Adventurous Glacier Hike

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Presentation

Here is the most mythical and majestic glacier hike in Chamonix: the vallée blanche! A hike at 3400 meters of altitude with an exceptional panorama on the most beautiful Italian and French summits.

Details about your glacier hike:
- Level required: have a good physical condition and not be sensitive to vertigo. Indeed, you will have to descend the ridge of the Aiguille du Midi which can be impressive if you are prone to it. You will be roped up to 2 people per guide.
- Duration : one day
- Meeting point : in front of the Vertical café at the bottom of the Aiguille du Midi cable car.

Program of the day in detail :
Meeting point at the bottom of the Aiguille du Midi cable car. Meeting with the high mountain guide, short briefing and climb by cable car to reach 3842 meters of altitude.
️ Descent of the snowy ridge, wearing crampons and roped up to reach the glacier / Crossing of the Vallée Blanche glacier and the Géant / Passage among the seracs* then ascent on the Italian side to the Pointe Helbronner.
The view is magnificent: on the Italian side, on the Matterhorn and the Mont Rose
Return to the Aiguille du Midi with the Panoramic Mont Blanc gondola, then back down to Chamonix by cable car.

* Formation of ice blocks following the fragmentation of a glacier.


➡️ From the Helbronner point (Italy):

Admire the breathtaking views of the Italian side of Mont Blanc and the surrounding 4000+ meter peaks. With your guide, go for a glacier hike in this high mountain universe, between seracs and crevasses, and reach the Aiguille du Midi in France.

Details about your glacier hike :
- Level required: glacier hike without great technical difficulty, beginners are accepted. Nevertheless, the altitude and the distance to cover require to be in good physical condition.
- Duration : 1 day
- Meeting point : generally in Chamonix South to organize a transport to Italy.

Program of the day in detail :
Meeting in Chamonix South at the bus station, presentation with the mountain guide.
Travel by bus to the departure of the Skyway in Courmayeur, at the exit of the Mont Blanc Tunnel.
Ascent by Skyway (cable car) to the Pointe Helbronner.
️Encorded, glacier walk towards the Aiguille du Midi in the very heart of the high mountain, between seracs and crevasses. Numerous summits of more than 4000 meters of altitude dominate you.
Then we go back up to Helbronner to go back down with the Skyway and return to Chamonix by the Mont Blanc tunnel.

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minimum age
12 years old
maximum age
80 years old
Rates
Rate in group (4 to 6 people) : From Aiguille du Midi
150 € / person
Private rate for 1-2 people : From Aiguille du Midi or Helbronner
360 € for 1 or 2 people
Private rate for 3-4 people : From Aiguille du Midi or Helbronner
390 € for 3 or 4 people.
Opening dates
All year round, daily.
Location
Adventurous Glacier Hike

74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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