Climbing intro with ascent to Aiguille du Tour, Mont Blanc

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Carlos, an IFMGA-certified guide, takes you to the summit of the Aiguille du Tour in the Mont Blanc massif, with this 2-day ascent (3540m), starting from Chamonix.

Alps

2 Days

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Open to everyone

First Time


Highlights

  • Climb the Aiguille du Tour via the technically easy normal route
  • This is a great first summit to climb in the Mont Blanc massif
  • Prepare yourself for more challenging ascents in the Alps

Description

Join me on this 2-day trip and reach the summit of the Aiguille du Tour (3540m), in the Mont Blanc massif. This is a great opportunity to venture yourself into mountaineering and to learn alpine climbing techniques.

The Aiguille du Tour is also a perfect first summit to climb in the Chamonix valley. The normal route to the top provides a technically easy and enjoyable path, ideal for beginner mountaineers.

We will meet in Chamonix and from there we will head to the village of Le Tour, where we will take the cable car to the top. From there, we will hike to the Albert Premier refuge, situated right next to the Glacier du Tour.On the first day, you will learn the basic mountaineering techniques, use of crampons and ice axe, among other alpine climbing techniques.

On the second day, we will have breakfast at the refuge and start the ascent to the Aiguille du Tour. Once at the summit, you will enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding mountains. We will have lunch there and return to the refuge at noon, where we will have a drink and descend to Chamonix in the afternoon. 

A climbing program to the Aiguille du Tour is a great chance to enjoy a first mountain experience in the stunning setting of the Chamonix valley. It also works perfectly as an acclimatization trip before attempting more challenging ascents in Mont Blanc.

If you want to join me on this ascent, just contact me! Book your trip and come climb to Aiguille du Tour summit!

Itinerary

Day 1: Chamonix - Le Tour - Albert Premier hut

We will meet in Chamonix and from there we will head to the village of Le Tour, where we will take the cable car to the top. From there, we will hike to the Albert Premier refuge, situated right next to the Glacier du Tour. You will learn the basic mountaineering techniques, use of crampons and ice axe, among other alpine climbing techniques.

Day 2: Aiguille du Tour summit - Chamonix

We will have breakfast at the refuge and start the ascent to the Aiguille du Tour. Once at the summit, you will enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding mountains. We will have lunch there and return to the refuge at noon, where we will have a drink and descend to Chamonix in the afternoon. 

 

Details

Accommodation

Albert Premier Hut

Meeting point

Chamonix

Photos


Equipment you will need to bring

Poles

Helmet

Ice axe

Goggles

Backpack

Crampons

Sunglasses

Watter bottle


About the guide

IFGMA/UIAGM Guide from Chile

I have extensive experience guiding in the Andes and Europe. I am a resident in Chile, Spain and Chamonix. I am very sociable and motivated. I am always available for projects in the mountains.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 619 Each

Group of 2

EUR 361 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include cable car, refuge, meals and mountain guide's expenses.




 

 

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