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Glacier hiking at Dome de la Lauze

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Traverse the magnificent Glacier de la Girose with this glacier hiking course organized by the Bureau des Guides de l'Alpe d'Huez.

Alps

1 Day

Jun - Sep


Description

If you've never tried glacier hiking before, this is your chance to fall in love with this amazing activity!

Glacier hiking involves progressing on a glacier using special equipment. With this 1-day tour at Dome de la Lauze, you'll learn how to walk with crampons, how to use an ice-axe and you'll practice basic glacier progression techniques.

Roped and in complete safety, you'll even get to approach crevasses and we'll cover security basics. Your eyes won't believe what they see!

We'll leave from the La Grave cable car and, from there, traverse the magnificent Glacier de la Girose. Take in the beautiful scenery while hiking on this amazing ice desert: it will be an experience you will never forget!

The Glacier de la Girose is one of the most visited glaciers in the Alps and is very popular among summer skiers. It is part of the Les 2 Alpes ski resort.

This activity is available to most people as no special skills are required. However, you do need to be in a fairly good physical condition. Dare join me on this incredible activity. I promise you won't regret it!

Want to check out another glacier hiking option? Check out my Glacier Hiking at Col de la Pyramide tour!

If this glacier hiking tour sounds like a good option for you and your family or friends, contact me and I'll answer any questions you may have. I'm looking forward to our tour together!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Rope

- Harness

- Helmet

- Crampons

- Ice axe

- Avalanche equipment


About the guide

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Guides de l'Alpe d'Huez

4.90

(8)

Mountain Guide

Our office of Alpe d'Huez gathers 9 IFMGA mountain guides whose mission is to let you discover this fantastic ski domain, support you in improving your off piste / ski touring level and bring you in some of the secret spots of the Valley, where nobody goes!

Have a look to our different propositions and please get in touch with us if you wish to be guided by one of our local experts, for 1/2 day, one or several days and live an unforgettable sportive and human experience !

The IFMGA mountain guides of our team offers:
- off piste skiing tours in Glacier du Grand Sablat, La Grave-la Meije, Vaujany, Oz en oisans...
- ski touring tours in Grandes Rousses, la Grave...
- ski discovery tours
- heliksiing sessions in Grand Sablat, Pic Bayle, Glacier des Quirlies...
- ice climbing courses in Vallons de la Grave et du Diable, Vaujany...
- winter mountaineering trips in Le Râteau Ouest, Le Pic de La Grave, Le pic Bayle, Les Goulottes Fantomas et Allera-Pelatan
- snowshoeing trek
... for beginners and experienced clients.

We are looking forward meeting you !

Alexandre, Quentin, Patrick, Pascal, Olivier, Bernard, Julien, Stéphane and Florent.

Languages

French | English

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What people are saying about Guides de l'Alpe d'Huez

Remco

5.00

We had a nice trip. Unfortunately one of us fell en had to skip 1 day. The guide Olivier is very professional, knows the area well en is high skilled. Thereby he is a nice guy and wel had good talks and laughs. He brought us to some simple but very good auberges and we had lovely meals, accompanied with good wine.

5.00

Sous ses airs sérieux et stricts, Alex possède une vraie expérience de la montagne et n’hésite pas à la partager. Il nous a permis de découvrir la montagne sous un nouvel angle et ce en toute sécurité.

5.00

Parfois pince-sans-rire, Alex nous apporte toute sa sagesse dans son activité et n'hésite pas à nous conseiller pour encore mieux en profiter.

Remco

5.00

We had a nice trip. Unfortunately one of us fell en had to skip 1 day. The guide Olivier is very professional, knows the area well en is high skilled. Thereby he is a nice guy and wel had good talks and laughs. He brought us to some simple but very good auberges and we had lovely meals, accompanied with good wine.

Fred

5.00

The conditions were hard, a lot of wind and some cloud layers downside. Quentin managed to keep the group together and drove us trough deep powder on the lower parts of Alpe d'huez since La Grave was closed. It is an excellent guide with huge human skills ! We loved our journey with Quentin and are sure we will ride together again soon


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