Mont Blanc and its 4,810m altitude, are extremely coveted, both by the community of mountaineers, who dream of reaching this summit, and by adventure enthusiasts, wanting to surpass their limits.
France - Chamonix
May, June, July, August, September
1,445€ /personne for 2 people
for 1 person
mountaineering level 2: intermediate
Be in good physical shape
Carry a 6 to 8 kg backpack
Walk between 3 and 7 hours
Have a knowledge of mountaineering techniques and equipment
Technical level required: Not very difficult (PD) in mountaineering and 3 in rock climbing
Meet at 10:30 AM at the car park of the Les Houches cable car, to check your bag and equipment with the guide.
We will take the cable car, then the train to arrive at the Nid d'Aigle at 2,370m where we'll have lunch.
From this point, we will leave in the direction of the Refuge de Tête Rousse, for about 2h30 of walking.
Dinner with water at the Refuge de Tête Rousse the same evening and Night.
Departure at dawn from the Tête Rousse refuge, towards the Goûter Refuge. We will pass by the spur of Goûter with its famous passage of the corridor.
The advantage of leaving early will allow us to pass this corridor in good conditions.
We will climb for about 3 hours to reach the Refuge du Goûter. We will take a short break, to leave all the material not necessary for the ascent of the summit of Mont Blanc.
From the Goûter refuge, an additional 4 hours will be necessary to reach the summit and finally set foot on the coveted 4,810m.
2 hours later we will be back at the Goûter refuge to enjoy a well-deserved meal and rest, and enjoy an exceptional night at an altitude of more than 3,800m.
Dinner with water and night at the Goûter refuge.
After a good breakfast at the Goûter refuge, we will take the descent path, towards the Tête Rousse refuge (2h of descent), then the Eagle's Nest (1h30 of descent) where the train and the cable car will take us back to our cars.
Before separating, we will share a meal together to relive the moment of sharing that we all experienced.
- The meal at lunchtime for both you and your guide
- Overnight accommodation described in the program
- Breakfasts, picnics and dinners included in the program
- A fully qualified and experienced IFMGA guide for the duration of your trip
- Mountain rescue radio
- Free membership to the association for the organization of stays
- The ticket(s) for the lifts/cable cars
- Mandatory individual mountaineering safety equipment: harness, helmet, crampons, ice axe
- Collective equipment necessary for progression and safety
- Personal insurance covering the activity
- All that is not included in "the price includes".
- Cancellation insurance (4%), repatriation assistance / search costs - rescue (1.5%)
- Transportation to the meeting point and from the point of separation
- Personal expenses: additional drinks, energy bars, souvenirs, tips, etc.
- Accommodation the night before, optional (room and breakfast)
All Ecrins Prestige guides have gained the highest guiding qualification from the IFMGA and are certified to guide anywhere in the world