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Hiking on Mont Blanc glacier – All Inclusive Hiking on Mont Blanc glacier – All Inclusive

Hiking on Mont Blanc glacier - All Inclusive


An easy hike in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif: the best approach to glacier with rope and crampons.
PHOTOS

PROGRAM

This program is specifically designed for beginners, with no previous mountaineering experience on glaciers. It will help you to gain the skills needed for glacier mountaineering and to become proficient with an ice axe, crampons and the climbing rope. In addition to mastering the basic of travelling on a glacier, you will also learn some key safety rules.

DAY

Drop: 200 m
Ascent/descent: 3-4 hours
Meeting point: meeting at 8:00 am at the Skyway cablecar station for equipment check and a short briefing.

Depending on the physical preparation of the participants we will decide whether to head to Colle del Gigante, Colle d’Entrèves or just to some corner of the glacier to admire up close the vertical granite towers that surround it.

During the hike, the Mountain Guide will give you some information on the mountain environment, touching upon geology, glaciology and mountain meteorology. You will also learn the basic techniques for hiking on glaciers safely and comfortably. You will learn to use crampons on snow, proceeding with rope and trek poles on Géant Glacier.

DAY

Drop: 200 m
Ascent/descent: 3-4 hours
Meeting point: meeting at 8:00 am at the Skyway cablecar station for equipment check and a short briefing.

Depending on the physical preparation of the participants we will decide whether to head to Colle del Gigante, Colle d’Entrèves or just to some corner of the glacier to admire up close the vertical granite towers that surround it.

During the hike, the Mountain Guide will give you some information on the mountain environment, touching upon geology, glaciology and mountain meteorology. You will also learn the basic techniques for hiking on glaciers safely and comfortably. You will learn to use crampons on snow, proceeding with rope and trek poles on Géant Glacier.

DETAILS

DURATION
orologio
1 Day
orologio
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
low
stelle
FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
fair
cuori
PERSONS
utente
Min 4 - max 8 for each Mountain Guide
utente
PERIOD
calendario
from 13/06 to 31/10
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
1 Day
low
fair
Min 4 - max 8 for each Mountain Guide
from 13/06 to 31/10
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

445 € fee per person with 1 participant
265 € fee per person with 2 participants
200 € fee per person with 3 participants
180 € fee per person with 4 participants
180 € fee per person with 5 participants
180 € fee per person with 6 participants
180 € fee per person with 7 participants
180 € fee per person with 8 participants
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide
  • liability insurance
  • loan of shared safety material
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers and meals)
  • lifts (Skyway cableway return ticket)
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, and crampons)

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • anything that is not mentioned under "The rate includes"
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by the respective owners without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening/closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by the respective owners without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening/closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
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DATE IN PROGRAMMA
08
August 2021
DATE IN PROGRAMMA
22
August 2021
DATE IN PROGRAMMA
05
September 2021
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(+39) 328 9720451

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