• Sporting activities

Mountain course - High altitude

Mont-Blanc course "classic way" from Gouter shelter.
Mont-Blanc course "The 3 Mont-Blanc" from Cosmiques shelter.

Sporting activities Mountain course - High altitude Samoëns


Samoëns (74340)
Average length : 1 Days
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Mont Blanc, (4808 m) is the highest mountain in the Alps. It can be undertaken by anyone in good physical condition with a minimum of alpine experience, that is why we offer a training course.
The ascent will be carried out according to your capacity and the conditions on the mountain.

5 days - 2 people - 1 guide

Day 1 Crampon initiation on the Mer de Glace
Day 2 Snow climb and practice of the techniques learned on day 1
Day 3 Altitude climb
Day 4 and 5 Ascent of Mont Blanc by the "normal way" with a night in the refuge Gouter or "The Three Mont Blanc with a night in the refuge Cosmiques

June and September are much quieter for those who wish to avoid the crowd.


Adult: from 950 € (Mont Blanc normal route in two days by the Gouter hut, or the Mt-Blanc by crossing from the Cosmiques hut ( les 3 monts ).
Rate for 2 people maxi: 950 € for the supervision by a guide
Plan : about 210 € per person ( for the ski lifts, half board in the refuge, and the guide's fees )

Stage Mt-Blanc ( 2 persons ) 5 days
Price : 850 € per person for the supervision by a guide
about 390 € per person (for half board in the hut, the ski lifts and the guide's fees).).

Group rate available for > 1 people.

Course 5 days: 1st day: initiation to crampon on the Sea of Ice, 2nd day: snow race to apply the techniques, 3rd day: race for altitude acclimatization, 4th and 5th day: the ascent of Mt Blanc on the two proposed itineraries.
Price of the course: 850 € per person for the supervision by a mountain guide - Allow about 390 € (for the ski lifts, half board at the refuge, and the guide's fees).

Number of participants : - 2 pers. Max.
Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Chèques Vacances, Cash


Languages spoken : English, Spanish, French, Italian
Languages of documentation : French

Personal equipment to bring: 1 goretex pants, tights, under warm clothing, goretex jacket and fleece jacket. A pair of warm gloves, special high-mountain sunglasses, a pair of lookouts. Sun cream. 2 water bottles for drinks, headlamp.
Technical equipment: shoes, crampons and ice axe. The rest of the equipment is provided by the guide.


From 06/05 to 19/09, daily.

Average length : 1 Days

  • Accompanied
  • Lesson
  • Equipment hire
  • Weekdays
  • Weekend
  • Course
  • Individual lesson
  • Beginners' course
  • Improvers' course


28, place de l'Office du Tourisme 74340 Samoëns
Start near : Samoëns (74340)
Information update on 16/04/2021 by Office de Tourisme de Samoëns