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Climb Mont Blanc (4,810m) with a guide via the Normal Italian Route, 2 days

Mont Blanc

Come and join IFMGA aspirant guide Marco for a 2-day climb of the incredible Mont Blanc mountain via the Normal Italian Route.

Private and Group

Alps

2 Days

Jul

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Enjoy a 2-day ascent of the amazing Mont Blanc Peak.
  • Spend a night in the comfortable Rifugio Gonella.
  • Traverse the beautiful Miage Glacier.

Description

When it comes to amazing mountains in the Alps, there are few, if any, that attract more people and more attention than Mont Blanc (4,810m). This mammoth mountain, which is the highest in the Alps, attracts climbers from around the world. And, on this 2-day adventure, I would like to take you to the peak’s summit via the normal Italian route.

Our adventure will begin in Courmayeur. From there, we will make our way to the Rifugio Gonella through the Miage glacier (1,700m). We will spend the night in the refuge, where you can enjoy some dinner and a comfortable night’s sleep. On the following day, we will make our way to the summit of Mont Blanc. After you’ve soaked in the majestic views of the surrounding peaks, as well as the valleys of Chamonix and Courmayeur, we will make our way back to Chamonix before returning to Italy.

In order to participate on this trip, you should have some prior mountaineering experience. You should also be in good physical condition.

If you’re going to climb a mountain in the Alps, why not climb the highest in the entire range? If that sounds like an adventure you want to enjoy for yourself, please send a request and join me to the summit of Mont Blanc. I look forward to guiding you.

I also offer a 2-day ascent of the amazing Matterhorn Mountain, which you can enjoy here.

Details

Accommodation

Rifugio Gonella

More info

Participants should bring the following items: Helmet, harness, boots, crampons and classic ice axes, headlamp, 2 snap-hook carabiners, 1 lanyard strap, sunglasses, sunscreen, backpack, personal clothing.

Meeting point

Courmayeur

About the guide

My name is Marco Bigatti, nicknamed “Il Biga”. I was born in Milan, I started climbing in 2006 and since then I have not been able to tear myself away from the vertical world. I turned my passion into a job, becoming Mountain Guide in October 2017, the first mountain guide that lives all the year in Sardinia.
I experience the mountains from a 360-degree point of view. I have practiced all disciplines of climbing in the Alps: rock climbing, alpinism, ice climbing , as well as ski mountaineering.

In addition to alpinism, I love pure sport climbing, seeking out the best climbing sectors throughout the entire Alpine range. But it was in Sardinia that I found a paradise of crags, in particular in the south-west of the island, where you are able to enjoy all types of climbing throughout the year.
I offer climbing day or trips for beginners or experienced climbers who need a guide, multipitch packages for those who want to live an alpine experience, climbing courses, all-inclusive climbing holiday with accommodation in our nice B&B by the sea, guided trekking and mountain biking tours.

Languages

Italian | English

Certificates

UIAGM | IFMGA

Residence

Italy


What people are saying about Marco Bigatti

Rosemarie daly

5.00

July, 2022

Fantastic experience. Thank you Marco!

Cally Archibald

5.00

July, 2022

We had the BEST day climbing with Marco in the Masua Cliffs. It was our first multi pitch so I was a little nervous but Marco made the whole experience seem so relaxed and fun. He was super professional and adjusted easily to suit our level, and sang me lots of songs when I got scared 😅. The climb itself was amazing. Because it was our first time we did an easier 5c route but it had lots of fun challenges - crack, slab, chimney. For me it was super technical and fun. The abseil down was one of the most spectacular feelings I have ever experienced. I will remember it forever. Grazie Marco for a great introduction to outdoor climbing. We can't wait to get more experienced and come back to stay longer and do some of the harder routes.

Christian Schlegel

5.00

June, 2022

Marco is a gentleman and a very conscientious guide. He was prepared and always ahead of the game. We will try to go climbing with him again. Thanks Marco! The choice of route was an alternative due to closure on the Pan di Zucchero. It did provide a similar experience from what we can tell. So far I like the Explore-Share Service. It has been efficient and uncomplicated with reminders and an easy way to put us in contact with our guide.

Ping-hsuan Shen

5.00

October, 2021

Really good experience booking via Expore and Share. We've been in contact with several companies to arrange a climbing class but non of them were able to book a guide for us, Expore and Share managed. Put guide Marco was super friendly and experienced, we strongly recommend him.

Alessio Pinna

5.00

March, 2020

Dear All Due to Coronavirus situation we couldn’t do the excursion, can I please get a refund? Regards Alessio Alessio

Elena Ntagka

5.00

September, 2019

Marco was an excellent guide! Our communication before, during and after the tour was excellent which helped us be very well prepared and enjoy our adventure. Furthermore, he was very well prepared and supported us thought the tour. I'd highly recommend this tour with Marco!

Theo Williams

5.00

September, 2019

Marco was an excellent guide. He made both my girlfriend and I feel very relaxed and safe, whilst pushing us when needed. Would highly recommend!

DeVette Taylor - Scripps

5.00

July, 2019

Marco, was simply amazing! Very helpful and accommodating especially with working with our schedule. He pushed us all to be keep going(and watch our footing)!

Mary Claire Sheridan

5.00

July, 2019

Really enjoyed the Pan Di Zucchero, perfect for beginner climbing like myself. Marco was a great guide, lovely to chat too and I felt really safe during the climb.

Franz Both

5.00

July, 2019

Marco is a perfect climbing guide. He takes maximum care of his guest. I felt absolutely safe all the time. He knows the local area best and finds always shadowy routes which was very important at this time 34°C.

Ryan

5.00

September, 2018

The multipitch we did at Pan di Zucchero with Marco was fantastic. A great spot to climb, with amazing views. Marco was also a great guide – friendly, experienced, and willing to pick us up from our accommodation which was very helpful.

Helene Steuer

4.00

September, 2018

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1031 Each

Group of 2

EUR 619 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).

The price does not include transportation, accommodation for participants and guide, cable car usage and personal expenses.




 

 

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