6-day Mont Blanc “Normal Route” ascent with Gnifetti Hut acclimatization

Ascend the impressive Mont Blanc from the French side on this epic 6-day adventure with Matteo, an IFMGA-certified mountain guide.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

6 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Ascend one of the eight Wonders of the World.

  • Explore the area around Mont Blanc on 3 acclimatization days.

  • Enjoy stunning landscapes of the Alps.

 

Follow me up Mont Blanc, one of the most iconic peaks in the Alps. During 6 days, we’ll explore the French side of this impressive mountain between the Monte Rosa and Monte Bianco group. Join me!

For this adventure, we’ll meet at Gressoney Staffal and spend the first 3 days at the Gnifetti Hut (3,600 meters) for acclimatization. The following three days will be spent attempting to reach the Mont Blanc summit (4,810 meters) from the French side. We’ll try to spend those nights at the Gouter hut (3,800 meters), but it is a hard place to book, so we might stay at the Tete Rousse Hut, just a bit lower down in the mountain. For a more detailed description of the itinerary, make sure to read the section below.

The dazzling Mont Blanc is Europe’s highest mountain and is also considered one of the eight Wonders of the World. Send your request to explore this outstanding mountain. Take part on an epic adventure planned for intermediate mountaineers!

For more summer adventures in Italy, follow me to ascend the Monviso peak and/or enjoy canyoning in different locations around northern Italy.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
3360 EUR

Group of 2
2600 EUR

Group of 3
2400 EUR

Group of 4
2000 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport during the trip
  • Personal Insurance
 The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). Price does not include personal drinks, lifts for participants or guide(s), night at Chamonix or personal equipment.
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Gressoney Staffal - Gnifetti Hut

    Debrief at Gressoney Staffal. We’ll then take lifts first to Col dei Salati and then to Indren point. Glacier trekking with crampons and ice axe up to the hut.

  • Day 2Pyramid Vincent

    We’ll ascend the Pyramid Vincent peak (4,100 meters) and then descend back to the hut.

  • Day 3Gnifetti Point - Zumstain - Chamonix

    We’ll ascend through the glacier to the Margherita hut (4,550m) in the Gnifetti Point. We’ll then ascend the Zumstain summit (4,560m) and then take the lift back to Gressoney and transfer to Chamonix.

  • Day 4Chamonix - Tete Rousse Hut or Gouter Hut

    Transfer from Chamonix to Les Houches. Lift to Bellevue and train to Nid d’aigle Hut. Hike up to the mountain hut.

  • Day 5Mont Blanc summit
  • Day 6Descent

    We’ll go down to Les Houches – Chamonix.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Gressoney Staffal

 

About the Guide

 
 

I live in the mountain for 300 days every year, I'm expecialized in trip around the world from Jordan (Wady rum for climbing) to Himalaya summit, during the summer I usually to work in the Alps (Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa) but during the autumn is a must to fly in Kalymnos to climbing.

I'm a guide from 2006 and from 2008 I work in Italy in mountain rescue Helicopter and I specialized in avalanche explosive working-from 2015, I become a teacher of italian mountain guide.

 
 

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What People are Saying about Matteo Canova

 

3 days for beginners, 2 days for more experimented .. and depending on the logging, difficulty increases ... should be more visible .. Booking was made personally but not by the organization team Pros: - Andreas’s skill as a guide, impressive - knowledge of the mountain - calm and patience Cons : - preparation required from Tete Rousse vs Goûter .. better information needed - extra costs related to the summit .. food, lift, trains , ....
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We were very satisfied with the whole experience. Our guide Matteo was very experienced and taught us a lot during the short trip. He looked after us and made sure that we felt secure even on the most dangerous stages of the ascent and descent. I cannot express enough how happy we were with Matteo\'s support and guidance. He was very professional during the whole trip and also very jovial and kept us a good company. His knowledge of the mountains and mountaineering is exceptional and I wouldn\'t hesitate to recommend him to anyone wishing to climb in the Alps.
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Maz Macys
We were a bit unlucky with the weather, so we didn\'t summit. But given the conditions, I think we did the best we could, we\'ve scaled some smaller peaks and practiced our spline skills. Matteo is great guide, highly recommend.
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Vladimir Kamotski
 

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