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Heading for Mont-Blanc – 5 days – 1 guide for 2 clients

Heading for Mont-Blanc – 5 days – 1 guide for 2 clients
Physical Level 4  
Technical Level 2  
Category Mont-Blanc
Number of days : 5
Price : 1650 €

Mont-Blanc is the most renowned summit of the Alps and his ascent is very popular.

But this challenge  requires a very good physical training, a good ability in moving

on rocky and icy terrain.

This option is offering very good conditions with 2 clients per guide.

Your guide will adjust the program to your level and special needs.

 

To avoid any issue about joining 2 clients not knowing each other, you must be 2 ( friends or family) to book this option « 2 clients with 1 guide »

For clients alone, please refer to the option 4 days – 1 guide – 1 client.

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

3 days for acclimatization – 2 days climbing to the top.

 

The main goal of the 3 first days is to acclimatize yourself to high altitude. You will also get a necessary technical experience and will test your physical training.

You will climb Mont-Blanc by the normal route ( Aiguille du Goûter) Overnight at the Goûter hut.

 

Day 1 – High mountain outing.

First contact with the high altitude universe and with your guide.

Example of a choice of itineraries : Traversée des Aiguilles Crochues (2840m), Petite Aiguille Verte (3512m).

 

 

Day 2 and 3. Acclimatization in altitude.

High mountain itineraries from Aiguille du Midi – Overnight at the Cosmiques hut.

You will experiment during 2 days the efforts in altitude.

The evening at the Cosmiques hut (3613 m) will be a moment of convivial exchange with your guide.

Example of a choice of itineraries : Pointes Lachenal, Aiguilles d’Entrèves, Traversée de la Vallée Blanche, Arête des Cosmiques...

 

At the end of the 3 first days your guide will take the decision with you to start for Mont-Blanc or change the program for a less difficult summit if you are not ready enough.

 

 

Day 3 and 4. Climbing Mont-Blanc. Normal route. Overnight at the Goûter hut.

Starting early morning from Bellevue Lift, then by Tramway du Mont-Blanc to reach Nid d’Aigle (2372m) we will hike on the trail up nearby Tête Rousse hut (3167m).

Then the hiking becomes more technical in the Aiguille du Goûter equiped in several places of iron cables. 5 hours of effort and we will arrive to the Goûter hut (3835m) rebuilt in 2013.

 

Departure during the night, 2h30 in the morning.

Dôme du Goûter (4275m), Abri Vallot (4362m) then Arête des Bosses. We reach the top early morning and will enjoy the sunrise and the exceptional view.

Then it will be time for the very long  descent of (2400m) on the same itinerary.

10 or 12 hours of effort.

 

Price 2018 :

- 1650€ per person from 04/06 to 08/07.

- 1770€ per person from 09/07 to 19/08.

- 1650€ per person from 20/08 to 30/09.

 

Technical level 2 – Physical level 4.

 

Level detail : For experienced hikers with a good stamina training.

You have to be able to run a semi-marathon. An alpinism experience is advised.

 

Accommodation : 2 nights in huts (Dinner, breakfast and sleeping).

 

Organisation : Laurence, in charge with the Mont-Blanc reservation is remaining at your disposal for any question.

 

Groups : 2 people per guide during 5 days.     

 

Documentation: ID or valid passport. Having a repatriation insurance is mandatory. Cancellation insurance is highly recommended. We provide optional insurance contracts for repatriation and trip cancellation.

 

Meeting : Day 1 at 8h30 AM at the office of the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix, 190 place de l’Eglise in  Chamonix.

 

 

Price 2018 :

- 1650€ per person from 04/06 to 08/07.

- 1770€ per person from 09/07 to 19/08.

- 1650€ per person from 20/08 to 30/09.

 

To avoid any issue about joining 2 clients not knowing each other, you must be 2 ( friends or family) to book this option « 2 clients with 1 guide » For clients alone, please refer to the option 4 days – 1 guide – 1 client.

 

 

Including:

- Guiding fees

- Lift pass

- Half board accomodation at the hut during the Mont-Blanc ascent.

Not including: 

- Drinks and personal fees.

- Picnic lunch for the 4 days

- Equipment rental

- Accommodation, diners and breakfast in Chamonix

 

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

MAISON DE LA MONTAGNE

190 place de l'Eglise
F 74400 CHAMONIX

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