LevelIntermediate, Advanced

Adventurous glacier hike with Evolution 2 Chamonix


➡️ From the Aiguille du Midi:

This is the most mythical and majestic glacier hike in Chamonix: the “Vallée Blanche”! A hike at an altitude of 3400 meters with an exceptional panorama of the most beautiful Italian and French peaks.
You will cross the Vallée Blanche and Géant glaciers between the Aiguille du Midi and Helbronner to reach Italy.

  • Details about your glacier hike:

- Required level: a good physical condition and not be sensitive to vertigo. You will have to descend the ridge of the Aiguille du Midi which can be impressive if you are subject to it. You will be roped together, 2 pers per guide.
- Duration: one day
- Meeting point: In front of the Vertical café at the bottom of the Aiguille du Midi cable car.

  • Program of the day in detail:

🚠 Meet your mountain guide at the bottom of the Aiguille du Midi cable car. Have a short briefing and take the cable car to reach an altitude of 3842 metres.
🏔️ Once at the top, descend the snowy ridge equipped with crampons and roped up to reach the glacier / Cross the Vallée Blanche and Géant glaciers / Walk among the seracs* and up the Italian side to Pointe Helbronner.
👀 The magnificent view of the Matterhorn and Mote Rosa awaits you on the Italian side
🚠 Return to the Aiguille du Midi with the Panoramic Mont Blanc gondola, descent to Chamonix by cable car.

* A serac is a block or column of glacial ice, often formed by intersecting crevasses on a glacier.

➡️ From Pointe Helbronner (Italy):

Admire the breathtaking view of the Italian side of Mont Blanc and the surrounding peaks over 4000 meters. With your guide, set off on a glacier hike in this high mountain universe, between seracs and crevasses, and reach the Aiguille du Midi in France.

  • Details about your glacier hike:

- Level required: glacier hike without great technical difficulty, beginners are accepted however, the altitude and the distance covered require you to be in good physical condition.
- Duration: 1 day
- Meeting place: usually Chamonix Sud with an organized transport to Italy.

  • Program of the day in detail:

🚉 Meet your high mountain guide in Chamonix Sud at the bus station.🚌 Travel by bus to the start of the Skyway cable car in Courmayeur, just at the exit of the Mont Blanc Tunnel.
🚠 Ascent the Skyway (cable car) to Pointe Helbronner.
🏔️Roped up glacier walk towards the Aiguille du Midi in the very heart of the high mountains, between seracs and crevasses. You will be surrounded by peaks more than 4000 meters high.
🚠 Then go back up to Helbronner and go back down the Skyway cable car to return to Chamonix through the Mont Blanc tunnel.


Chosen formula


Rate in group (4 to 6 people) : From Aiguille du Midi

170 € / person

Private rate for 1-2 people : From Aiguille du Midi or Helbronner

390 € for 1 or 2 people

Private rate for 3-4 people : From Aiguille du Midi or Helbronner

420 € for 3 or 4 people

Meeting point



Aiguille du Midi cable car

In front of Vertical café

Au pied du téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi : en face du Vertical café qui se situe dans le bâtiment du téléphérique.

Aiguille du Midi cable car

In front of "Vertical café"

At the bottom of the Aiguille du Midi cable car, in front of the Vertical café which is inside the building.

To remember

Pricing informations

  • These rates include :

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

  • This rates do not include :

 -Your personal belongings
- From Aiguille du Midi : Your round trip ticket fare for the "Aiguille du Midi" cable car (69 € per person) and the return ticket for the "Panoramic Mont Blanc" (33,50 € per person)
- From Helbronner : Round trip transport ticket Chamonix - Courmayeur - Chamonix (30 € per person) and the Skyway cable car ticket (55 € per person)         


Your equipment

  • Necessary equipment :

-Technical equipment : 45 Litre backpack, crampons, walking pole, ice pick, mountaineering boots, climbing harness and a helmet (these items can be rented at our partner sport store : Sanglard)
-Clothing : hiking pants, fleece jacket, windproof jacket, gloves...
-Additional equipment : Sunglasses, sunscreen, food and drinks.

  • Equipment provided by the guide:

-Safety equipment : Ropes, snap hooks...

Insurance and cancellation

  • Our General Conditions of sale are relaxed! We advise you have a look at our cancellation conditions.
  • Subscribe to the Assistance Evolution 2 card that covers you 100% against any financial consequences linked to an injury or an accident (evacuation, transport, repatriation, etc.).  Please note that apart from legal liability insurance, our services do not include individual insurance.

Reviews from our customers


Glacier Hiking on Mer de Glace simply magnificent one of our dreams come true thanks to E2 and Gérald our guide for his patience and advice

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