Le Mont-Blanc : A dream and mythical summit...4810m !

Reaching the top of Mont-Blanc requires a high technical preparation but also a very good  acclimatisation to altitudes, with out which the summit could remain only a dream! 

Choose the formula that suits you best!

OBJECTIVE MONT BLANC - 5 DAYS

This course is for people with excellent physical conditions and who regularly practice sport because we will be at altitude and on glacial terrain.
It is strongly recommended to have a prior alpine experience, even if this is not an obligation. 

This course offers you to acquire in a short time, the technical knowledge as well as the acclimatisation necessary for the achievement of your goal. Preparation and adaptation to the altitude, this will allow you to acclimatise and you will achieve the essential bases to be able to climb above 4000m altitude.
In an appropriate educational programme, advised, motovated and encouraged, you will find the necessary energy to reach the coveted summit.

So you will have to have an excellent physical condition!

DAY 1 :  Glacier hikes on the "Mer de Glace" in order to learn crampons and ice axe tecnhiques. Night in Chamonix.
DAY 2 : You will take a little more height by going to cross "La Vallee Blanche" from the Aiguille du Midi to 3842m. Night in Chamonix.
DAY 3 : Departure for Mont Blanc from "Les Houches", by taking the "Bellevue" cable car and the Mont Blanc train between Col de Voza and Le Nid d'Aigle. You will walk to the refuge of the "Tête Rousse" at 3167m where you will sleep.
DAY 4 : Ascent to the "Gouter", by the ridge of the Gouter, at an altitude of 3815 m, then climb Mont Blanc via the Bosses ridge on the same day. Night at the refuge.
DAY 5 : Return to the valley.

The programme can be modified according to the weather conditions.

Price : 1790 € / person on a base of 2 persons*
Included in the price:
- Commitment of the guide
-  2 nights in the refuges of "Tête Rousse" and " Du Gouter" for you and the guide in half board.
- Lift pass
Not included in the price:
- Lunch (picnic)
- Your personal material (see the information at the bottom of the page)
 

 MONT BLANC ASCENT by the normal route - 3 DAYS!

For people who already have a good experience in mountaineering, cramponing, good physical conditions, but who wish to take their time on the climb by doing it in 3 stages with 2 nights in refuge: "Red Head" and "Snack".

DAY 1 : Departure for Mont Blanc from "Les Houches", by taking the "Bellevue" cable car and the Mont Blanc train between Col de Voza and Le Nid d'Aigle. You will walk to the refuge of "Tête Rousse" at 3167m where you will sleep.
DAY 2 : Climb to the Regue du Goûter, by the ridge of the Gouter, at 3815 m, then climb to Mont Blanc by the ridge of the Bosses, the same day. Night at the refuge.
DAY 3 : Return to the Valley from the Goûter refuge.

The programme can be modified according to the weather conditions.

Price : 1410 € for 1-2 people*
Included in the price:
- Commitment of the guide.
- Safety equipment: helmet, harness and rope.
Not included in the price:
- Bellevue cable car: 18.50 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- Mont Blanc train from Col de Voza to Eagle's Nest: 25 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- 2 nights in the Tête Rousse and Taste Havens for you and the guide, on 1/2 board.
- Your personal material (see the information at the bottom of the page).

Rates including shelters : 1785 € for one person or 1995 € for 2 persons*
Included in the price:
- Commitment of the guide.
- 2 nights in the Tête Rousse and Taste Havens for you and the guide, on 1/2 board.
- Safety equipment: helmet, harness and rope.
Not included in the price:
- Bellevue cable car: 18.50 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- Mont Blanc train from Col de Voza to Eagle's Nest: 25 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- Your personal material (see the information at the bottom of the page).

 

ASCENSION DU MONT BLANC par la voie normale - 2 JOURS

For people who already have a good experience in mountaineering, cramponing, and a good physical condition.

