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Mont Blanc course: 4810 m goal

Your aim
: climb the Mont Blanc. Our commitment : help you do it.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced mountaineer, this 6-day course is designed to train your body for the high altitude to reach your dream goal: the ascent of Mont Blanc, all with an ideal acclimatization program.

Accompanied by a high mountain guide, you will enjoy several high altitude runs to perfect your crampon use and discover high mountain climbing techniques. You will evolve in these mineral atmospheres in contact with glaciers and crevasses, accompanied by your mountain guide.
You will have the pleasure of experiencing magical and unique moments, such as the first light of the day and the sunset in the middle of the mountain. And finally, the culmination of your dream: treading on the roof of Europe and dominating all the peaks of the Alps.
Number of people
FROM 2650 €
The program
STEP 1 /
The evening before - Arrival at our base camp, in a *** hotel located in the village of Sainte-Foy.
First meeting with your mountain guide, presentation of the stay, we make a point on the equipment, and we settle the last technical details.
STEP 2 /
Departure around 8:00 am by minibus to Tignes, ascent by cable car to the Grande-Motte to gain altitude. We will climb by the East ridge, and cramp towards the summit (3653m). This day of training will allow you to learn or to revise the techniques of cramponing and climbing in mountaineering. These will be useful for the rest of your stay.
Back to the hotel in the afternoon to relax.
STEP 3 /
Departure around 8:00 am for Courmayeur, we take advantage of the Skyway cable car to reach the Pointe-Helbronner (3462m) with a great panorama on the Mont-Blanc. After dropping our useless stuff at the Torino hut, we leave for a glacier hike. The high mountain atmosphere is guaranteed, at the same time you continue your acclimatization.
Back to the Torino hut for a night at altitude.
STEP 4 /
Departure in the early morning, to reach the Aiguille du Midi by crossing the Vallée-Blanche. We will navigate in the middle of the most prestigious summits of the Mont-Blanc massif, and evolve in the middle of crevasses and seracs. Return to the Sky-way and Courmayeur by cable car. Night in a hotel in the charming village of Entrèves at the foot of Mont-Blanc to relax and enjoy.
STEP 5 /
Departure at 11:00 am for Les Houches, accompanied by your 2 guides you will take the cable car and the Mont-Blanc tramway to reach the Nid d'Aigle. We have lunch in front of the north face of Bionassay. You start the ascent to the Tête Rousse refuge, which takes about 2 hours. Night at the refuge.
STEP 6 /
You leave around 7:00 am to reach the Goutter refuge (3816m). We climb the Goutter ridge, with the precious advice of your mountain guide to arrive after 2 hours 30 minutes of effort at the refuge. You have the rest of the day to recover and continue your acclimatization.
STEP 7 /
We leave the refuge in the night, it is the departure for the summit of the Mont Blanc. You walk in the footsteps of your guide by the light of your headlamp, in the distance the villages of the valley are still asleep. After 2 hours of effort you are at the Dôme du Goutter 4304m, in front of you stands the Mont-Blanc, a tea break and we cross the Dôme pass in direction of the Vallot shelter at the same time as the first light of the day. Here we are at the foot of the ridge of the Bosses, the slope rises at the rhythm given by your guide, you let yourself be carried, then finally the slope weakens and at the end of this ridge you have arrived at the end of your dream: The summit of Mont-Blanc.
After enjoying the victory you start the long way down at the rhythm of your legs, to find the Nid d'Aigle in the middle of the afternoon. The streetcar and the cable car drop you at your starting point in Les Houches where you celebrate your victory with your guides.
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Options :
Mountaineering shoes
Accommodation in a double room in a 3* hotel the day before the first day of the course
Single room supplement for the nights in hotel

Yannick Ponson - High mountain guide
The team
tarentaise tours
I am a local professional and a, fully trained and qualified in France. I know the valleys well and am keen to show clients the great tours and pistes. You can have the best time here with our guiding.
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 high mountain guide (UIAGM) during the whole stay Accommodation in a 3*** hotel in a double room with half board for 3 nights
Accommodation in a Refuge for 3 nights (half board and dormitory)
Ski lift fees
Rental of mountaineering equipment: crampons, ice axes, harness, helmet.
Transfer between sites by private shuttle
Not Included
Snack for the day
Drinks and water at Refuge
Personal expenses
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