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Category: Day mountaineering
Duration: 1 day
Price from: 265 €


The southern ridge of la Chapelle de la Glière (2838m) is a wonderful rock climbing area with a breathtaking view of the Mont Blanc Massif. The approach from the Flegere lift is an easy 45 minute walk. The southern ridge of la Chapelle de la Glière is a combination of proper rock climbing and mountaineering. This variety of climbing styles (slab, dihedral, wall) and its uniformity makes this climb a classical one in the Aiguille Rouge Massif. The climbing ends with the Chapelle (2669m), a monolith with a characteristic shape that stands on the southern ridge of the Aiguille de la Gliere. The return is a walk on rocky and grassy steps.

The southern ridge of la Chapelle de la Glière is for people wishing to climb a rocky ridge. Previous rock climbing experience is required: ability to climb French grade 5a minimum.


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 (group session) : See on-line booking

Meeting point (group session) : Your guide will contact you by phone aroung 6.30pm  on the previous day to arrange the meeting point

Guiding policy (group session) : Group of 2 people maximum per guide.
Children, minimum 15 years old accompanied by a parent

Price 2023 (group session) : 265€ per person based on a minimum of 2 participants

This price includes : 
- mountain guiding services, 
- lift / train tickets

This price does not included :
- technical equipment
- pic nic

Group : A minimum of 2 people is required to guarantee the course
Maximum 2 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 (private booking) : See on-line booking

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

Guiding policy (private booking) : Between 1 - 2 people per guide
Minimum 15 years old

Price 2023 (private booking) :
Group from 1 to 2 people : 400€

The price includes :
- mountain guiding services

The price does not include :
- technical equipment
- lift passes
- picnic & snacks

Further information

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

Duration : 5 - 6 hours

Location : Starting from the Flegere and then, Index lift

Ability level :  The choice of destination adapted to your level is essential for you to fully enjoy your trip. The Chapelle de la Gliere is intended for people who practice regularly a sporting activity. Previous rock climbing experience is required: ability to climb French grade 5a minimum.

Formality : Make sure you have valid repatriation insurance for this activity


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
- Mountain boots for hiking
- Rock climbing shoes
- Harness
- Helmet
- Belaying device
- Personal anchor tether

- Classic clothing adapted for climbing
- Windproof jacket
- A pair of thin gloves

- A pair of sun glasses category 4
- High protection sun cream
- A water bottle that contains a minimum 1,5 L
- 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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CO2 emitted per person for the activity: 4.5 kg. In order to limit global warming to +2°C by 2100, the COP-21 agreement stipulates that each human should emit no more than 2t of CO2 per year. According to the French Ministry of Ecology, today European citizens emit an average of 11t per year, and American citizens emit an average of 21t annually.

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