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Category: Day hiking
Duration: Half a day
Price from: 39 €


The Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix offers half-day hikes every Wednesday suitable for the whole family. Discover the local cultural heritage or learn to run in the mountains. Enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Chamonix Valley at the foot of Mont Blanc during a friendly outing with our specialist guides. To soak up even more of the unique atmosphere of the Chamonix Valley, please see our full day hike program.

Weekly program of half-day outings

The detailed program is available in our premises, it changes every week on the basis of the following themes:

Trail initiation: Wednesday morning
Gentle initiation into mountain running on the balconies of the valley. The opportunity to take your running or hiking experience to a whole new level. Outing supervised by our specialist guides. Elevation: 300m - 500m

Cultural heritage of the valley: Wednesday afternoon
For more than a century, the Chamonix valley has gradually changed. Walk the forgotten trails to discover the local cultural heritage. Find traces of ancient buildings that bear witness to a bygone era. Elevation: 200m - 300m


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 Wednesdays from mid-June to mid-September.

Meeting point (group session) : At 9.00am am or 1.30pm at the Compagnie des guides in Chamonix

Guiding policy (group session) : Group of 12 people maximum per guide.

Price 2021 (group session) :  From 39€ per person based on a minimum of 6 participants

This price includes : 
- Mountain leader services

Thi price does not included :
- Snack


A private booking is the historical relationship that binds a guide to their clients. It allows you to be alone or in a group of friends where your guide can organise your trip to your specific needs.It is undoubtedly the ideal formula to realize your projects because it guarantees you the maximum of comfort.

To book in private, please contact us by phone or Email

Dates 2021 (private guiding) : Every day from May 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 - 12 people per guide.

Price 2021 (private guiding) :
Group from 1 to 4 people: 135 €
Group from 5 to 6 people: 180 €
Group from 7 to 8 people: 220 €
Group from 9 to 12 people: 265 €

This price includes :
- Mountain leader services

This price does not include :
- Equipment
- Lift passes if needed
- Transfer
- Picnic & snacks

Further information

Find in this section, all the information about this activity. For any further information please contact our advisors (contact details above).

Duration : 2 - 3h of running

Ability level:  The choice of destination adapted to your level is essential for you to fully enjoy your trip. A halfday running trip is intended for people who practice a sporting activity.


Find in this section all the information about the different equipment that is required. Since weather conditions can be very variable, it is better to have several thin layers rather than to have one big garment.

Equipment for trail running

- Back pack adapted for running
- Trail running shoes
- Telescopic poles


Clothing for trail running
- Classic clothing adapted for running
- Windproof jacket
- A hat

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

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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For more information, contact Pôle Accueil : +33 (0)4 50 53 00 88 Request Information

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