Three days to discover the technics of mountaineering in the Mont Blanc group : you will ascend the Aiguille du Tour (11,621 feet), tour the glacier trek around the Aiguilles Dorées, attend a ice-climbing school, train to safety technics to be used in case of a fall on a snow slope, study the rescue technics in crevasses, and learn the main knots used by climbers.
3 days, Chamonix Mont-Blanc, departures on each Sunday of Summer 2017, from Sunday 11 of June till Sunday 9 of September, one mountain guide for 4 participants, PRICE : 509 Euros.
- Your level : You are a complete beginner in mountaineering ( but you are used to hike through hills and low-altitude mountains ) or you have a little experience in this sport.
You practise twice a week long distance running (7 miles), biking (50 miles) or swimming (one mile and a half). You do not suffer from vertigo.
- Programme: Meeting point at Le Tour cable-car, in Chamonix valley, at 8.30 a.m., ascent by cable-car + footpath to Albert 1er hut, ice climbing school on the Tour glacier, Albert 1er hut / Aiguille du Tour (11,621 feet), Trient hut / Plines pass (10,807 feet), Saleina pass (10,718 feet), Albert 1er hut, footpath and cable-car down to Le Tour. Separation in Chamonix by mid-day.
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