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Mountaineering in the Alps
Mont Blanc Glacier Tour Experience

Mont Blanc glacier tour 185€

A first approach to mountaineering and high altitude environments with a guided tour on the Mont Blanc glacier, suitable for all hikers.

DURATION

1 day
On request, it is possible to either extend or shorten the Mont Blanc glacier excursion 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. The itineraries will be chosen according to the level and experience of the participants and on the weather conditions.
Looking for a more challenging experience? Try the Vallée Blanche excursion from Pointe Helbronner to Aiguille du Midi!


WHERE

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


MAXIMUM ELEVATION

3.700 m.


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid March to mid October.


TOUR TYPE

Day excursion on glacier with an Alpine Guide, mountaineering equipment rental and Skyway cable car tickets.

Mountaineering experience on Mont Blanc glacier with crampons or snowshoes

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A first approach to mountaineering and high-altitude environments, a one-day trekking experience suitable for all hikers on the Mont Blanc glacier: the perfect place to learn how to walk on a glacier with crampons in a roped party.
  • Climb towards Mont Blanc glacier with the marvellous Skyway cable car from Courmayeur, with breathtaking views over the Alps of Aosta Valley.
  • Amazing landscapes: walk through the spectacular seracs, crevasses and granite spires of the Mont Blanc glacier.
  • The Mont Blanc glacier hiking tour 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 - MONT BLANC GLACIER EXCURSION

About 3-4 hours walking time +200-400 m. positive gain

In the morning, meeting with the Alpine Guide in Courmayeur; ascent to Punta Helbronner and Rifugio Torino (3.462 m.) with the Skyway cable car.
Equipped with crampons or snowshoes and walking in a roped party you will start the glacier excursion to Combe Maudit, admiring the mighty mountains that made the history in the Alps mountaineering. Return to Rifugio Torino (where you can stop for a panoramic lunch or snack break) you will go back down to Courmayeur with the Skyway cable car.

On request it is possible to make a longer and more demanding excursion, like the Vallee Blanche tour.

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 glacier tour

PRIVATE EXPERIENCE

Possible every day
185 euro per person
With 4 participants

The Mont Blanc glacier excursion with Alpine Guides can be organized both for individuals or private groups.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

GROUP EXPERIENCE

No planned departures yet. View our tours and excursions calendar for other tours in Aosta Valley and other destinations.

For private groups we can organize the tour with tailor made itinerary and services.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

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: Day Excursion on the Mont Blanc Glacier from Courmayeur with Mountain Guide

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