DAY 1 : Departure for Mont Blanc from "Les Houches", by taking the "Bellevue" cable car and the Mont Blanc train between Col de Voza and Le Nid d'Aigle. You will walk to the refuge of the  "Goûter" at 3815 m, where you will sleep.
DAY 2 : Ascension of Mont Blanc by the ridge of the Bosses and return to the Valley (about 5h walk, for the climb from the refuge) ..

Price 2019 : 1050 € for 1-2 people*
Included in the price:
- Commitment of the guide.
- Safety equipment: helmet, harness and rope.
Not included in the price:
- Bellevue cable car: 18.50 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- Mont Blanc train from Col de Voza to Nid d'Aigle: 25 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- 1 nights in the refuge for you and the guide, on 1/2 board.
- Your personal material (see the information at the bottom of the page).

Rates including the 2019 refuges : 1265 € for one person or 1380 € for 2 persons*
Included in the price:
- Commitment of the guide.
- 1 night in the refuge for you and the guide, on 1/2 board.
- Safety equipment : helmet, harness and rope.
Not included in the price:
- Bellevue cable car: 18.50 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- Mont Blanc train from Col de Voza to Eagle's Nest:  25 € / person (Roundtrip)*
- Your personal material (see the information at the bottom of the page).
 

MONT BLANC ASCENT by the 3 Monts

The ascent of the Mont Blanc can be done from the Aiguille du Midi through the 3 Monts : Mont Blanc of Tacul, Mont Maudit and Mont Blanc.
For people who already have a good experience in mountaineering, cramponing, and a  good physical condition.
Our guides will have to know, your experience and physical conditions,  before embarking on this way of the 3 Mountains.

DAY 1 : You will take the Aiguille du Midi cable car at the end of the day with your guide. When you arrive at the top, you will go with your crampons to the Cosmiques refuge where you will spend the night at 3613 m.
DAY 2 : You will get up at dawn to begin your ascent in the night. You will enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the top of the roof of Europe; The Mont Blanc. You will then go back down the same road to the Aiguille du Midi where you will take the cable car back to Chamonix.

 

Price 2019 : 1050 € for 1 person*
Included in the price:
- Commitment of the guide
- Safety equipment: helmet, harness and rope.
Not included in the price:
- the Aiguille du Midi cable car: 63 € / person*
- Night at the Cosmiques refuge for you and your guide.
- Your personal material (see the information at the bottom of the page)

*Prices summer 2019



NECESSARY EQUIPMENT/PERSONAL MATERIALS :
Technical equipment : 45 liter backpack, crampons, telescopic walking sticks, ice axes, mountaineering boots (you can rent this equipment with our partners: SANGLARD and NOMAD LOC (for the backpack).
Clothing : hiking pants, thick fleece jacket or down jacket, thin fleece jacket, wind vester, gloves, balaclava or hat, tights, long-sleeved T-shirt, underwear and  socks.
Complementary material : sunglasses, sunscreen, drink & food, headlamp, meat bag, pharmacy and toilet kit and goggles
 

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY THE GUIDE :
Security equipment : helmet, shoulder belt, rope & safety equipment.
If you have your equipment, you can bring it.

INFORMATION :
- The ideal period is from June to September
- Three conditions must be met to optimize the chances of success: favorable weather, good physical condition of the participants, flexibility in the programme (the presented programme is the one we will follow if it remains the most favorable to the success the ascent.)
- Having a guide for 2 people gives us a  maximum of flexibility which greatly increases the chances of climbing the summit.
- Climb Mont Blanc requires to be in very good physical condition and to practice a regular physical activity, as running &  cycling ...
- If despite everything, it isn't possible to consider the Mont Blanc during the 5 days of training, we will attempt the ascent of another summit of more than 4000 m and you will be refunded the difference.
- Our priority is your safety, then the achievement of your objectives as well as the quality of the relationship with you and your guide.
- If you fail the ascent, we will not be able to refund you.
- If the weather is unfavorable, the guide will propose another summit, no compensation will be possible.