We will meet at the Rocky Pop Hotel at Les Houches in the Chamonix Valley. Once there, we will have a briefing, before enjoying dinner and a good night’s rest in the hotel.
Today, we will have breakfast at 6:00 am. Afterwards, we will go to the Mauvoisin lake in Switzerland. From there, we will ascent to the Gietro glacier. We will go to the foot of the Mont Blanc of Cheilon (3,869m) then ascend to the collar of Cheilon (3,237m). Finally, we will go to the hut of Ten , where we will spend the night (2,930m).
Today, we will descend from the refuge and make our way to the crevassed glacier of Tsena Refien. From there, we will proceed to the Brenay Pass (3,639m) and then on to the Pigne d’Arolla Pass. After that, we will climb to the summit of the Pigne d’Arolla (3,796m). Finally, we will descend to the Vignettes hut (3,160m), where we will spend the night.
Today, we will go to the crevassed glacier of Mount Collon and then on to the Col de l’Eveque (3,392m). After that, we will descend to the upper glacier of Arolla before reaching the main path of to Plans Bertol (2,664m) then on to the glacier Bertol to the Bertol Pass (3,269m). Finally, through a series of ladders, we will go to the Bertol hut (3,311m), where we will spend the night.
Today, we will venture up the Mount Mine glacier toward the neck of the White Head (3,707m). After the summit, we will make our way to the pass. Afterwards, we will descend the Stockji glacier and reach the Stockji (3,091m). We will then reach the Zmutt glacier and make our way to the Schonbiel hut (2,694m), where we will spend the night.
On the final day of this trip, we will make our way through the moraine, where you can enjoy amazing views of the Matterhorn. Afterwards, we will continue on until we reach Zermatt, where we will conclude our adventure at the train station.
The Rocky Pop Hotel in Les Houches in the Chamonix valley.
1 night in a hotel and 4 nights in a refuge.
Participants should bring the following items with them: lightweight hat or buff, glacier glasses, ski mask, technical underwear long sleeves and short sleeves, light fleece jacket, synthetic down jacket with hood, waterproof jacket, warm and waterproof gloves, pantyhose and warm undergarments, mountaineering pants, waterproof pants, hiking socks, mountaineering boots, gaiters, light shoes, drap bag, gourd, headlamp with spare batteries, 35-40 liter backpack, duffel travel bag, toiletry bag and basic emergency kit.
Participants should also bring necessary climbing equipment, including crampons, baudrier, ice ax, helmet, walking poles.
We enjoy very much discovering and re discovering the most beautiful spots in the world, in the Ecrins mountain range but also all around the planet.
Together with the guides in the team, we will share with you unique moments and an amazing journey. From les Ecrins to Chile, from Morocco to Greenland, from Les Gorges du Verdon to Japan, from Italy to Norway… tons of destinations offering all types of mountain activities, different every season. It makes us so happy when I can share them with my friends and clients.
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