2 days
Duration
France, Massif du Mont-Blanc
Destinations
Summer
Dates
Beginner
Level

AIGUILLE DU TOUR

The Aiguille du Tour is one of the easiest mountaineering climbs of Mont-Blanc massif you will discover the high-altitude mountains, you will progress off the beaten track and you will enjoy a diversity of  unforgettable landscapes.

For your first experience at high altitude you will progress at the heart of Mont-Blanc massif.

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Dates

Group sessions : Every sunday from mid-june to mid-september according to the conditions
Private sessions : Every day from mid-june to mid-september according to the conditions

Rates

If you’re alone and wishing to benefit a reduced price, you can choose to participate in a group session.

Price of the group option:
430€ / person (guaranteed departure from 3 subscriptions)

Price of the private option:
2 participants: 565€ / person
4 participants: 370€ / person
5 participants: 485€ / person

* The price includes

  • supervision by a mountain guide
  • lunches
  • half board in the Albert 1er hut (dorm)
  • lift pass

* The price doesn’t include

  • drinks, picknick and other extras
  • your personal insurance
  • your equipment
  • transportation to the starting point
  • everything that isn’t mentioned in “the price includes”

Technical and physical requirements

A good preparation is necessary, this climb is meant for sportive people. You will be walking for about 6 hours the second day, so prepare yourself practicing “cardio” endurance sports like biking and running. Don’t forget that you’ll be walking with a backpack of 8 kilos on your back, which increases the effort required sotry to train with this extra weight.

Our assets

  • Hot meals at Albert 1er
  • We prefer small groups

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

The previous day
Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office where you will meet your guide.

Day 1
Departure from Tour village in the morning, ascent to Albert 1er refuge (2,702 m) with Tour ski-lifts (1h30). Lunch in the hut and introduction to crampon techniques in the afternoon. Night spent at Albert 1er refuge.

Day 2
Ascent of the summit of Aiguille du Tour. On the glaciers and the rocky summits. You will discover a magnificent panorama on the slope of Trient and Saleinaz.

 The guides could be led to change the programme depending on the weather conditions, the mountains and the level of the participants.

Booking

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Reservations starting early november

Register by filling the registration form dated and signed and with the 30% deposit, plus the optional insurance coverage amounts. Having a repatriation help service coverage is compulsory to attend our trips. If you do not have one, we can offer you one.

For further information, please contact us by mail or by calling +33 (0)4 50 47 76 55 (Saint-Gervais) or  +33 (0)4 50 47 10 08 (Les Contamines). We can help you to realise your projects.