Trient Glacier 4-Day Guided climbing tour

Join Samuel, an IFMGA Certified Mountain guide, for a 4-day tour of the beautiful Trient Glacier in both France and Switzerland in the Alps.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

4 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Join me for a 4-day Guided Tour of the spectacular Trient Glacier in the famous Alps Mountain Range.

    This tour will take you through several beautiful parts of the famed Alps. It will also span two countries, France and Switzerland. However, the real highlight is the Trient Glacier. Over 4 km long with an area of over 6 km, seeing this enormous glacier is something you won’t forget. And you will not just be seeing this amazing glacier either. Instead, on the third day of the tour, you will be trekking over it.

    Perfect for Beginners, this trip does Not Require Previous Climbing Experience. The hikes range from 3-5 hours, but are not too strenuous.

    Over the course of those hikes, you will so many amazing things, you’ll be shocked that you were able to do it in only 4 days. From the Chalet des Grands to the Col du Tour, where you will see the incredible Mont Blanc Mountain (4,810m), the Highest Mountain in the Alps. You will also get to see the many peaks surrounding the famous Chamonix, such as the Aiguille du Midi (3,842m). After that, we cross the Plateau du Trient that offers unmatched views of nature’s magnificence. Finally, on the last day, after leaving the wonderful Cabane du Trient, we will climb the Pointe d’Orny and admire the sunrise, before making our descent to Champex.

    So let me guide you on this amazing 4-day tour that offers some of the best views of the Alps one can see, highlighted by the spectacular Trient Glacier.

    I’ll be awaiting your message.

    And if you would like to join me on a Guided Rock-Climbing Day Tour on one of the many different ridges, walls, peaks and pillars in the Alps, you can do so here.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 4
    930 CHF

    Group of 5
    930 CHF

    Group of 6
    930 CHF

    Group of 7
    930 CHF

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Chalet des Grands (2,113m)

      We start the tour on the Col de la Forcla (1,527m) and make our way to the Buvette du Glacier du Trient. We ascend to the Chalet des Grands and stay the night.

    • Day 2Refuge Albert (2,702m)

      We go into France today. After about an hour we reach the Col du Tour (3,281m) and continue on to the Refuge Albert and stay the night.

    • Day 3Cabane du Trent (3,170m)

      We climb up over the glacier and over the Col du Tour and return to Switzerland. We cross the plateau du Trient until we reach the Cabane du Trient and stay the night.

    • Day 4Pointe d'Orny (3,271m)

      We climb the Pointe d’Orny, before returning to the hut and and packing up. Afterwards, we descend over the glacier d’Orny and continue along the mountain path before taking the chair lift down to Champex, and from there participants make their own way home.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Meeting point

    A car can pick up participants from the train station or from their hotel in the Bernese Oberland Region.

    Accommodation

    SAC cabins in the Mass camp.

    More info

    The price of Accommodation is not included.

    the price of 930 CHF per person is for SAC members. For non-members, the price is from 970 CHF per person.

    Climbing Equipment provided includes: rope, harness, helmet, quick draw-draws and carabiners. Climbing shoes are not included, but can be provided on request.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    As a child, I spent my summer in the Alps and that is where my passion for the mountains was born. I became a certified mountain guide in the year 2000. I specialize in rock climbing, skiing and snowboarding. For me, it is a great pleasure to share my knowledge of the mountains with my clients and to help them improve. During my free time, I like to go hiking and snowboarding with my wife and my 3 children.

     
     

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