A glacier trek is nothing else than a walk on glacier.
Your guide will give you advice and rules.
You will learn how to use the specific equipment!
Crampons, ice-axe, rope will be the tools for your mountaineering experience!
Glacier trek: from 250 €
- On the famous « Mer de glace » or on the higland areas of glacier du géant, glacier trek is the perfect start to get into the basics of mountaineering.
- Breathtaking panorama !
- Your guide according to your level of practice will advise you on future routes.
- This activity can be realised in group or with family from 4 to 6 persons per guide depending on the glacier’s state.
Your guide will contact you before to introduce himself and for weather forecast or equipment details.. Example for Col du géant outing : Départure from Chamonix around 8h00 Crossing of tunnel du Mont blanc and riding up the italian cable car « skyway » (3462 m) Departure for hike after your guide’s briefa round 9h-9h30 Choice of route and duration depending on your motivations, physical level, weather forecast. Ex : pied des aiguilles marbrées-ascent of dent du géant for contemplatives or col d’Entrèves for the most sporting ones, or crossing of la vallée blanche until l’aiguille du midi … Stop for picnic during the hike Return by gondola « skyway » and crossing Tunnel Mont Blanc at 15h00.
For group outings, the price includes the ski lifts, italy transfers, harnesses (in option: shoes, ice axe, crampons, helmet) For private outing, depending on your wishes at suscription, we can handle part or everything
ÉQUIPEMENT PERSONNEL-Personal equipment with warm clothes, cap, gloves, sun cream… - pic nic and water (minimum 1 l because we dehydrate faster in high altitude !) -technical equipment and lifts if you prefer to handle it directly.
SOnly la mer de glace is possible for children aged 12/15ans For le col du géant, efforts in altitude (3500m) are strongly disadvised for children less than 15 years. Children under 16 years old are not accepted in group outings. . All our partners (mountain guide, ski instructor ,paragliding instructor, rafting instructor,..) are all independant workers. When you book a professional, he books his time for the activity you book. In case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation fees are those ones : 3 days before activity ----------------- 0 € cancellation fees From 2 days to the evening before actvity at latest 16h ----- 30% of total amount After ------------------------------------- 100 % of total amount In case of bad weather conditions, complete refund of the amount.