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

Dôme des glaciers

This climb, the Dôme des Glaciers, far from the ski-lifts and in a wild atmosphere, is perfect for a first experience.

Between Beaufortain, Tarentaise and Mont-Blanc massif, at the Franco-Italian border.

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Dates

Group sessions: Every friday from mid-June to mid-September depending on the conditions

Private sessions: Every day from mid-June to mid-September depending on the conditions

Rates

If you are alone or a small group and you’d like to benefit the lowest rate, you can opt for a group session. If you prefer to stay in your private group you can choose the private formula.

Tarif de la formule en collective :

410€ / person (guaranteed departure from 3 subscriptions)

Price of the private option:
2 participants : 535 € / person
4 participants : 345 € / person
5 participants : 455 € / person

* The price includes

  • Supervision by a mountain guide
  • Half-board at Robert Blanc
  • 1 picknick and a warm lunch

* The price does not include

  • Drinks, cereal bars and other personal expenses
  • Transportation to the starting point
  • Your personal insurance
  • Your mountaineering equipment
  • Everything that isn’t mentioned in « the price includes »

Physical and techical requirements

The climb requires a good training and is addressed to sports people. You’ll be walking for 10 hours on the second day, so you’ll have to prepare and practice cardio during your endurance trainings (biking, running, …).
Don’t forget that you’ll be walking with a 8 kilograms backpack, this increases the amount of effort needed to walk, be sure to be training with this extra weight.

Our assets

  • Hot lunch at Robert Blanc
  • Water during the meal is included
  • We prefer small groups

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

Detailed program

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

Day 1 D+790 m

Departure from Saint Gervais (near 1h30 by car) to go to Chapieux hamlet (1,550 m) just as you enter Vallée des Glaciers, Lanchettes car park (1,960 m) and then ascent to Robert Blanc refuge (2,750 m).

Day 2 D+ 842m/D-1632m

Ascent of Dôme des Glaciers (3,592 m). Snow climb.

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.

Dôme des glaciers avec les guides de Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines
Dôme des glaciers avec les guides de Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines
Dôme des glaciers avec les guides de Saint-Gervais / Les Contamines