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Duration: 1 day
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Price from: 177 €

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After a short drive through the Mont-Blanc tunnel, we quickly reach
3462 metres and the Helbronner peak by cable-car.
The wild XXL panoramic view of the south side of Mont-Blanc looks almost Himalayan.
One can also admire the less famous South face of the Grandes Jorasses and of course Mer de Glace in its entire length.
During this easy hike, you will have plenty of time to emerge yourself in this gigantic and marvellous environment made of rock and snow.

If you feel out of breath, it is probably because of the altitude … or is it from the views ?

 

GROUP BOOKING

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 Tuesdays and Fridays, from December to early May

Guiding policy (group session) : Group from 4 to 8 people maximum per guide. 
Children, minimum 15 years old accompanied by a parent.

Meeting Point (group session) : 8.30am at the Compagnie des guides in Chamonix

Price 2020 (group session) : 177€ per person

This price includes :
- Mountain guide service
- Technical equipment : harness, snowshoes and walking poles
- Lift passes
- Private shuttle to Italy

This price does not included :
- High mountain boots

Group : The group is assured with a minimum of 4 people.
Maximum 8 people per guide.

PRIVATE BOOKING

The private engagement is a historical relationship that binds a guide to their clients. It allows you to be either alone or in a group of friends with your guide. Your guide can organize your trip to meet your specific needs. It is undoubtedly the ideal formula to realize your projects because it guarantees you a maximum of comfort.

You can book a private engagement guide online for a snowshoe outing at Col du Géant. Do not hesitate to take all the necessary information to be certain that this outing corresponds to your expectations. Your booking with your payment commits you to make this trip on the date you have chosen. You will be refunded in full in case of bad conditions that do not guarantee the necessary security conditions for the exit to take place.
 
Dates (private guding) : Every day from December to April (depending on snow cover).

Guding policy (private guiding) : Group of 1 - 8 people per guide.
Children, minimum 12 years old accompanied by a parent.

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

Price 2021 (private guiding) : 390€ for the group

This price includes :
- Mountain guides fees
- Safety equipment: harness & transceiver
 
This price does not included :
- Your technical equipment (high mountain shoes, snowshoes & poles)
- Lift passes
- The transfer to Italy
- Food

 

 

Further information

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

Duration : Full day (5 to 6 hours hiking)

Place : from the Skyway lift in Entreves (Italy) on glacier du Géant (3500 m)
We will cross through the Mont-Blanc tunnel to take the Helbronner cable car.

Ability level : The choice of destination adapted to your level is essential for you to fully enjoy your trip.
This day is a glacier hike, with no technical skills required. However you will spend many hours above 11,500ft, (3500 metres) therefore it is advised to have a good physical condition to enjoy this day to its fullest.

 

Equipment

You will 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 
- Back pack
- High mountain boots with a rigid sole
- Snowshoes & poles
- Harness

Clothing
- Classic clothing adapted for high mountain
- Windproof jacket
- A pair of warm gloves

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

Partners
There is the possibility to rent your equipment at a preferential price from one of our partner sports shops. Sanglard Sports & Ravanel & Co
 

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