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Acclimatization and Mont Blanc ascent (5-days)

Mont Blanc

This Mont Blanc ascent program includes necessary acclimatization and is guided by IFMGA/UIAGM certified guide Juan who will show you a great mountaineering experience in the Alps!

Not specified

Alps

5 Days

Jun, Jul

Fit

Intermediate


Description

Mont Blanc is a mountaineering classic that many aspire to. At 4808m, this stunning mountain is the tallest in the Alps and a challenging and rewarding ascent. Consequently, it requires proper preparation. On this 5 day program we will show you to the Mont Blanc summit and have a 3 day prior acclimatization to ensure you get the most out of the experience!

We have several acclimatization options in the Mont Blanc area. These include day trips to Aiguille Crochue (2840m) and Petite Aiguille Verte (3512m), and an overnight stay at the Cosmiques hut which gives us access to other stunning options in the area. Then, after our three day acclimatization, we will head to the Mont Blanc summit. This excursion will take us two days of intensive trekking and we will spend the night at the Gouter hut.

Because this is a challenging climb it is important that you have previous mountaineering experience. Also, you will need to be physically fit. Additionally, it is vital that you take the issue of acclimatization seriously in order to ensure safety. I will of course be there to help and guide you on the way!

Would you like to try the famous Mont Blanc ascent? Then please book your place and join me on this 5-day program that includes acclimatization and revel in the stunning beauty of the Alps!

Curious about the Matterhorn? I also offer a 2-day guided ascent to this famous landmark in the Alps!

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2100 Each

Group of 2

EUR 1200 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).


Itinerary

Day 1 to 3: Acclimatization

We will have a variety of options for the acclimatization days that will give us the chance to properly prepare for Mont Blanc.

Day 4 to 5: Mont Blanc Summit

We will kick off our 5 hours ascent from Nid dÁigle (2372m). From there we will head to the Tete Rousse (3167m.) A challenging section of our journey will take through lÁiguille du Goulter until we reach the hut where we will spend the night.

The following morning, we will set off early on a 12 hour trekking day to the summit and back. The early sun will great us at the top of Mont Blanc before we begin our descent.

 

Details

Accommodation

On the Mont Blanc Ascent: Gouter hut. On acclimatization days accomodation will depend on options we decide on.

Meeting point

Mont Blanc

About the guide

IFMGA/UIAGM guide from Argentina.

I’m trekking guide since 2009, and became fully IFMGA certified in 2014.
I’ve climbed in many destinations in the Andes in Argentina, and also in Perú, Brasil, France, Spain, Italy and Austria.

I work together with two other colleagues and friends, Indio and Tomás, who are also IFMGA. So if I’m not available to guide you, one of them can do it.

The three of us live in El Chalten, where we practice our profession and develop our passion for climbing and skiing. And we want to share it by opening the doors to all those who want to live their Patagonian experience in a safe and unforgettable way.

We are also committed to mountain training. Therefore, we can give you the basic tools to move in the mountain safely and smoothly. That's why we offer courses for all levels depending on the terrain you want to train. We give lessons of rock climbing, ice climbing, glacier transit and mountain skiing.

Languages

English

Certificates

IFMGA

Residence

El Chaltén


What people are saying about Juan Raselli

Stephanie Bana

5.00

November, 2022

Juan was the best guide! Very knowledgeable, experienced and friendly! We had a great time climbing!

Ginny Carlson

5.00

February, 2022

Indio is awesome! Great teacher. Great fun to be around. Would climb with him again. Highly recommend him no matter what your climbing level is.

Erin Kyle

5.00

December, 2021

This trip was amazing! Highly recommend. Juan was a great guide. He showed us all the basics of ice climbing and glacier transit. I feel comfortable as a beginner ice climber to go out on my own safely. We practiced top rope ice climbing, placing ice screws and glacier travel. We learned crevasse rescue. We stayed in the Refugio Valle del Creston (Google it, the place is beautiful). On the last day we put all our skills to practice to attempt to summit a glaciated mountain. Totally recommend the trip!!

John Lucasuk

5.00

January, 2020

Juan is a knowledgable, personable and strong guide. Cerro Solo is a great short peak for those wishing to hone their skills. Campsite is beautiful




 

 

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