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Aiguille du Tour, mythical summit of Chamonix valley

"L'Aiguille du Tour", 3540m, is one of the easiest summits of the Mont Blanc Massif for beginners to try their first experience in mountaineering.  You will be walking, hiking, glacier hiking, spending a night in a mountain refuge and even a little easy going rock climbing. All these experiences will help you acquaint yourself with professional mountaineering.

We will meet up the day before with your mountain guide to check on weather conditions and equipment.

Schedule :                                                                                                   DAY 1 : Climb up to "Albert 1er" mountain refuge located at 2702m of altitude. Then crampons on and  ice school on the "Tour" glacier. Spend the night at the mountain refuge.                                                                       DAY 2 : Climb up the "Trient" glacier and then ascent of the "Aiguille du Tour" (3544m); then return to Chamonix valley.

The schedule may be modified depending on weather conditions, also depending on the physical and technical abilities of the participants

Meeting point

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We will contact you the day before

The meeting point will be confirmed about the weather conditions and your level.
The professionnal will contact you the day before to give you every information.

Rates

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Pricing conditions

These rates include :
-A professional mountain guide during your journey                                                                                                                                                                   -All the safety equipment : ropes, snap hooks...                                                                                                                                                                       

These rates do not include :
-Lunch (picnic)
-Your personal belongings.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -The price of 1 half board night spent in a mountain refuge for you and your mountain guide                                                                                                -Cable car prices from "Balme"

What to bring

Technical equipment : 45 Litre backpack, mountaineering boots, crampons, walking poles, ice pick, climbing harness and a helmet (these items can be rented at our partner sport store : Sanglard)
Clothing : hiking pants, winter jacket, thin fleece jacket, windproof jacket, gloves, balaclava / beanie, pair of tights, long sleeve T-shirt, underwear, socks and changing clothes...
Additional equipment : Sunglasses, sunscreen, food and drinks, headlamp, sleeping bag, first-aid kit, toiletries kit, ski mask.

EQUIPMENT SUPPLIED BY THE MOUNTAIN GUIDE :
Ropes and safety equipment.

Cancellation conditions

-For all Pre-booked activities :
• 72 hours prior : 50% of the total price refund
• 48 hours prior : No refund

Due to Covid, we have eased our cancellation conditions with a full refund up to 72 hours prior to the activity. In the event of a lock down or if the borders are closed, you will receive a full refund up to 24 hours prior to the activity. If you have contracted Covid, we will refund all your reserved activities upon presentation of a medical certificate.

Insurance

Except for the legal insurance in civil liability, our activities do not involve individual insurance. However, to be covered financially in the event of a injury or an accident (Evacuation, transport, repatriation...) you can subscribe to the Evolution 2 Assistance card, which covers you 100% on all Evolution 2 activities.

Additional information

Ideal period of the year : June, July, August, September

Practice of a regular physical activity is recommended to be able to fully take advantage of the proposed activity.

From 720
price / person
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From 720

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