Practice Your Mixed Climbing Skills On The Renowned Cosmiques Ridge
Practice your newly acquired Alpine mixed climbing skills by going through snow, rock and ice terrains
Climb one of the most popular alpine routes of the Chamonix Valley
Enjoy a yearlong season mountaineering on the Cosmique Ridge, making it a great alternative to routes only available in summertime
Ride the Aiguille du Midi cable car to get to the trailhead, once the world’s highest lift
Admire incredible views over the Mont Blanc Massif
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.
A mountaineering day trip on the Cosmique Ridge is a perfect expedition for aspiring mountaineers wanting to improve their skills. Offering the perfect mix of technical challenge and unbeatable views of the Chamonix Valley, this is a great option for you no matter at what time of the year you are visiting.
The Cosmique Ridge is a mountaineering expedition for beginner climbers and up, but not for inexperienced climbers. You will need a minimum of previous Alpine climbing experience, notably in abseiling and rope skills, as well as great physical conditions. While the Cosmique Ridge can be climbed at any period of the year if conditions are favorable, it is especially popular during summertime as the season offers the best odds to have good weather. High season and a high number of beginners can easily lead to bottlenecks on the crux part of the climb, so it is recommended to visit in lower season if you are looking for a more peaceful experience. Finally, this is a high altitude climb so make sure that your insurance covers you for this kind of adventure.