Tour Du Mont Blanc (14 days)
This is the classic long distance mountain walk that makes its way around the Mont Blanc Massif passing through France, Italy and Switzerland. This classic route provides walking through alpine meadows and over high alpine passes, providing fantastic views of mountains, glaciers and green valleys.
Our route starts and ends in the famous town of Chamonix, a mecca for skiers and alpinists alike. From here we take the short journey to Les Houches for the start of the walk. The following itinerary is an outline and days can be spent exploring along the way and most people like the odd rest day.
Day 1: Les Houches - Les Contamines
Day 2: Les Contamines - Refuge des Mottets
Day 3: Refuge des Mottets - Courmayeur
Day 4: Courmayeur - Rifugio Elena
Day 5: Rifugio Elena - La Fouly
Day 6: La Fouly - Champex
Day 7: Champex - Trient
Day 8: Trient - Tre-le-Champ
Day 9: Tre-le-Champ - La Flegere
Day 10: La Flegere - Les Houches
A route with a reasonable amount of ascent and descent requiring a high level of fitness and some previous summer hill walking experience.
We are able to arrange pick up and drop offs from Geneva before and after the trip.
What is Included:
A qualified International Mountain Leader to guide you during the trip
Accommodation in Gites and mountain huts
All food and non alcoholic drinks during the trip
Use of safety equipment
What is Excluded:
Flights to Geneva
Waterproofs, rucksacks and walking poles - these can be hired for a small fee
Walking boots - these need to be suitable for summer walking
Personal clothing - a kit list will be sent to you on booking