Hiking and Mountaineering in the Alps
Mont Blanc Glacier Tour Experience

Vallée Blanche Mont Blanc glacier hiking tour 210€

The Vallée Blanche traverse in the Mont Blanc glacier, a great day experience for every hiking and mountaineering enthusiast, with our expert Alpine Guides.

GROUP EXCURSIONS


June 16, 2019
July 6, 2019
August 24, 2019
September 15, 2019


Price per person
210 euro

PRIVATE EXCURSION

Possible every day

The Vallée Blanche Mont Blanc mountaineering tour can be organized for individual travellers and private groups with 2 or more participants. Contact us for a tailor-made price.

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DURATION

1 day
On request, it is possible to extend the Vallée Blanche hiking mountaineering experience on Mont Blanc.
Check out our other mountaineering excursions and tours in the Alps too!


WHERE

Mont Blanc, starting from Courmayeur (Aosta Valley Alps).


LEVEL

Suitable for  healthy, experienced hikers in good shape. For a less demanding experience, check out the excursion on the Mont Blanc glacier!
Due to the high altitude hiking on Mont Blanc is not recommended for people suffering of cardiorespiratory diseases.


TOUR TYPE

Day hike on the Mont Blanc glacier with crampons or snowshoes, with our expert Alpine Guide. Ascent from Courmayeur to Punta Helbronner peak with the new Skyway cable car.

Vallée Blanche day hike: mountaineering experience on Mont Blanc glacier with crampons or snowshoes

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A first approach to mountaineering and high-altitude environments, a one-day experience suitable for experienced hikers on the Mont Blanc glacier
  • Enjoy the Mont Blanc glacier in complete safety with our experienced Alpine Guides.
  • Amazing landscapes: walk through the spectacular seracs, crevasses and granite spires of the Mont Blanc glacier
  • The Vallée Blanche glacier experience can be done with snowshoes or simple mountain boots with crampons, according to the snow conditions and the current season
  • On request, customize the Mont Blanc glacier mountaineering experience program combining other outdoor activities and tours

PROGRAM

About 4-5 hours of walking (one way) - Altitude gain/drop: 800m.

Meeting with the Alpine Guide in Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, at 8:30 ca. in the morning. Cable car ride on the new Skyway up to Punta Helbronner (3462 m.), where the roped-party excursion begins. From the Mont Blanc glacier you will reach the Flambeau pass and turn leftwise towards the feet of the Tour Ronde or Grand Capucin peaks and the seracs area.
Leaving the Piramid du Tacul behind, you will climb up to the Aiguille du Midi (3842 m.). The ridge ascent is the only part with tecnical difficulties, a short but exposed section.
Once arrived to the Aiguille du Midi, we recommend to take the elevator to the top, breathtaking views are guaranteed! (4€, to be paid on spot).
Afterwards, descent on the same way back to Punta Helbronner. Alternatively, you can take the cable car (Aiguille du Midi-Punta Helbronner) if it's operational - 30€ per person, to be paid on spot.

If you are looking for an easier day experience on an alpine glacier, see our excursion on the Mont Blanc glacier.

TAILOR-MADE EXPERIENCE

For private groups, the program can be customized according to your needs and ideas. Contact us to receive your tailor-made price and itinerary based on your expectations!

NEED PRIVATE TRANSFERS?

If you need a private transfer to reach the starting point, we can provide a private car with driver to pick you up from your destination. Contact us to receive more information!

Mountaineering in the Alps of Aosta Valley: Mont Blanc glacier tour with guides

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • English and Italian speaking UAIGM mountain guide for 1 day (other languages on request)
  • Skyway cable car ticket round trip Courmayeur - Mont Blanc, Punta Helbronner
  • Mountaineering equipment rental (rope, harness, crampons or snowshoes)

EXTRAS ON REQUEST


Prices on request

HIKING AND MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENT

All the technical equipment (rope, harness, crampons or snowshoes) for the Vallée Blanche Mont Blanc glacier excursion will be provided by Verticalife.

High-heel waterproof hiking boots are required, preferably with rigid or semi-rigid sole. We can provide rental service also for the boots, contact us for further information.
If you don't have crampons, tell us whether your boots are compatible with semi-automatic crampons (there should be a small notch on the sole, heel side). If you are not sure, send us a detailed photo so that we can figure what kind of crampon is the best for you.
Hiking poles are also required. We can rent those for you too!.

Read our useful tips on recommended personal clothing and equipment for a hiking excursion or tour in the Alps.

Mountaineering Aosta Valley Alps - Mont Blanc: Vallée Blanche glacier tour

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Aosta Valley
  • Activities: Hiking and Trekking, Mountaineering
  • Page Title: Mont Blanc - Hiking tour Vallée Blanche

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