer a shorter trip, take a peek at the 6-day freeride ski tour on the same spot.
We will meet in the afternoon in Chamonix (I will tell you the time and place later). Spend the night in Chamonix.
We will load the car and go to Italy, passing through the Mont Blanc tunnel. In the Valle d’Aosta in Arvier, we will take the road that takes us to the 1945 m car park from where the road to the Victory Emanuelle hut starts.
Early in the morning, we will go to the top of Gran Paradiso, the highest peak of the Italian Alps. Then, we will continue northwards until reaching the lower glacier of the Gran Paradiso. Descent to the mountain hut and to the car. Return to Chamonix.
We will spend a laid-back morning to end the preparations of the ascent and go to Les Houches. There we will take the cable car and the rack train that will take us up to Nid d’eagle. Here we’ll begin our ascent towards Tete Rouse hut, where we’ll sleep for a few hours.
We will leave for Mont Blanc at dawn by the Goutter route. We can stop at the mountain hut at 3800 meters to drink something hot and prepare for the last 1000 meters that separate us from the summit. In 4-5 hours we will have saved this difference and we will be able to enjoy the wide Mont Blanc summit. In less than three hours, we will be able to celebrate the summit at Goutter hut (3835 m).
We will descend to cross the couloir of Goütter, the famous bowling alley while it is still asleep, and more relaxed we will go down to the train station of Nid d’Aigle.
Saved for possible setbacks.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
Keep in mind the expenses of half board accommodation in mountain huts, lifts and taxi for both you and the guide. About € 500.
The trip has a cost of about € 400 per vehicle (from Pyrenees).
The expenses do not include: drinks, meals, dinners in the village or attack food.
Skill level required
Fitness level required
The program may be altered due to weather or mountain conditions.