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5 day course to climb Mont-Blanc with a private Mountain guide

Mont-Blanc, Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Chamonix

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

5 days
5 day course to climb Mont-Blanc By the 3 Mont-Blanc route. 4 DAYS WITH YOUR PRIVATE GUIDE. 3 high mountain training days, 2 days climbing the highest European summit.
-5% *
1677 €
1765 €
Price per person
* Valid until 31/12/2017

Presentation

Climbing to the peak of Mont-Blanc is a serious undertaking. By choosing one of our preparation course you are giving yourself a better chance to succeed. It is highly recommended to physically prepare yourself long before the climb.

For optimum safety, Objectif France has unique guiding standards, allowing only 2 people per guide (except on Day 1). In addition, by keeping the climbing party small (two plus the guide) we increase your chances of success to reach the summit.

 

After confirming your reservation we will send you within 48 hours a confirmation email. You will find:

  • Our confirmation of the availability
  • Your VOUCHER (to print) to handover
  • Detailed information about your service
  • The confirmation of your payment.
  • Your credit card will be charged at confirmation of the availability of the service

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Mont Blanc Training Course- 5 days
A course to maximise chances of success to the summit

Mountaineering Program

Day 1: Getting familiar with the use of crampons Mer de Glace is the perfect place to experience walking with crampons, progressing while roped-up and basic mountaineering knots. All participants registered for the course practice together in order to form evenly skilled parties of 2; 1 guide will lead 6 people at the most. (2 people per guide for the rest of the week).

Day 2: climbing on snow
A day to practice skills learnt on previous day in a “high alpine” environment.  
Practice walking/mountaineering at high altitude.
Route examples: Hiking across Vallée Blanche (TVB), Cosmiques Ridge, and Aiguilles d’Entrèves...

DAY 3: High alpine moutaineering
Climbing a new route that takes place in altitude.
Necessary climbing techniques involve snow and ice (mixed climbing), or similar conditions found during Voie Normale.
Route examples: Petite Verte, Argentière Glacier, Traversée des Crochues...

Mont Blanc Ascent: possible route: The “Bosses Ridge”- Goûter Hut

DAY 4: Climbing to the Goûter hut
Ascent 1 700 m/5 610ft
We ride the cable car to Bellevue (1 850m/6 105ft) from Les Houches, and the Tramway du Mont Blanc cog train to Nid d’Aigle (2 372m/7 830ft). Then we continue to the Tête Rousse hut (3 167m/10 450ft) 2H to 2H30 hours away, and reach the Goûter hut (3 913m/12 930ft) 2H30 to 3H later to spend the night (half-board).  

DAY 5:  to the summit and descent back to the valley
Ascent 1 000m/3 300 ft     
Descent 2 700m/8 900ft
After an early rise (2H am) we start our way to Dome du Goûter (4 324m/14 270ft), then Vallot hut (4 362m/14400ft), continue up the “Bosses Ridge” leading to the top of Europe (4 810m/15 870ft).
We return back down to the valley the same day.

This program can be changed depending on weather and mountain conditions, or technical level of the participants.

OPTIONAL:

Training for altitude

  • A night at the Cosmiques hut on day 2 (2 people minimum)
  • Price: 190€/person
  • Mountaineering kit rental: 190€/person (Mountaineering boots, crampons, ice-axe and climbing helmet)
  • Accommodation in Chamonix
  • Transfer to/from Geneva airport

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Additionnal informations

PHYSICAL ABILITY:                 
Excellent physical shape:
In order to fully enjoy this mountaineering adventure, climbing Mont Blanc requires great athletics skills, and a year-round cardio training practice (jogging, biking, hiking ...)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Crampon walking experience is necessary: Climbing Mont Blanc requires a good experience of hiking with crampons in altitude.

GUIDING:
Except for day1, a mountain guide leads 2 people at the most.

ACCOMMODATION
One night at the Goûter hut in dormitory.

MEALS
Daily take out lunch.
Half-board during the ascent to Mont Blanc (dinner, night and breakfast)  
Party members should bring snacks for the day (energy barres, dry fruits, sugar tablets, etc.)
Huts do not provide water. Bring small change for drinks.

DOCUMENTATION
Valid ID card or passport.
Repatriation insurance is mandatory. We strongly recommend the purchase of a cancellation insurance. Both insurance contracts are available from our office (please refer to registration form).

DATES
We organize Mont Blanc mountaineering courses every week starting mid-June (please refer to the attached information form).

MEETING POINT
Meet your guide and the group at 8H30 on Day 1 at Chamonix.

 

Other:
To participate to this service, you simply have to present your voucher to the service provider on site.

Commitments Objective France
Our team is here to make your holiday a success and meet all your expectations. Every detail is important in the organization and undertaking of your stay. Objective France will accompany you in the process of organizing your trip in France.

Anything else we can help you with?
Remember that Objectif France is an incoming tour operator who creates discovery trips in France and across Western European.
Our team is at your disposal if you need help organizing your trip:

  • Car rental or private transfers
  • Accommodation Reservation: hotels, B & B, boutique hotels and anything unusual
  • Guide and interpreter services
  • Booking of restaurants that require reservations in advance (Michelin starred restaurants etc ...)
  • Booking tours which require reservations in advance
  • Etc ....

Our team is ready to answer any of your questions. By e-mail info@objectiffrance.com or phone at 00 33 (0) 9 66 96 13 19

Have a great trip – bon voyage

Price

Minimum 2 person

Price includes:

  • guiding services
  • Lift tickets
  • Daily take-out lunches
  • Half-board at the hut during the climb to Mont Blanc.


Not included:

  • Mountaineering equipment rental
  • Accommodation during the first 3 days

 

Cancellation conditions:
Once we have confirmed the availability of the activity the cancellation fees will apply as follows:
More than 7 days before the arrival date - 50 % charge
Less than 7 days before the arrival date and in case of No Show: 100 % charge


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