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Category: Day mountaineering
Duration: 1 day
Price from: 200 €


Departure from the Pointe Helbronner (3462m), reached by the Sky Way cable car from Entrèves, in Italy - Val d’Aosta. The Col d'Entrèves hike is a magnificent glacier hike that will totally immerse you into this breathtaking universe. You will enjoy the unique atmosphere of the high altitude landscape of the Glacier du Géant and have exceptional views of the Mont Blanc du Tacul, Mont Maudit, Mont Blanc and Tour Ronde. From the Col d’Entrèves, you will return to the Pointe Helbronner the same way.

The glacier hike of the Col d'Entrèves is for people wishing to discover the world of high mountains without using the aerial ridge of the Aiguille du Midi. No previous mountaineering experience is required.


The group formula associates people who do not necessarily know each other. It is ideal for people looking for group friendliness and attractive prices.

Dates 2021 (group session): On Mondays, Wednesdays,Fridays and Sundays from June 2nd to September 29th.

Meeting point (group session) : Your guide will call you the evening before your trip around 6.30pm to organize the meeting time and place

Guiding policy (group session) : Group of 4 people maximum per guide. 
Children, minimum 15 years old accompanied by a parent.

Price 2021 (group session) : 200€ per person based on a minimum of 3 participants

This price includes : 
- Mountain guiding services
- Lift / train tickets
- Transfer in Italy

This price does not included :
- Technical equipment

Group : A minimum of 3 people is required to guarantee the course.
Maximum 4 people per guide.


A private formula is the historical relationship that binds a mountain leader to their clients. It allows you to be alone or in your own group with your mountain leader who will meet your specific needs. It is undoubtedly the ideal formula realise your projects because it guarentees you a maximum amount of comfort.

Dates 2021 (private guiding) : Every day from June to September

Meeting point (private guiding) : Your guide will call you the evening before your trip around 6.30pm to organize the meeting time and place

Guiding policy (private guiding) : Between 1 - 6 people per guide.
Minimum 12 years old.

Price 2021 : 300€ for the group

This price includes :
- Mountain guiding services

This price does not include :
- Technical equipment
- Lift passes
- Transfer in Italy
- Picnic & snacks

Further information

In this section, find all the information about this activity. For further information, please contact our advisor.

Duration : 3 - 4h of high altitude hiking on a glacier (3600m)*

Location : Starting from the Pointe Helbronner (the Italian side of the Mont Blanc range) by the Skyway lift.
Please provide a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours or your vaccination passport (self test not accepted)

Ability level:  The choice of destination adapted to your level is essential for you to fully enjoy your trip. The Col d’Entrèves is intended for people who practice regularly a sporting activity. No previous mountaineering experience is required.

Formality : Make sure you have valid repatriation insurance for this activity
Identity document to bring



We recommend that you take special care in choosing your equipment because it contributes greatly to the success of your trip. As alpine conditions can be highly variable with sudden changes, it can get very cold in altitude, it is preferable to have numerous layers rather than one thick piece of clothing.

- Back pack 25/30 liters
- High mountain boots with a rigid sole
- Crampons adapted to your boots
- Ice axe & telescopic poles
- Harness
- Helmet
- Gaiters if your trousers require them.

- Classic clothing adapted for hiking in altitude
- Windproof jacket
- A pair of thin gloves
- A pair of warm gloves
- A hat

- A pair of sun glasses category 4
- High protection sun cream
- A water bottle that contains a minimum 1,5 L
- Snacks

Please provide a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours or your vaccination passport.

Our Rental Partners : You can rent your equipment with our rental shops partners and benefit from special price Sanglard Sports, Ravanel & CoConcept Pro Shop
Our Equipment Partners : Millet, Dynastar, Julbo, Grivel & Monnet


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