1 day
Duration
France, Italie
Destinations
Automn, Summer
Dates
Beginner
Level

Hauts glaciers of Mer de Glace

To go to the Hauts glaciers of Mer de Glace, we take the cable car to Pointe Helbronner (3,462 m) in Italy. A mountaineering glacial snowshoeing hiking in between the most impressive summits in the Mont-Blanc massif.

Ideal for a first discovery of mountaineering, an experience to take your breath away.

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2020 Dates

From December to mid-April.

2020 Rates

If you are alone and you wish to benefit a smaller price, you can participate in a group session.

Price of the group option:

195€ / person (guaranteed departure from 4 particpants)

Price of the private option:

1 participant : 485€
2 participants : 280€ / person
4 participants : 170€ / person
5 participants : 150€ / person
6 participants : 135€ / person

* The price includes:

  • Supervision by a mountain guide
  • Skyway cable car
  • Mont-Blanc tunnel fee
  • snowshoes and walking poles
  • harness, helmet and avalanche beacon.

* Le prix ne comprend pas

  • Drinks, cereal bars and other personal expenses
  • your personal insurance
  • transportation to the starting point
  • everything that isn’t mentioned in « the price includes »

Technical and physical level

You need to be in good shape and know how to walk with snowshoes. Difference in height of about 300 to 500m. At high altitude the physical effort needed is higher. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Our assets

  • We prefer small groups
  • Snowshoes included

Additional information

AgeAdult

Programme détaillé de la journée

The day before:
Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office.Day 1

Departure from St-Gervais in the morning to get to Entrèves village (1,350 m) in Italy (near 50 minutes by car). From there you will take Pointe Helbronner cable-car (3,462 m), you will enjoy a nice walk into Combe maudite and you will go to the feet of Tour Ronde. That mountaineering glacial snowshoeing hiking is perfectly suitable for a first experience. A snow climb. You will come back with the cable-cars in the afternoon.

The guides could be led to change the program 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.