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7-Day Climb the Mont Blanc

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Day 1 : Arrive in Chamonix

Visiting: Chamonix, France

Arrive in Chamonix. We recommend flying in and out of Geneva. Transfer on your own from the airport to Chamonix - see our "getting there" page for easy transfer options.

  • Meals:
  • Standard Lodging: Les Aiglons or similar
  • Luxury Lodging: Le Morgane or the Hameau Albert 1er

Day 2 : Training and acclimatization

Visiting: Mont Blanc Massif

Practice using crampons on the Mer de Glace. On this day you'll be up to 6 participants with one guide to find good partners for the remainder of the trip.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Les Aiglons or similar
  • Luxury Lodging: Le Morgane or the Hameau Albert 1er

Day 3 : Training and acclimatization

Visiting: Mont Blanc Massif

Test and improve your new skills in high altitude by hiking on a glacier, climbing a summit or a ridge.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Les Aiglons or similar
  • Luxury Lodging: Le Morgane or the Hameau Albert 1er

Day 4 : Training and acclimatization

Visiting: Mont Blanc Massif

Test and improve your new skills in high altitude by hiking on a glacier, climbing a summit or a ridge.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Les Aiglons or similar
  • Luxury Lodging: Le Morgane or the Hameau Albert 1er

Day 5 : Climbing the Mont Blanc

Visiting: Mont Blanc Massif

Depart from Les Houches to the Nid d'Aigle (Eagle's Nest) and the on to the Goûter hut (3,817 m / 12,523 ft). Approximately 5 hours hiking.

  • Meals: BD
  • Budget Lodging: Mountain hut

Day 6 : Climbing the Mont Blanc

Visiting: Mont Blanc Massif

Depart from the Goûter hut (3,817 m / 12,523 ft) to the summit. It takes approximately 4.5 hours to reach the summit. Return to Chamonix in the afternoon.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Les Aiglons or similar
  • Luxury Lodging: Le Morgane or the Hameau Albert 1er

Day 7 : Departure

Visiting: Mont Blanc Massif

Depart Chamonix on your own back to Geneva or extend your stay in the region.

  • Meals: B

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