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Hiking & photography in Mont-Blanc Balcons


3 days of hiking and photography around and facing Mont Blanc, with superb an unique landscapes, together with Jérôme, mountain leader and photographer.

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3 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep


Chamonix valley is well known for its mountains, its mythical summit… Mont-Blanc and its beautiful hikes. The Balcons du Mont-Blanc offer exceptional panoramas over the Mont-Blanc massif. Sunrises behind the range and sunsets creating shimmering colours on the Mont-Blanc.

The photography themes of these 3 days that we will spend together are the following: panorama, mountain and sunset.

Come to one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the Alps and discover how light evolves throughout the day. The mountains, needles, glaciers, vegetation and fauna render this massif remarkable. You will greatly enjoy capturing beautiful images.

I propose to you the following program:

Day 0: I can welcome you in the accommodation of your choice. I can make some suggestions (not included in the price).

Day 1: Meeting at Chamonix at 9 AM

Departure; we will go from refuge to refuge. Equipped with our cameras we will hike, and by going higher we will see the summits better and better. We will reach the refuge.

Day 2: From refuge to refuge

The morning light allows us to take pictures of the panoramas and to enjoy the mountain environment. This refuge is an invitation to enjoy the sunset.

Day 3: Chamonix

Facing Mont-Blanc, we will be able to continue taking pictures in the early morning. We can walk around the refuge and then the hike will reach the valley heading to Chamonix. Group separation.

The highlights of these 3 days are:

  • Supervision by a mountain professional

  • Limited car journeys

  • Taking our time to take pictures

I invite you to contact me if you are interested in photography and beautiful landscapes. I will be pleased to make you discover these fantastic panoramas as well as helping you improve your photography skills.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).



Refuge, in dormitory

More info

Price based on 4 people minimum. Picnic on day 1 is not included. If you want it prepared, you should ask for it upon booking, and it has an extra cost.

To carry: you carry your backpack. Meeting: on day 1 at Chamonix Separation: on day 3 around 4 PM

About the guide

I'm an international mountain leader (UIMLA) working the all year round in the mountains with different types of clients. I love sharing my expertise, knowledge and passion for nature with people who wants to enjoy a good time in the mountains. We can go from 1/2 to several days together.
I will let you discover the mountains, the nature and the fauna. I particularly enjoy approaching animals, you should come and experience it with me. I'm also organizing specific hikes for photographers which allow us to see the environment and humans differently.
My specialties are photography and handicapped people who I bring up there !
I also enjoy travelling abroad because I love discover new things and learn from new cultures.
Please get in touch with me if you come in Haute Savoie. It will be my pleasure to guide you in my backcountry.


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