Click here to return to Talisman Activities home page Click here for Summer Walking Holidays, Rock climbing Courses and Guiding Click here for Winter Skills, Mountaineering, Ice Climbing Courses and Guiding Click here for private guiding and training courses Click here for Private Guiding and Holidays Abroad  Scottish Walking, Mountaineering and Climbing Holidays in the Cairngorms with Talisman Mountain Activities


 
Home
Up
Activity Days / Vouchers!
Women only Courses
Summer Courses
Winter Courses
All About Us!
Kit List & FAQ's
Course Dates
Course Prices
Course Booking
Our YouTube Videos
Our Vimeo HD Video
Blog
Facebook
Site Map
Send Email

Click here for the Association of Mountaineering Instructors
A full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors

Mountain Training

You are the
Hit Counter
visitor this site

 

Trek & Climb Mont Blanc

Alpine Trekking Holiday with an ascent of Mont Blanc (14 days)...

This holiday is geared towards experienced winter hill walkers as opposed to hard core climbers. In 2005 despite difficult weather conditions we had a 100% success rate. This was again repeated in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

A full week of spectacular alpine trekking in the Mont Blanc area to get you fit and acclimatised for the second week when you will have your chance to climb the mighty Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe at 4807 metres.

During the second week you'll be passed over to a highly experienced Mountain Guide (IFMGA) such as Jonathon Preston for further training and preparation for your ascent of Mont Blanc.

The cost for the trip is 1195 per person excluding accommodation or 1695 with half board accommodation and Geneva airport transfers. The trip will run for a minimum of two people.

First week sample itinerary:

  • Day 1 Introduction etc.
  • Day 2 Aiguille du Midi trip & Balcon Nord to Montenvers
  • Day 3 Cote de la Montagne (Les Bossons to Gite a Balmat)
  • Day 4 Les Houches to Refuge de Bellechat
  • Day 5 Refuge de Bellechat to Tre le Champ via Le Brevent
  • Day 6 Aiguillette de Posettes & Tete du Balme
  • Day 7 Rest Day!

Second week sample itinerary:

  • Day 8 Col du Balme and Albert Premier Hut
  • Day 9 Ascent of Aiguille du Tour etc.
  • Day 10 Ascend to Cosmiques Hut
  • Day 11 Traverse of Cosmiques Arete etc.
  • Day 12 Climb to Gouter Hut
  • Day 13 Mont Blanc summit and down to Chamonix valley
  • Day 14 Spare or rest day!

    OR
     
  • Day 12 Gran Paradiso trip as bad weather alternative.
  • Day 13 Gran Paradiso summit and return to Chamonix

Booking for July / August 2009 more details here

If you are interested in this trek and climb or have any questions, please contact us by e-mail

 

 


Home / Activity Days / Vouchers! / Women only Courses / Worldwide Holidays / Summer Courses / Winter Courses / All About Us! / Kit List & FAQ's / Course Dates / Course Prices / Course Booking / Our YouTube Videos / Our Vimeo HD Video / Blog / Facebook / Site Map / Send Email

Copyright 1992-2017 Talisman Mountaineering & Cairngorm Guides (Established 1992)

 Tel: +44 (0)1479 841 576 

UK Mobile: +44 (0)7803 617 769

Updated  03/10/2016

Mountain Training