GLACIER TREKKING

3The Mont Blanc glaciers

Two three day walking tours, discover the heart of the Mont Blanc massif. Easy walks, ascend on foot the large glaciers mer de Glace, Argentière, Vallée Blanche…and traversing cols with splendid panoramic views on the high summits of the massif, Mont Blanc, Aiguilles de Chamonix, Aiguille verte, Dru.

Around Aiguilles Dorées

D 1 : from le Tour up to refuge Albert 1er (2702m), night in the hut
D 2 : Tête Blanche (3429m), col supérieur du Tour (3289m), Trient hut
D 3 : around Aiguilles Dorées, Le Tour glacier, Albert 1er hut, Le Tour
Standard : good physical condition.
Price : 610 € per person.

8Around Mer de Glace

D 1 : Montenvers train, mer de Glace and via ferrata at the base of the Moine and Dru to the Couvercle hut
D 2 : Couvercle hut, Leschaux glacier, Requin hut
D 3 : Requin hut descent to Montenvers by the Envers des Aiguilles hut and the Mer de Glace.
Standard : good physical condition.
Price : 610 € per person
Dates : Mer de Glace tour: Every week from Thursday to Saturday from the beginning of June at the end of September. Around Dorées : Every week from Monday to Wednesday from the beginning of June at the end of September.

These two tours can be linked up to create a six day unforgettable tour in the massif.

From Chamonix to Zermatt

Six days on foot to link up the two alpine capitals. Setting off from the friendly alpine meadows of Le Tour village, by the large glaciers of Mont-Blanc and the Valais. Passing over col to col and from hut to hut. Admiring on our way magnificent panoramic views which are offered and finally you will be confronted by the unique and magnificent Matterhorn. Route with very few technical difficulties and accessible to all good walkers with a good physical condition.
D 1: Le Tour village, Albert 1er hut (2700m)
D 2: Le Tour glacier and col(3200m), Champex
D 3: Mauvoisin, cabanne Chanrion (2462m)
D 4 : Ottema Glacier , cabanne des Vignettes (3160m)
D 5: Evèque col (3392m), cabanne Bertol (3311m)
D 6 : Mont Miné glacier, Tête Blanche (3724m), descent to Zermatt by the Zmütt glacier.
Dates : Every sunday from the 18 June on. Price : 1380 € per person.

2Monte Rosa traverse

Living from Zermatt in Switzerland, five days of glacier trekking and easy mountaineering at high altitude will let you attain several high summits in the Monte Rosa range.
D 1: Zermatt, Klein Matterhorn up to the Breithorn (4160m) descent to the refuges des guides du Val d’Ayas (3420m)
D 2 : Ascent of Castor (4228m) by a magnificent arete, descent to the Quintino Sella hut (3585m)
D 3 : Traverse of Passo del Naso (4100 m), Gnifetti hut (3600m)
D 4 : Col du Lys (4256m), pte Margherita (4554m) and descent to the Monte Rosa hut (2795m)
D 5 : Traverse of the Gornergletcher, Gornergrat funicular and back to Zermatt
Dates : 18 June, 16 July, 06 August.
Price : 2 persons 1680 € per person, if 3 persons 1430 € per person.
Standard : Very good physical condition (high altitude).

The price includes : guide fee, half board accommodation in the huts, lifts and cable cars. Not include picnic lunches, drinks and the transfers required for the route.