Mont Blanc 6-day mountaineering expedition

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Join Carlos, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, on this incredible week-long trip to the summit of Mont Blanc in the French Alps.

Alps

6 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Explore the world's best spot for mountaineering.
  • Discover Europe's most important summit.
  • Improve your mountaineering skills in the heart of the Alps.

Description

Join me on this incredible mountaineering adventure to the heart of the Alps. During this trip, we’ll spend a whole week exploring the Mont Blanc and Argentiere valley to reach the impressive Mont Blanc summit at an altitude of 4,810 meters.

We’ll meet at Chamonix, France and ascend through different routes to explore the whole area. On these 6 days, I’ll teach you about mountaineering, glaciar approaches, crampon use, chords and self-rescue. All this while visiting some beautiful places and enjoying stunning views. Some of the places we’ll visit include Aiguille de Midi, Bellevue, Aiguille Verte and Pointe Lachenal, among others. You can check the itinerary below for a more detailed description of what we’ll do each day. Keep in mind that the itinerary is subject to change for safety reasons,  weather conditions, participants’ skill level or hut availability.

This trip to Europe’s most important summit is ideal for all lovers of mountaineering. You’ll be able to enjoy some incredible views from the summit and learn the necessary skills for future trips.

So join me on this unforgettable experience! Book your trip now and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

I love exploring mountains around the world. Join me for other mountaineering trips in Huaraz, Perú, Cerro Unión, Chile or Licancabur Volcano, Bolivia.

Itinerary

Day 0: Chamonix

Meeting to check itinerary and your equipment. In case something is missing, we can rent it or buy it in Chamonix.

Day 1: Mont Blanc tour

After breakfast in Chamonix, we’ll ride the cable car to Aiguille de Midi (3,810m). Then, we’ll take another cabelway through Mont Blanc towards Italy. From Refugio Torino we’ll begin our ascent. Night at Refugio Los Cósmicos (3,613m).

Day 2: Pointe Lachenal

After spending the day in the stunning Pointe Lachenal, we’ll take the cablecar back from Aiguille de Midi. Night at Chamonix.

Day 3: Petite Aiguille Verte

First, we’ll take a train to the Argentiere town. Then, we’ll take a cablecar to Montets (3,200m). We’ll ascend to the summit of Aiguille Verte. Night in Chamonix.

Day 4: Refugio Tête Rousse

Cablecar to Bellevue (1,794m) from Les Houches. Mont Blanc train to Nid d’Aigle (2,380m). Night at Refugio Tête Rousse (3,165 m).

Day 5: Refugio Tête Rousse - Refugio de Goûter

First, we’ll go to Refugio de Goûter to have lunch. We’ll go by Dôme de Goûter (4,304 m). We’ll reach the Mont Blanc summit (4,810 m) and descend towards Refugio de Goûter, where we’ll spend the night.

Day 6: Last day

On our last day, we’ll descend to the train at Nid d’Aigle.

If we can’t reach the summit the day before due to weather conditions, fatigue or altitude sickness, we’ll try to do so very early on the last day in order to reach the train on time.

 

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About the guide

IFGMA/UIAGM Guide from Chile

I have extensive experience guiding in the Andes and Europe. I am a resident in Chile, Spain and Chamonix. I am very sociable and motivated. I am always available for projects in the mountains.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2702 Each

Group of 2

EUR 1722 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Dinner

- Breakfast

- Personal insurance

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Transportation start and back

Price details

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

Price includes transfer from the Geneva airport to Chamonix.

Price does not include dinners at Chamonix or return trip from Chamonix.


For booking assistance

Our experienced outdoor adventure team is ready to help you boost your experience and will assist you throughout the whole process, from the moment you choose a program until you return from your trip.



 

 

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