Mont Blanc in the French/Italian Alps dominates the Chamonix valley with its white majestic dome. Some say it is the most visited natural attraction in the world!
- Climb the highest peak in the Alps
- Moderate snow-climbing in spectacular, history-steeped terrain
- Led by friendly, experienced and qualified guides
Mont Blanc is Europe's highest peak...political Europe that is, since Elbrus in Russia is higher and is a fine ascent for mountaineers of all levels.
There are a variety of routes on Mont Blanc to suit your experience and enthusiasm as well as current conditions. This trip includes an ascent of another high peak in the region to acclimatise prior to attempting Mont Blanc.
|0||Arrive Chamonix, hotel night.|
|1||Meet your guide for an early morning briefing and gear check. Either take the Aiguille du Midi lift and Le Panoramique or travel through the Mont Blanc tunnel and ascend via the Skyway Monte Bianco to Point Hellbronner (3,462m/11,358ft). Climb the Aiguille de Toule (3,534m/11,594ft) and then spend the afternoon going over crampon and rope skills and travelling over glaciated terrain. Overnight at the Torino Hut (3,375m/11,073ft).|
|2||Climb the Aiguille d’Entrèves Traverse then either return via the Panoramique lift or head back down the Skyway Monte Bianco and descend to Chamonix for the night.|
|3||Take the Bellevue Lift and Mont Blanc Tramway Lift (2,380m/7,800ft) and hike up to Tête Rousse (3,187m/10,377ft, 4hrs), or take the Aiguille du Midi Lift and trek to Cosmiques Hut (3,613m/11,854ft, 1hr). Enjoy an early night.|
|4||Very early start for the climb of Mont Blanc (4,807m/15,771ft – 8 hrs from Tête Rousse, 7 hrs from Cosmiques) and descend to Goûter (3,863m) or Tête Rousse Huts (3,187m), or return to Cosmiques Hut (4 to 5 hrs). Sometimes it will be possible to descend to Chamonix the same day.|
|5||Descend to Les Houches, transfer to Chamonix. Debrief and hotel night.|
|6||Breakfast and departure. Airport transfers are not included but we can arrange this for you.|