Mont Blanc du Tacul mountaineering intro in Chamonix

Join IFMGA-certified guide Carlos on this Mont Blanc du Tacul ascent (4248m) via the normal route, a great introduction to mountaineering in the Mont Blanc massif, at the heart of the Chamonix Valley.




Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip



  • Reach the summit of a 4000-meter peak in the Mont Blanc massif

  • Prepare yourself for more challenging ascents in the Alps

  • Enjoy breathtaking views from the summit


Mont Blanc du Tacul (4248m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France, situated between the Aiguille du Midi and Mont Blanc. It is one of the most climbed peaks in the Chamonix Valley and a great introductory  experience into mountaineering.

Climbing this 4000-meter peak via the normal route is also a great preparation if you are planning an ascent to Mont Blanc or higher peaks. We will be climbing in a unique alpine environment, surrounded by the best views of the valley.

At 6.30 am the cable car takes us up to the Aiguille du Midi (3842m). From there, we will rope ourselves and cross the Vallee Blanche towards Mont Blanc du Tacul, for about one hour. Then we will have a couple of hours of cimbing until we reach the summit of the Mont Blanc du Tacul.

From the top of the mountain, you will have breathtaking views of the Mont Blanc massif and the surrounding mountains. We will enjoy lunch at the summit and descend in the afternoon to Chamonix. It is also possible to climb the day before and stay overnight in the Refuge des Cosmiques, in the heart of the Vallée Blanche.

If you want to join me on this ascent, just contact me. Book your trip and let’s start planning you climb to the Mont Blanc du Tacul.

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Price per person

Group of 1
400 EUR

Group of 2
300 EUR


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
 The price does not include cable car

Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required


Meeting point





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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What People are Saying about Carlos Vasquez Barriga


Carlos is superbien guide! Thanks for a great trip!
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Scott Horrocks
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Prarabdh Awasthi
Thanks to Carlos and explore- share staff:) My experience with booking through explore-share and climbing to Mount Blanc with Carlos were fantastic! He is very easy going and flexible.
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Kyong woodward
The guide is friendly and attention to safety. But the arrangement of such time and place is not suitable for us. The first day took the cable car at 1:30 PM and then take the train, stay in Tête Rousse refuge, only spend 5 hours total. And midnight at 2:00 Am started to climb to the summit and straightly back to the train station to catch the train at 5 Pm. It would take 15 hours. The physical strength of the two days was too unbalanced. In fact, I would not have these problems If we stayed in the Gouter refuge on the first day. My husband and I knew that will be a big test for us, but it doesn\'t mean we want to give up the climb to the summit. The uncomfortable thing is, The guide asked to go back even we didn\'t see the Mont Blanc. I am very upset, but the guide insists that I don\'t have a way to resist. My husband and I just slowly walk with disappointment. At 9 Am we arrived at Tête Rousse refuge, and slowly took a meal, slowly descended the mountain, and arrived at the train station at 1 o\'clock, not 5 pm. We spent time and money to climb our dream Mountain, but this is the result, very dissatisfied of.
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