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View from the summit of the mountain A group of roped hikers Climbing Reaching the top of the mountain roped Climbing

Hiking on glacier in Alps

Why not
to try out the glacier experience ?
After a few metres of walking on uneven surfaces across the Alpine floor, you will reach the mineral world. There are no flowers or plants at this altitude; only the tracks left by the glaciers are visible. This is where the ice walk begins. Accompanied by a mountain guide, you will be equipped with studs, an ice axe and a rope in order to learn the necessary techniques. But more importantly, you will discover another world: ice, snow, crevasses, the rock face that surrounds you and the sheer enormity of the glacier! Before finally experiencing the satisfaction of a victorious arrival at the top with the discovery of an exceptional panoramic view from the top of Grande Motte summit…An experience that will not leave you indifferent !

⚠Please call us before booking to confirm our availability ⚠
Number of people
FROM 98 €
The program
STEP 1 /
5h00 -Meet up in the morning with the mountain guide. Go on to access at starting point.
STEP 2 /
6h00 - You put your boots and rucksack on for approximately 2 hours of hiking on footpaths, watching nature awake, before reaching the foot of the glacier. The important informations are given you and you familiarize yourselves with equipment.
STEP 3 /
8h00 -One hour of easy walking on the glacier will help you become familiar with this new environment and in particular will allow you to enjoy a magnificent landscape.
STEP 4 /
9h00 -And finally, the last part of the climb begins; the glacier becomes steeper before the final ridge to reach the summit: an incredible and awesome view !!!
STEP 5 /
11h00 - The return journey back down is made steadily as a roped party in order to reach your accommodation by early afternoon.
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Bernard Terraz - High mountain guide
The team
tarentaise tours
Savoyard d’origine, guide de Haute Montagne et moniteur de ski.
Je suis un passionné de ski et d’escalade sous toutes leurs formes... Une passion où un travail qui sont étroitement liés. C’est un métier de passion qui se résume à partager du rêve, dans un domaine où les rapports humains et la nature prennent toute leur dimension.
Changing the program
The program is given as a guide. It can be modified at any moment by the certified professional supervising the group according to the weather, security and/ snow conditions. These modifications could occur on his own judgment.
Supervision by a qualified professional - UIAGM guide
Funicular and cable car package
Technical equipment (harness, helmet, ice axe, crampons)
Not Included
Rental of mountaineering boots (crampons)
Personal expenses
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Open from Sunday to Friday
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