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Climbing Grand Combin in Valais

2 days to climb Grand Combin, an awesome peak of the Valais, together with Yann, an IFMGA-certified guide.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Type of tripNot specified


Grand Combin is the only summit of more than 4000 m between the Grandes Jorasses and the Dent-Blanche, which we can also climb. This is an iconic mountain of Bagnes Valley, which dominates all other peaks for miles around.

Grand Combin offers an exceptional flora and fauna, a wild atmosphere ideal for nature lovers and a genuine hospitality during the trip.

It’s less known than some four-thousanders in the Valais, and wrongly, mountaineers are less interested in it!

It’s a mistake, because the edge of Meitin offers a good and varied itinerary between snow, rock and ice. Discover this wild climb, away from the crowds!

The ascent takes about two days.

I invite you to contact me if this adventure sounds interesting to you. I’d be glad to lead you there!



Valsorey hut. In the Valais Alps at the foot of the Grand Combin and facing Mont Blanc, alpinists, skiers and hikers find in the Valsorey hut a grand adventure playground. An exceptional flora and fauna. A wild atmosphere ideal for families loving nature. A mountain and genuine hospitality. Simple and tasty meals…

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Alternative route With good conditions and good fitness, it is possible to consider the crossing of the Grand Combin. Starting from Valsorey, ascent by the edge of Meitin or by the south side at the top. Then descent through the Aiguille du Croissant and Combin of Tsessette. Finally, we'll arrive to the Mauvoisin dam.



Day 1: Valsorey hut

Ascent to the Valsorey hut from Bourg-St-Pierre. It takes about 3-4hs walking.

Day 2: Grand Combin summit

Early morning and departure at headlamp light to the edge of Meitin, arrival to the Grand Combin summit at 4314m, and descent by the edge of Meitin or by the South face. Once back at the hut, and after a short break, it will be time to meet the plain by the path taken the previous day to climb to the hut.

About the guide

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Attracted by the mountains since childhood, I started with climbing and alpinism. I then discovered my passion for ski touring.
I started a Young&Sport instructor training to lead young people in the mountain, accompanied by guides. This experience inspired me to become a mountain guide, and I got certified in September 2015.
I work in a guide's office with other guides friends as Stéphane, Raphael, Christian and Jean-Luc, mountain leader.
What I love the most: make people enjoy, allow them to discover a region, laughing, everything in a safe way.
So if there's something you wish, if you dream of exploring a region or country, don't hesitate to contact me.
See you soon for new discoveries!

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

CHF 1520 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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