Jul, Aug, Sep
Montenvers train: progression and safety practices in La Mer de Glace glacier. Descent to Chamonix, night in hostel.
Transfer to the Valle d’Aosta (Italy). Check in at the Chabod hut.
Ascent of the Grand Paradiso (4061m) descent to the car, transfer to Chamonix, overnight at the hostel.
Ascent to the Gouter or the Cosmic hut.
Mont Blanc summit (4808m). Descent to Chamonix, night in the hostel.
Day of reservation to use as rest or in case of bad weather conditions.
Les Houches Tourism Office, at 6 pm the day before the start of the trip.
Gouter Hut, Tete Rouse or Cosmiques hut. I will make the reservations for you.
Extra Expenses: The whole program in a 1 guide / 2 alpinist ratio is 700 Euro apox.
Waterproof shell jacket
Waterproof shell pants
Down or insulated jacket
Lightweight fleece top
Softshell climbing pants
Base layer top and leggings x 1 set
□ Sun hat
□ Warm hat
□ Ski goggles
□ Scarf, bandana or Buff
Socks (2-3 pairs)
Mountaineering boots (Can be rented locally)
Snow gaiters (only required, if your boots do not have an integrated gaiter)
Rock shoes (Optional - can be rented locally)
Packs & Bags:
Mountaineering pack (30-35 litres)
Small duffel/travel bag
Accessories Headlamp and spare batteries
Water bottle x 1 (1 litre)
Sleeping bag liner (A requirement for all huts)
Personal first aid kit and medications
Sun block and lip balm
Wet wipes (Optional)
Camera and spare batteries (Optional)
Collapsible ski/trekking poles
Pocket knife/Leatherman/tool kit (Optional)
Additional snack food
Ice axe (Can be rented locally)
Crampons (Can be rented locally)
Climbing harness (Can be rented locally)
Climbing helmet (Can be rented locally)
Locking carabiners x 2 60cm sling
Martin Elorza Alday (Donostia,Basque country,1967)
Although I was born near the sea, I started very young to enjoy the nearby mountains.
This hobby gradually become a passion, which led me to be a UIAGM Mountain Guide
To share and trasnmitir everything the mountain had given me.
During several years I have been practicing my passions:
Traveling all over the world,mountaineering, climbing and skiing.
. Actually I’m a full profesional High Mountain Guide UIAGM
Since 2000 I lead my own clients around the world as a freelancer Mountain Guide.
. I have take part in many expeditions to The Alps, atlas (Morocco),Andes (South America) and Himalaya,
I’ love showing the Pyrenees to all peolple who likes mountaing:all the year.
In Winter,ski touring is my especiality, but in summer, rock climbing in Pyrenees is amazing!
I would like to guide you till de top of Mont Blanc, Matterhorn (Alps),Monte Perdido and Aneto (Pyrenees), Naranjo de Bulnes (Picos de Europa) and other mountains.
You can contact me and know what others activities we can do together
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