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Mont Velan, Pennine Alps, 2 Day Guided Ascent

Mont Velan is an amazing peak in the Pennine Alps of Switzerland, and one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team wants to guide you for 2 days to its summit.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Of all the 3000 metre peaks that I offer trips for, Mont Velan (3,727m) is the biggest. This impressive peak in the canton of Valais in the Pennine Alps rests on the border between Switzerland and Italy, and is between the Great St. Bernard Pass and Grand Combin. There are also several glaciers covering this mountain, including the Glacier de Tseudet, the Glacier de Valsaroy and the Glacier de Proz.

Mont Velan is a beautiful mountain surrounded by beautiful mountains. It is also a mountain that is fairly easy to climb. Thus making this trip an accessible adventure that even beginners can participate in.

This trip is spread out over 2 days. On the first day we will depart from Ollomont or Valpelline. From there we will spend 2 to 3 hours walking to the bivouac of Savoie. The second day will be spent making our ascent of Mont Velan. It will be a mixed climb, as you will be scaling rock and glacier, until you reach the summit. Once there, you will get to enjoy some unforgettable views before descending. The ascent and descent should take approximately 8 to 10 hours.

The itinerary of this trip might appear fairly straightforward. However, I can assure you the trip is anything but. You will get to see beautiful scenery that can only be seen in the Alps. And you will get to feel the thrill of scaling one of its most spectacular peaks to its summit. So if this is the kind of trip you are looking for, just send me a message, and lets get started.

If you are looking for another 2 day climb in the Pennine Alps, I also offer this ascent of Mont Gele.

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Mountain Hut

More info

It is recommended that you bring warm clothes, a harness, walking shoes, crampons, ice axe, sunglasses, sunscreen and a camera.

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About the guide

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Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 619 each

Group of 2

EUR 330 each

Group of 3

EUR 227 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• 20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.


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