Mont Thabor, 3-day ski touring ascent in the French Alps

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Join ta certified mountain guide on an unforgettable 3-day Mont Thabor ski touring adventure in the Massif des Cerces range in the French Alps!

Group

Alps

3 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful Mont Thabor in the Massif de Cerces.
  • Join an exciting 3-day ski touring program in France.
  • Enjoy the winter ambiance of the French Alps.

Description

Would you like to join a 3-day ski touring adventure in the French Alps? Then this 3-day Mount Thabor ascent is the ideal program for you!

Mount Thabor boasts an altitude of 3,178 m (10,427 ft), and is part of the beautiful Massif des Cerces in the French Alps, in the Savoie and Hautes Alpes region. This pretty peak is great for ski touring and is surrounded by the Valloire, Valmeineire, and Vallfréjus (Modane) resorts.

On this adventure, we will spend three days in the mountains and enjoy the beautiful wilderness and ski environment. We will explore the region, enjoy some great runs, and share an exciting and fun winter experience! You can find a detailed itinerary below.

Keep in mind that you will need prior skiing experience and a good fitness level to join this program. Of course, we will be there to help and guide you on the way!

So, are you ready for a thrilling ski touring adventure in the French Alps? Then book your place now and join this 3-day Mont Thabor program!

Itinerary

Day 1: Argentier (3046m)

Meet up at the train station at Mondane. Meet up with the guide then we’ll head to the cable cars at Punta Bagna in the minibus. From the summit, we’ll descend onto the col de Frejus before ascending the Argentiere (3046m) before descending into the stunning valley at Fonfroide. There’ll be a short uphill passage with ski skins before getting set up at the hostel.

Altitude difference: +900/-2000m

Meals included:  picnic, dinner

Lodgings included: hostel.

Day 2: Mont Thabor (3178m)

Breakfast before heading to Mont Thabor (3178m),  the col des méandes and the  Chapelle du Thabor. There are stunning panoramas over the massif des Cerces and the Savoies. From there, we’ll head in the direction of the narrow valley with a long and breathtaking descent via the le lac blanc. Between the Cerces and the Haute-Maurienne, the ambiance is sure to be extraordinary.

Altitude difference: +1800/- 1400m

Meals included: Breakfast, picnic, dinner

Lodgings included: hostel

Day 3: Col de Fontaine

Breakfast before heading to the Col de Fontaine Froid which takes us back in the direction of the Maurienne. Before we can get some rest, there’ll be one last descent to the departure point.

Altitude difference: +1750/-1500m

Meals included: breakfast pick-nick

 

Details

Meeting point

Train station at Mondane

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Equipment you will need to bring

Poles

Backpack

Crampons

Ski equipment

Climbing skins

Avalanche equipment

Other gear: Please ask for the full clothing and equipment list and keep in mind that we do offer rental options.


About the guide

Gauthier and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Anabelle, Andrea, Andrej, Claire, Christophe, Daniel, Elis, Enrico, Etienne, François, Guillaume, Ivan, Jessy, Julia, Mathis, Mitja, Olivier, and Robin) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Europe.

Whether you wish to climb some of the best mountains in the Alps or go on an exciting bouldering adventure in Fontainbleau, among other amazing options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Gauthier will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 480 Each

Group of 2

USD 480 Each

Group of 3

USD 480 Each

Group of 4

USD 480 Each

Group of 5

USD 480 Each

Group of 6

USD 480 Each

Group of 7

USD 480 Each

Group of 8

USD 480 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Group equipment harness

- Group equipment avalanche equipment




 

 

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