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Glacier trekking in the Alps near Chamonix-Mont Blanc

Take part in this 1-day glacier trekking in the Alps and discover the wonderful landscapes around Chamonix along with IFMGA certified mountain guide Kyriakos.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Get to see ice caves, glacier lakes and look into crevasses!

  • Discover the amazing landscapes around Chamonix.

  • Take part in a glacier treeking in the Alps for all levels.

Description

If you are a hiking lover or a mountaineering beginner, this glacier trekking in the Alps is a fantastic opportunity for you! We will discover the glaciers near Chamonix-Mont Blanc and travel through unique landscapes.

Whether you want to gain experience in mountaineering or just enjoy a magical environment of ice and snow in the middle of the mountains, you will find a place on this trip.

We will start our program at the Montenvers Train Station in Chamonix. After a short train ride, we will take the gondola to reach Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), a dry glacier situated in the northern side of the Mont Blanc Massif.

Regarding difficulty, this tour around Chamonix is suitable for all ages and levels. We will be equipped with a harness, crampons and an ice-axe and, if you wish can also try ice climbing.

So, do you find this glacier trekking in the Alps attractive? Get in touch with me by sending the request to book your place now.

Another option could be this alpine climbing in the Mont Blanc Massif. Check it out!

More info

If weather or mountain conditions do not allow for the activities to be carried out as scheduled, we will offer you an alternative program as a replacement, or alternative dates for the same program.

Meeting point

Montenvers Train Station in Chamonix.

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Equipment you will need to bring

Crampons

Ice Axe

Harness


About the guide

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I am an IFMGA mountain guide living in Cyprus. I have a passion for exploring the mountains since I was child. Kyperounda, the town where I was born and raised, was my first playground, the place where I started practising different outdoor activities.

First I learnt skiing. Then, I started training and taking part in races and competitions, traveling extensively in Europe. As I am very curious, I kept trying all kinds of sports until I discovered climbing and all its exciting possibilities.

I also developed both my academic and my practical skills in the university, where I studied Outdoor Studies and Sport Science. During that time, I obtained qualifications as a Mountain Leader and a Climber.

Teaching other people is one of the things I like the most. I find a deep joy in helping others to enjoy the mountains as much as I do.

The experience of all these years as well as my technical skills, have taken me closer to my goal: becoming an IFMGA mountain guide.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 144 each

Group of 2

EUR 144 each

Group of 3

EUR 144 each

Group of 4

EUR 144 each

Group of 5

EUR 144 each

Group of 6

EUR 144 each

Group of 7

EUR 144 each

Group of 8

EUR 144 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• Safety equipment and rope included. Children must be above 8 years old to participate. Train and gondola fee are not included (around 33€ per person). Can be purchased at the meeting point. Technical equipment (crampons, Ice axe and harness) can be rented in Chamonix. We recommend to go to Snell Sports in the center, price for the 3 should cost around 25€ per person. For the crampons, please make sure they fit your mountaineering boots.


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