1 day
Duration
France, Massif du Mont-Blanc
Destinations
Automn, Spring, Summer
Dates
Skilled
Level

From Aiguille du Midi (3,842 m) in Chamonix. A nice exposed climb at high altitude where you will progress at the heart of Mont-Blanc massif.

Following the rockfall in the summer of 2018, this climb is currently replaced by the crossing of the Aiguile d’entrèves or Aiguilles marbrées.

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Dates

Group sessions : every saturday and wednesday from June to mid-September, depending on the conditions
Private sessions : every day from mid-June to mid-September, depending on the conditions

Rates

Price of the group session:

230€ / person (guaranteed departure from 2 participants)

Price of the private session:

400€ for 1 person
2 participants: 235€ / person

* The price includes

  • supervision by a mountain guide
  • lift pass

* Le prix ne comprend pas

  • Drinks, cereal bars and other personal expenses
  • Transportation to the starting point
  • Your personal insurance
  • Your equipment
  • 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. Prepare yourself practicing “cardio” endurance sports like biking, hiking and running.  Don’t forget that you’ll be walking with a 8kg backpack at high altitude, which is more physical than without, so don’t forget to train with the extra weight.

Our assets

We prefer small groups

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

Detailed program

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

Day 1 : Departure from St-Gervais in the early morning to get to Chamonix (near 30 minutes by car). From there you will take Aiguille du Midi ski-lifts (3,842 m). Descent of the ridge of Aiguille du Midi and then a short walking towards the pass next to Simond shelter (3,600 m). It is a mixed exposed climb between snow and rocks and with one or two abseiling descents. You will come back with the cable-cars in the early afternoon.

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.

Chamonix mountaineering cosmiques
Cosmiques ridge with the guides of Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines
Cosmiques ridge with the guides of Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines
Cosmiques ridge with the guides of Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines
Cosmiques ridge with the guides of Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines