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Group option: Snowshoeing on Vallée Blanche - 2 days

Group option: Snowshoeing on Vallée Blanche - 2 days
Physical Level 2  
Technical Level 1  
Number of days : 2
Price : 380€ / Person

A 2 days glacier trek in the mythical “Vallée Blanche” In the heart of the Mont-Blanc range. This high altitude glacier (20 km long  - 32 miles) is only accessible in winter with snowshoes, skis or crampons in the summer. Trekkers will start from the Aiguille du Midi, at an altitude of 3842 m (12602 Ft). Two magic hiking days with our professional guides through amazing landscapes, from sunrise to starlight. You will overnight in an altitude mountain hut. The course is not technically difficult.

 

For any further information, feel free to contact Laurence: +33 4 50 53 94 32  or by email

SNOWSHOEING ON THE VALLEE BLANCHE - 2 days

Day 1 : CHAMONIX - AIGUILLE DU MIDI - REFUGE DU REQUIN
The next step in your journey is to hike down the first part of the Vallée Blanche called the Glacier du Géant,  up to the Requin hut, along the foot of the Tacul, in the very heart of Mont-Blanc range. After the picnic lunch, you will cross the glacier “Séracs” area. Your next over night will be at the Requin hut, at 2516m.
Hiking time : 4 to 5 hrs

Day 2 : REFUGE DU REQUIN - MONTENVERS
Today, you will continue to the end of the Vallée Blanche on the part of the glacier called Mer de Glace.  Then a little insight on the Leschaux Glacier to enjoy the dramatic view on the famous Grandes Jorasses, the Aiguille Verte, and the Couvercle hut. Picnic lunch at the crossing of the Mer de Glace”and Leschaux Glacier.  You will return to Chamonix with the mountain train of Montenvers.
Hiking time : 4 to 5 hrs

 

Guides and leaders may have to adapt program and hiking route to weather/ terrain conditions and according to group hiking skills.

 


 


 

Tracés non contractuels

DIFFICULTY : Good physical fitness is required.

ACCOMMODATION : evening, breakfast meals and overnight bed in mountain hut.

GUIDING : Each certified mountain guide leads a group of 6 people maximum. For maximum safety and quality guiding, a second mountain leader joins the  group at 7 people.


2018 WINTER PRICE :  380 € / Person. Minimum 4 participants.

 

Including :
- A certified high mountain guide,
- Cable-car & train passes,
- Picnic lunches,
- Accommodation at the mountain hut (dormitories) with evening meal, bed and breakfast,
- Rental of avalanche emergency transceiver, harness, snowshoes and poles.

 Not including:
- Drinks and personal expenses (we recommend euros in small bills)
- Crampons & high mountain boots (rigid soles)
- Rapatriation insurance

Personal beverages are not included. You may need some Euros for personal expenses at the hut

EQUIPMENT :

 - Warm clothes : Polar fleeces, Windbreaker and Waterproof Mountain jacket with a hood, and pants (skiing clothing may be adequate …), Warm underwear,
- Mountain backpack 40 l,
- Water bottle,
- Head lamp,
- Sunscreen lotion,
- Altitude sunglasses are recommended
- High mountain boots, crampons  (you can rent them in a local sportshop)

INSURANCE : A repatriation/travel insurance is mandatory.

For any further information, feel free to contact Laurence: +33 4 50 53 04 32 or by email

You're a group of friends. You're a family. You would like to book this hike.
You can ask for a customized trip, and have your own guide !

ADVANTAGES :
- Exclusive guide

A more individualized relationship between your group and the professional.

- Choose your date of departure
You can choose your date of departure within the limit of the hut availabilities.

- Flexibility all along the trip
Depending on weather conditions, your level and your expectations, the guide can suggest you some different options of itinerary.

