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Mont Blanc Goûter Route


The best way to reach Mont Blanc along the Goûter Route: a 3 days program to approach the summit of Mont Blanc, taking your time to get the best acclimatization! Discover the all inclusive program and book your adventure.
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PROGRAM

The Mont Blanc is the king of Alps: with its 4,810 meters of altitude it is the highest peak in Europe, a dream for every mountain lovers.

Climb Mont Blanc along Goûter Route from Chamonix in 3-days with our local and certified Mountain Guides: this program brings you back to the roots of mountaineering, as you have 3 days to approach the summit of Mont Blanc, getting gradually the best acclimatization.

By taking 3 days, you can afford the ascent without time pressure, as well as providing good acclimatization. Most importantly, choosing this program, you will reduce the risks of rock falling during the crossing of the “Grand Couloir” passage, the most dangerous part of the itinerary. 

The ascent requires good physical training due to the length and toughness of the route, in addition to a sufficient high altitude experience and a good confidence in using crampons on steep iced itineraries.

Book now with the all-inclusive formula, in addition to the assistance of a certified and local Mountain Guide you get two nights at Tête Rousse Hut and Goûter Hut with breakfast and dinner included, liability insurance and lift tickets.

Due to French regulations, refuges reservation is mandatory and the places are limited. We strongly suggest to reserve your place as soon as possible in order to be sure to climb Mont Blanc in 2023.

 

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1,450 m
Ascent time: 2-3 hours
Meeting point: meeting in Chamonix or Courmayeur for equipment checking and short briefing.

Mont Blanc ascent along Normal Route begins in Chamonix, from where we move to Les Houches by car. Here, we take the cable car to Bellevue-Téléphérique. The ascent finally starts: we go up to the Tête Rousse Hut (3,167 m) in approximately 2 hours. Dinner and overnight stay at the hut.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1,450 m
Ascent time: 2-3 hours
Meeting point: meeting in Chamonix or Courmayeur for equipment checking and short briefing.

Mont Blanc ascent along Normal Route begins in Chamonix, from where we move to Les Houches by car. Here, we take the cable car to Bellevue-Téléphérique. The ascent finally starts: we go up to the Tête Rousse Hut (3,167 m) in approximately 2 hours. Dinner and overnight stay at the hut.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1650 m
Ascent/descent time: around 12 hours

In order to take advantage of the sunlight, we leave Tête Rousse Hut around 3.00 am and we go up to the Goûter Hut (3,817m) for a short pause. After that, we face a glacial plateau before arriving at the Dôme du Goûter, at 4,250 meters of altitude. From there, we keep ascending up to the Vallot Hut, where we usually take a short break to drink something and rest. Resuming the climb, at the end of the stunning Bosses Ridge, we finally reach the summit of Mont Blanc, at 4,810 meters of altitude. We’ll return down to the refuge Goûter.

Dinner and overnight at the refuge.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1650 m
Ascent/descent time: around 12 hours

In order to take advantage of the sunlight, we leave Tête Rousse Hut around 3.00 am and we go up to the Goûter Hut (3,817m) for a short pause. After that, we face a glacial plateau before arriving at the Dôme du Goûter, at 4,250 meters of altitude. From there, we keep ascending up to the Vallot Hut, where we usually take a short break to drink something and rest. Resuming the climb, at the end of the stunning Bosses Ridge, we finally reach the summit of Mont Blanc, at 4,810 meters of altitude. We’ll return down to the refuge Goûter.

Dinner and overnight at the refuge.

DAY

Difference in altitude: -2050 m
Descent time: 5 hours

Wake up at Goûter refuge: we start early in time to reach the Tête Rousse and have breakfast there, before returning to Les Houches, hiking down on the same itinerary of the first day. The last cable car run from Bellevue to Les Houches is around 5.30pm.

When we arrive at the parking area, we will have time for a good lunch and a beer to celebrate the summit with the Guide.

We suggest to the customers planning to stay overnight in Chamonix, to avoid the risk of losing transport (train or flight) in case of late arrival back after the trip.

 

DAY

Difference in altitude: -2050 m
Descent time: 5 hours

Wake up at Goûter refuge: we start early in time to reach the Tête Rousse and have breakfast there, before returning to Les Houches, hiking down on the same itinerary of the first day. The last cable car run from Bellevue to Les Houches is around 5.30pm.

When we arrive at the parking area, we will have time for a good lunch and a beer to celebrate the summit with the Guide.

We suggest to the customers planning to stay overnight in Chamonix, to avoid the risk of losing transport (train or flight) in case of late arrival back after the trip.

 

DETAILS

DURATION
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3 Days
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TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
low
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FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
very good
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PERSONS
utente
Max 2 for each Mountain Guide
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PERIOD
calendario
from 01/06 to 30/09
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
3 Days
low
very good
Max 2 for each Mountain Guide
from 01/06 to 30/09
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

2580 € fee per person with 1 participant
1680 € fee per person with 2 participants
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM/IFMGA certified Mountain Guide
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation)
  • liability insurance
  • loan of shared safety material
  • loan of personal equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons and helmet)
  • tickets for lift facilities
  • booking assistance service (including assistance for refuges and lifts reservation)
  • 2 nights in half-board in mountain huts (Tête Rousse Refuge and Goûter, breakfast and dinner included
  • service fees for Mont Blanc hut booking

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • transfers
  • extra meals and beverages (for the participants and for the Guide)
  • 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 they 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 they 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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