Glacier du Géant guided traverse

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A wonderful 1-day trekking trip traversing the amazing Glacier du Géant, an impressive glacier lying on the French side of the Mont Blanc Massif, with one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team.

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Alps

1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep


Description

Join me on this wonderful and breathtaking traverse across the Glacier du Géant in the French Alps! Do not miss the opportunity of seeing with your own eyes the magnificence of this spectacular alpine glacier.

The Dent du Gèant is a glacier on the French side of the Mont Blanc massif. This is a high-altitude excursion across the glaciers of the Vallée Blanche, but you will discover that hiking on the Dent du Géant is surprisingly rather simple.

We will start walking through the glacier at an altitude of 3452 meters from the Punta Helbronner. We will then reach 3848 meters high, where the Aiguille Du Midi is located.

All throughout the trip across the Glacier du Géant you will have the chance to admire its immensity, impressive crevasses and seracs. We will also walk close to extremely vertical pinnacles of red granite. You will be amazed by the spectacular views along the way!

We will meet at Courmayeur and take the equipment to the Torino hut, from where we will start our trekking on the glacier. The trip will take us about 3 hours.

If you don’t have much experience walking on ice, it is not a problem. As this is a high-altitude easy walking excursion, you just need to have some basic trekking training.

Please note the group will have to reach a minimum of 4 participants. Also remember it is very important to always follow my instructions when we venture into the glaciers of the Vallée Blanche. You should also respect any change I may introduce in the schedule, since my aim is to alsways guarantee your safety during the trip.

Come with me and you will enjoy every minute of this adventure. Do not miss the chance of walking on a magnificent glacier such as the Glacier du Géant. Send me  request and book your trip! It will be a trip you will always remember. I will be waiting for your contact. 

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Meeting point

Courmayeur

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About the guide

Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 372 Each

Group of 2

EUR 196 Each

Group of 3

EUR 135 Each

Group of 4

EUR 109 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). 20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.




 

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