Mountaineering Samoens

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Mountaineering Samoens

Whether you’re a novice or experienced alpinist, our High Mountain Guides will take you onto stunning new terrain adapted to your ability.

Try your hand at alpinism techniques under the guidance of an English speaking High Mountain Guide.

Your guide will take you into the Mont Blanc region or into the Haut-Giffre Massif to learn about using crampons and ice picks in a stunning glacial, high mountain environment.

Just 15 minutes from Samoëns, the Haut-Giffre massif offers a fantastic playground, the proximity of the Mont Blanc massif also allows us to offer routes suitable for all levels of practice.

Challenge yourself in a spectacular environment under the guidance of a genuine alpine expert.

Le grand Ruan
Summit of 3057m surrounded by glaciers, departure from the Cirque du Fer à Cheval, 1827m of positive elevation. Beginner level mountaineering hike, to climb over 2 days, with overnight stay in a refuge. Minimum level of fitness level required.

Le pic de Tenneverge par le Pas Noir
Starting from the Cirque du Fer à Cheval in Sixt, reach the summit peaking at 2980m. 2000m elevation gain. Possibility to achieve it in 1 day or 2 days with overnight in bivouac. Physical fitness essential.

Arête Nord de la pointe de Sales
Departure from Lignon, above the Rouget waterfall at Sixt-Fer-A-Cheval. Summit culminating at 2497m above sea level. Mountaineering race lasting 2 days.

Randonnée glaciaire
Depart from Chamonix, discover the Vallée Blanche and learn about different essential mountaineering techniques, using ropes, ice axes, crampons.

Mont Blanc Summit
Climbing the highest peak in Europe and its 4,809 meters above sea level, the ultimate challenge for experienced mountaineers looking for sensations in the Alps.

Booking a High Mountain Guide for the day
From 360€/ day (1 or 2 pers maximum per Guide).

Le grand Ruan
900€/jour (1-4 pers)

Le pic de Tenneverge par le Pas Noir
1000€/jour

Arête Nord de la pointe de Sales
850€/jour

Randonnée glaciaire
A partir de 450€/jour

Ascension du Mont Blanc
Tarif sur demande

What to know before you go :

• Stable weather conditions are required

• All ZigZag guides speak English

• Meeting point – to be arranged with your guide

• You need to bring – windstopper, warm sportswear layers, water, lunch & energy snacks, mountaineering boots (available to rent from Twinner Pellissier Samoëns)

• Your guide will provide – technical equipment

• Advance booking essential

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