LevelIntermediate, Advanced

“First 4000” course with Evolution 2 Chamonix


Have you ever dreamed of climbing peaks over 4000m? The holy grail for some!

It is in any case an important step in the life of a mountaineer and symbolizes a well deserved reward for the training and steps taken in this discipline.

During these days, beyond the feeling of freedom that you will feel, you will have an unforgettable experience with our experienced guides for 3 days 

This course adapts to your level in order to give you a gradual training.

Example of program with the Ascension of the Grand Paradis (4061m)

- Day 1: Cross the Vallée Blanche, introductory glacier hike linking the Aiguille du Midi and Pointe Helbronner on the Italian side with return by cable car. Overnight in Chamonix.

- Day 2: Departure around 10:30 am from Chamonix to reach Valsavarenche in Italy via the Mont-Blanc tunnel (about 1h30 drive). Ascent to the Chabod refuge (2730m) at the foot of the north face of the Gran Paradiso.

- Day 3: Early departure for the Ascension of Gran Paradiso by the Laveccio glacier (about 5 hours). Descent into the Valley via the Victor Emmanuel refuge (2750m).

This program can be modified according to the weather conditions and the level of the participants. If the conditions require it, we may offer you a different 4000m summit. 

Rates 2024

First 4000 Training course / Rates


3 to 4 people

950 € / person

Meeting point



To be confirmed

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.

To remember

Pricing informations

  • These rates include: 

-A professional mountain guide during your journey
-All the safety equipment : ropes, snap hooks...
-The price of half board nights spent in a mountain refuge for you and your mountain guide.
-Transfer from Chamonix

  • These rates do not include: 

-1 meal for lunch (picnic) and the night spent in Chamonix on the first day
-Your personal belongings

Your equipment

  • Equipment to be provided on your side:

- 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.

Insurance and cancellation

  • Please consult our General Conditions of Sale to find out about our cancellation policy.
  • Insurance: Insurance is strongly recommended. There are 2 types of individual insurance to which you can subscribe when finalising your reservation (or in our offices).
    1. Cancellation:
    - This insurance covers you in the event of illness or accident preventing you from participating in your sporting activity (this must be certified by a doctor).
    - All COVID related causes are excluded.
    2. Assursport in case of an accident:
    - Assursport covers you for up to €25,000 for rescue costs in the event of a sporty activity accident.
    - No advance payment required for rescue services, including medical repatriation.
    - Sporty activity refunded up to the value of 400€

Reviews from our customers


A welcoming and highly professional team.
A must for your sporting activities in Chamonix

Additional information

- Ideal period: from June to September
- Three conditions to be met to optimize your chances of success: favorable weather, good physical condition, flexibility in the program (the latter is likely to change if another climb proves to be more suitable).
- Climbing a summit above 4000m requires being in very good physical condition. It is therefore necessary to partake a regular physical activity: running, cycling...
- Our priority is your safety. We will make sure you achieve your objectives as well as the quality and relationship between you and your guide.
- If you do not reach the top, no refund can be requested.
- If the weather is unfavorable, the guide will suggest another summit but you will not be able to claim any compensation.

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