Stand On Top Of The Alps By Summiting Its Highest Peak
Stand on top of the highest mountain in Western Europe Summit the mountain that is often seen as the birthplace of modern mountaineering.
Pick the less technical Gouter Route or the more challenging Cosmique Route
Admire the whole Alps range from the top, at the crossroad between Italy, France and Switzerland.
Eat incredible food while staying in mountain huts and sharing travel stories with fellow climbers.
You may plan to summit the Mont Blanc as the epitome of a longer expedition including the Matterhorn and the Eiger
You will need to be in an impeccable fitness condition when you reach Chamonix and depending on the route chosen should have at least intermediate mountaineering skills
Reaching Chamonix is very accessible due to the popularity of the ski resorts in the winter, there are buses and trains that frequently run through the town. As well there are several airports within 3 hours of Chamonix such as Geneva, Turin, Milan, Chambery, and Lyon airport. As well visitors …
Reaching Chamonix is very accessible due to the popularity of the ski resorts in the winter, there are buses and trains that frequently run through the town. As well there are several airports within 3 hours of Chamonix such as Geneva, Turin, Milan, Chambery, and Lyon airport. As well visitors are able to rent a car and drive to the hub.
Depending on your budget and preferences, there are many different types of accommodation to choose between in Chamonix which range from camping, refuges, to hotels and chalets. It is recommended to reserve a bed ahead of time during the summer months.
As the highest mountain in Western Europe and the birthplace of modern mountaineering, the Mont Blanc is a must for any climbing aficionado. It offers intermediate and expert climbers a great technical challenge, as well as a scenery right out of your wildest dreams.
If you want to climb the Mont Blanc, you will have to book your trip in the Alps between late May to late September. While waiting for the season to start, make sure to train appropriately for your summit attempt as in addition to technical skills, you will need an impeccable fitness condition. Finally, if you are an advanced to expert climber and wish to take it on solo, be aware that you are required to book a spot in the mountain huts well in advance.