 

2018 WINTER PRICE

 Number of people Rate /person (2 days) Rate / person (3 days)  
1 1190 1850 1 guide
2 700 1080
3 545 830
4 465 700
5 415 630
6
380
580
7 500 760 2 guides
8 465 700
9 435 650
10 415 630
11 400 600
12 380 580

Including :
- A certified high mountain guide,
- Cable-car & train passes,
- Picnic lunches,
- Accommodation at the mountain hut (dormitories) with evening meal, bed and breakfast,
- Rental of avalanche emergency transceiver, harness, snowshoes and poles.

 Not including:
- Drinks and personal expenses (we recommend euros in small bills)
- Crampons & high mountain boots (rigid soles)
- Rapatriation insurance

Personal beverages are not included. You may need some Euros for personal expenses at the hut


For any further information, feel free to contact Laurence: +33 4 50 53 04 32 or by email

 

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SNOWSHOEING ON THE VALLEE BLANCHE - 2 days

Day 1 : CHAMONIX - AIGUILLE DU MIDI - REFUGE DU REQUIN
The next step in your journey is to hike down the first part of the Vallée Blanche called the Glacier du Géant,  up to the Requin hut, along the foot of the Tacul, in the very heart of Mont-Blanc range. After the picnic lunch, you will cross the glacier “Séracs” area. Your next over night will be at the Requin hut, at 2516m.
Hiking time : 4 to 5 hrs

Day 2 : REFUGE DU REQUIN - MONTENVERS
Today, you will continue to the end of the Vallée Blanche on the part of the glacier called Mer de Glace.  Then a little insight on the Leschaux Glacier to enjoy the dramatic view on the famous Grandes Jorasses, the Aiguille Verte, and the Couvercle hut. Picnic lunch at the crossing of the Mer de Glace”and Leschaux Glacier.  You will return to Chamonix with the mountain train of Montenvers.
Hiking time : 4 to 5 hrs

 

Guides and leaders may have to adapt program and hiking route to weather/ terrain conditions and according to group hiking skills.

 


 

 

SNOWSHOEING ON THE VALLEE BLANCHE - 3 days

DAY 1: CHAMONIX - PLAN DE L'AIGUILLE - AIGUILLE DU MIDI
Meeting at our office, 190 place de l’ église, at 9h30 AM for backpack checking. Departure from the cable car of “Aiguille du Midi”. We stop at the “Plan de l’Aiguille” for the 1st day acclimatization. We hike to Lac Bleu at the feet of the impressive “Aiguilles” de Chamonix. Next, the cable car will take you to the top of Aiguille du midi (12602 ft). You will hike down the ridge leading to the Glacier du Géant, 30 mn from the Cosmiques”hut and will overnight at the there at the altitude of 3613m!
Hiking time: 4 to 5 hrs

DAY 2: REFUGE DES COSMIQUES - REFUGE DU REQUIN
The next step in your journey is to hike down the first part of the Vallée Blanche called the Glacier du Géant, up to the Requin hut, along the foot of the Tacul, in the very heart of Mont-Blanc range. After the picnic lunch, you will cross the glacier “Séracs” area. Your next over night will be at the Requin hut, at 2516m.
Hiking time: 4 to 5 hrs

DAY 3: REFUGE DU REQUIN - MONTENVERS
Today, you will continue to the end of the Vallée Blanche on the part of the glacier called Mer de Glace.  Then a little insight on the Leschaux Glacier to enjoy the dramatic view on the famous Grandes Jorasses, the Aiguille Verte, and the Couvercle hut. Picnic lunch at the crossing of the Mer de Glace”and Leschaux Glacier. You will return to Chamonix with the mountain train of Montenvers.
Hiking time : 4 to 5 hrs

 

Guides and leaders may have to adapt program and hiking route to weather/ terrain conditions and according to group hiking skills.

 

 

 

 

 

MAISON DE LA MONTAGNE

190 place de l'Eglise
F 74400 CHAMONIX

+33 (0)4 50 53 00 88
info@chamonix-guides.com