Full-day glacier hike for beginners from Chamonix

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Join Mihnea, an IFMGA-certified mountain guide, on this thrilling and beginner-friendly glacier trekking tour in beautiful Chamonix.

Alps

1 Day

Jul

Open to everyone

First Time


Highlights

  • Discover glacier lakes, ice caves, and crevasses
  • Experience the thrill of hiking on ice
  • Optional opportunity to try ice climbing

Description

The Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice) glacier, located on the Mont Blanc Massif’s northern slopes, is a stunning location where you can try your hand at glacier hiking.

This program is perfect for hikers and beginner mountaineers who want to discover glacier lakes, ice caves, and crevasses. People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate.

Our adventure begins at the Montenvers Train Station in Chamonix. A brief train ride and a gondola will take us to the glacier, where we’ll grab our ice axes and get our harnesses and crampons on.

As your guide, I’ll make sure you get the most out of your day exploring this wonderland while always prioritizing safety. There is even the opportunity to try ice climbing if the group wishes to do so.

Book now to experience the thrill of glacier hiking in a beautiful setting. It’s sure to be an unforgettable journey. 

Other trips that may interest you include this 2-day ascent of Mont Blanc or this 7-day ascent of Mont Blanc and Matterhorn. You can check out all the excursions I offer on my page.

Details

More info

Kids must be 8+ to participate. The trip lasts from 8:30 am to 4 pm.

Meeting point

Montenvers Train Station in Chamonix

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Equipment you will need to bring

Ice axe

Harness

Crampons


About the guide

I’m an IFMGA mountain guide, a geographer and a passionate alpinist and climber.

I started going in the mountains as a child, at first very close to my home, in the Romanian Carpathians. In these mountains I discovered the passion for outdoor activities and climbing. It was not long until I started discovering other mountains and their challenges and I began building a "mountain climbing lifestyle".

I went in different expeditions around the world and I am always looking for interesting challenges in far away mountain ranges. As often as possible I spend my time in the Alps, training, climbing and enjoying life.

I became a national mountain guide in Romania in 2011. Since then, I love sharing my passion for the mountains and I enjoy taking clients to incredible places. I'm also a volunteer in educational activities to promote the values of authentic alpinism.

I believe in self development and always getting better at what I do, so in 2015 I joined the IFMGA mountain guide training program at EEMGA (East European Mountain Guides Association) and became a fully certified IFMGA mountain guide in 2018.

It will be my pleasure to guide you in any adventure in the mountains.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 330 Each

Group of 2

EUR 165 Each

Group of 3

EUR 114 Each

Group of 4

EUR 90 Each

Group of 5

EUR 73 Each

Group of 6

EUR 68 Each

Group of 7

EUR 2 Each

Group of 8

EUR 2 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Train and gondola fee (about 33€ per person) are not included in the price of trip. They can be purchased at the meeting point. Technical equipment (crampons, ice axe, and harness) can be rented in Chamonix. We recommend going to Snell Sports, where it costs around 25€ per person.


For booking assistance

Our experienced outdoor adventure team is ready to help you boost your experience and will assist you throughout the whole process, from the moment you choose a program until you return from your trip.



 

 

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