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Hiking and Mountaineering in the Alps
Mont Blanc Glacier Tour Experience

Vallée Blanche Mont Blanc glacier hiking tour 190€

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 21, 2020
July 19, 2020
August 8, 2020
September 6, 2020


Price per person
190 euro

PRIVATE EXCURSION

Possible every day

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

DURATION

1 day
On request, it is possible to either extend or shorten the Vallée Blanche mountaineering experience program.
Check out our other mountaineering excursions and tours in the Alps of Italy!


LEVEL

Suitable for hikers in good shape without any cardio-respiratory disease. For a less demanding experience, check out the excursion on the Mont Blanc glacier!


WHERE

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


MAXIMUM ELEVATION

3.842 m. Aiguille du Midi


TOUR TYPE

Day excursion on glacier with a UIAGM certified Alpine Guide, equipment rental and Skyway cable car tickets.

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

PROGRAM

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

Meeting with the Alpine Guide in Courmayeur, Aosta Valley in the morning. Cable car ride on the marvellous 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 (3.842 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 euro per person, 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 euro 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

The program can be modified according to your needs and ideas. Contact us to receive a tailor-made price and itinerary!

DO YOU 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 Aosta Valley Alps - Mont Blanc: Vallée Blanche glacier tour

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • 1 day of mountaineering with a certified English speaking Alpine Guide (other languages possible on request)
  • Skyway cable car tickets, round trip Courmayeur - Mont Blanc, Punta Helbronner
  • Equipment rental (rope, harness, crampons or snowshoes)

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Transfer to/from the tour starting/ending point
  • Extra overnight stays
  • Extra mountaineering days
  • Other outdoor activities in Aosta Valley

Prices on request

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Additional Info

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

Via Argentero 4, Torino

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011.0891022

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VERTICALIFE snc
Outdoor Travel Company - Tour Operator
Via Argentero, 6
10126 - Torino
VAT: 11464190013
+39 011 089 1022
info@verticalife.it
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