“wild” Cross-Country Skiing Tré-La-Tête massif

An often unknown wild setting of the massif, with unusual viewpoints on the south-western slope of Mont-Blanc. You will enjoy many exceptional panoramas during this “wild” Cross-Country Skiing weekend in the Tré-La-Tête massif.

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Dates

From mid-March to May depending on the snow conditions.

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 :

295€ / person (guaranteed departure from 4 subscriptions)

Price of the private option : 

2 participants : 480€ / person
3 participants : 365€ / person
4 participants : 295€ / person

* The price includes

  • Supervision by a mountain guide
  • half-board in the Tré la Tête refuge
  • pick nick or lunch
  • lift pass (1st day)

* The price doesn’t include

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

Technical and physical level

For good skiers in good physical shape. Passes and summits with technical difficulties. You need to have some experience in skitouring. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the required level.

Our assets

  • We take the bare minimum of picknicks in the backpacks, we order them in the huts.
  • Water during the meals is included.
  • We prefer small groups.

Detailed program

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

Day 1 D+ 262m/D- 925m/D+ 518m

Departure from Contamines village (1,210 m) where you will take the ski-lifts. Departure from the summit of Roselette drag lift (2,115 m) in Contamines. Crossing by going down south under Aiguille de Roselette. You will put on your skins when meeting a flat to climb a long small valley to get to Col de la Cicle (2,377 m) or Col de la Fenêtre. A beautiful descent onto Balme and Nant Borrant (1,452 m) then ascent to Tré la Tête refuge (1,970 m) via Combe Noire.

Day 2 D+ 1200m/D- 1890m

Departure from the refuge to go to the summit of Mont-Tondu (3,196 m). You will cross and go down “mauvais pas” to gain access to Tré la Tête glacier. Way above Tré la Grande seracs to climb the glacier. Crossing of the glacier to get to the slopes of Mont-Tondu glacier. Then you will get to the pass (3,050 m) under Pain de sucre. Descent via  Jovets lakes.

The elevation differences are approximate and may vary.

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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Bookings start from November.

To register, you can send us the registration form dated and signed with a deposit of 30% and the amount of optional insurance.

For any information, we invite you to contact us by mail or by phone at +33 (0) 4 50 47 76 55 (Saint-Gervais) or at +33 (0) 4 50 47 10 08 (Les Contamines). We will be able to guide you in the realization of your project.