• Mountain Climbing

Stage Autonomie & Sécurité Niveau 1 - Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix

The Autonomy & Safety - Level 1 mountaineering course focuses on the fundamentals of safety. You'll learn how to manage your own safety while developing your snow and rock skills.

Mountain Climbing Stage Autonomie & Sécurité Niveau 1 - Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 4 Days
Animals not allowed
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Day 1 Climbing school in the valley - Overnight in the valley
Introduction to your guide, technical basics and climbing. Belaying the lead climber, setting up a safe bolt rope. Progress from belay to belay in reversible: setting up a belay, abseiling.

Day 2 Glacier d'Argentière - Overnight in the valley
Review of basic mountaineering techniques: use of crampons and ice axe. Fundamentals of crevasse rescue: hauling with pins and pulleys. Roping in glacial terrain and ice climbing with top-rope.

Day 3 Grande route and ascent to the Albert Ier hut
Climbing a multi-pitch reversible route with abseiling. Ascent to the Albert 1er refuge (2,702m) and overnight stay.
Ascent: 500m

Day 4 Race from Albert 1er hut
Race in the Glacier du Tour Basin, focusing on glacial terrain. Return to the valley mid-afternoon.
Examples of climbs completed: Petite Fourche (3,520m), Tête Blanche (3,429m).
Ascent: 800m / Descent: 1300m

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    Adult: from 895 €.

    Number of participants : 3 pers. Min. - 4 pers. Max.


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French


    From 01/06 to 30/09/2024, daily.

    Subject to favorable weather.

    Average length : 4 Days



    Maison de la Montagne 190 place de l'Eglise 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Start near : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)

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    Information update on 30/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc