4-day Mont Blanc mountaineering course

Join Marco, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 4-day Mont Blanc mountaineering course. And learn advanced mountaineering skills while climbing in the Alps!

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

4 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

This 4-day Mont Blanc mountaineering course will combine alpine teachings with peak ascents to improve your climbing skills!

The Mont Blanc area is probably one of the best mountaineering spots in the world. It combines high mountains, tough to climb ridges and walls, beautiful sceneries and all the comfortable European hospitality.

So this course is ideal for those of you who want to learn how to move safely in the mountains. It’ll strengthen your skills and you’ll acquire new knowledge and techniques. This way you’ll rise beyond the elementary alpine skills.

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Group equipment
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1: Basic stuff

    Equipment check, approach to a refuge in altitude with via Ferrata or cable car. Basic knots, anchors, safety system, abseiling, rope work. Overnight in refuge.

     

  • Day 2: Rock climbing technique

    Rock climbing technique, how to belay. Basics of orienteering, weather, navigation and route selection, rescue maneuver. Overnight in refuge.

  • Day 3: Crampons technique and peak ascent

    Mixte route ascent to Aiguille d’Entreves or Aiguille Croux or Aiguille Marbree. Crampons technique. Overnight in Courmayeur.

  • Day 4: Climbing day

    Cable car up to Helbronner or Aiguille du Midi station and mixte route climbing – Arête des Cosmiques traverse (AD-) or Aiguille Entreves (PD+).

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Intermediate
Fitness level required
Fit
 

About the Guide

 
 

I'm focused on helping people achieve their dreams. My goal is to enjoy the challenge and demands of the mountain in total safety. I offer my professionalism to guide people in mid and high mountain. Mountaineering, Off-piste skiing, Heliski, Rock climbing, Ski touring are a few of my favourite activities that I conduct all year round, in Courmayeur, Val d'Aoste and all around the world.

 
 
 

 

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