3 days
Duration
France, Massif du Mont-Blanc
Destinations
Summer
Dates

Balcons du Mont-Blanc

Balcons du Mont-Blanc is an alpine trek, in a mineral atmosphere and mainly on off-track paths! Each day you will discover renowned lakes and various landscapes! You will spend 2 nights in front of Mont-Blanc massif in typical refuges!

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2020 Dates

Departures June 23rd and July 22nd.
Other dates possible on demand or for private groups.

2020 Rates

Price of the group session
365€  / person

Price of the private sessions:
Contact us (up to 12 people per hiking guide)

* The price includes

  • guiding
  • half-board in refuges or lodges
  • picknicks

* The price doesn’t include

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

 

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult, Child

Detailed program for the Balcons du Mont-Blanc

The previous day
Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office.

Day 1
Difference in height of + 1,050 m/Difference in height of – 100 m – 5-hour walking.
You will leave from the chalet of Aiguilles Rouges nature reserve in the early morning, at Col des Montets. After a regular ascent, you will leave the path to reach the first lake of the day! You will get to Lac Blanc comfortable refuge (2,352 m), still on off-track paths, crossing lakes and lakes and in a more and more mineral setting. The view on Mont-Blanc massif is spectacular!

Day 2
Difference in height of + 700 m/Difference in height of – 100 m – 6-and-a-half-hour walking.
You will take a balcony path to go to an exposed pass in order to discover Lacs Noirs. A slight descent into the blocks before getting to Cornu lake. From there you will cross off-track paths to reach the way which leads to the pass and the summit of Brévent. After a detour via Brévent lake you will reach Lachat typical refuge (2,136 m) which stands in front of the highest ice waterfall of Europe : Glacier des Bossons and Mont-Blanc !

Day 3
Difference in height of + 200 m/Difference in height of – 1,000 m – 4-hour walking. Before going down to Houches village through pastures and forests you will follow the highly-sharpened ridge of Aiguillette des Houches which is the limit of Carlaveyron nature reserve. A magical 360-degree view !

 Walking time and differences in height are approximate and could vary.

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.