Chamonix Valley 5-day rock climbing adventure

The Chamonix Valley has endless rock climbing options. Fede, IFMGA mountain guide from Spain, invites you to a great 5-day experience in the best granite walls.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

5 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Hard

Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Join me for this 5- day rock climbing experience in the Chamonix Valley. It will be 5 days of pure adventure, conquering the best granitic walls of the Alps.

    Chamonix is one of the most representative alpine climbing centers in the world, with an infinite variety of great quality routes. The upper part of the valley has unbeatable granite pitches surrounded by truly impressive scenery. We can easily access it from the valley’s cable car system.

    The valley and its surroundings also have numerous climbing areas at lower altitude, perfect to combine with alpine climbs. Although in Chamonix there are options for all tastes and levels, all participants need to have a minimum technical background, as I suggest here below:

    • Minimum level of rock climbing V. That means that the person must be able to perform autonomously in a multi-pitch route at high altitude. Also, it may involve multi-hour approaches in challenging alpine terrain;
    • Know how to secure a first rope;
    • Know how to rappell;
    • Good handling of crampons and ice ax;
    • Excellent physical condition.

    These are some of the mountains we will climb: les Envers des Aiguilles, Aiguille de Argentière, Aiguille du Midi, Lachenal, Perrons, Aiguille de l’M, Pyramide du Tacul, les Vuardes and Vallorcine.

    Do you feel like trying some rock climbing in the Chamonix Valley? So send your request and book your place for next departures! It’ll be my pleasure to be your guide during this 6-day adventure!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    2200 EUR

    Group of 2
    1100 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). The price does not include: transportation, accommodation in the hut (personal and guide's), cable cars, meals, personal gear.
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Chamonix

      We will stay in a climbing area nearby and we will review some concepts of security and gestural technique.

    • Day 2 to 5Rock climbing days

      We will climb routes through the valley, either in the upper sites using cable cars or in other areas at lower altitude. We will spend some nights in refuges (Torino, Argentiere, Envers)

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Advanced

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Chamonix

    Accommodation

    In mountain huts

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    Fede was born in1983 in the Basque Country, northern Spain, where he started climbing and visiting the Pyrenees. After studying Business Management, he finally moved to the Pyrenees to be closer to his passion.

    Fede has been working for more than 13 years in the outdoors industry, as a Ski Patrol, Mountain Guide, Canyon Guide and Ski Instructor.

    Nowadays, he is a full-time IFMGA Mountain Guide, sharing with his clients all sorts of activities in the Pyrenees, the Alps, Canada, Norway, Morroco, Peru, and others.

    He has lived in both Canada and France, so he will have no trouble in speaking French, English or Italian.

    Apart from his private trips with his clients, he also works for several well recognized companies, for the filming industry and writes for specialized magazines, for example:
    - Filming safety Consultant for BEAR GRYLLS'S survival shows, such as Running Wild...
    - Ski guide for ICE CREEK LODGE, BC, Canada
    - Instructor and guide for the FRENCH ALPINE CLUB (CAF)
    - Instructor for the MOUNTAIN MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA (IMMED)
    - Instructor for Mountain Training School (MTS), based in Alaska
    - Writer for different Spanish magazines, such as DESNIVEL and GRANDES ESPACIOS.

    Enjoy his human skills and the finest guiding quality. Guaranteed!

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Fede San Sebastián

     

    Fantastic climb! We were the only people climbing the normal route so we had the mountain to ourselves. Fede was great, highly professional, and he assessed the risks very well. Highly recommended!
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    Maris Paurs
    1st class guide. Excellent scramble.
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    Giles Austin
     

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