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Sébastien from Mountain Guide Adventure

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Monday to Saturday 9am to 12am and 2pm to 7pm :
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summer mont blanc rock climbing course chamonix

Mont Blanc Rock Climbing Course in Chamonix
– Experienced Climbers –

This rock climbing program is ambitious and is only for climbers already confidently under security of a belay to a level of 6a and 6b.

We will cover some of the big classic routes of the massif. Each day around Chamonix you will discover a different type of rock climbing, each rock face more beautiful than the last.

Duration :
5 days

Dates 2016 :

- June : 22nd and 27th
- July : 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st
- August : 7th, 14th, 21th and 28th -
- September : les 4th, 11th, 18th and 24th
On request any weeks from beginning of June to the end of September

Group size :

Maximum 2.
Content :
  • Take on big routes of 200 meters (minimum) at a level of french grade 6a / 6b (maximum)
  • Learn how to belay safely your partners
  • Conduct abseils in total security
  • Place efficient and safe protecion (chocks, PITONS, slings)
  • Build on your stance, balance and technique
  • Build confidence leading on routes graded 5a to 5c
Cost :

1 person : 1500 €.
2 : 800 €/persons.
3 : 570 €/persons.
4 : 450 €/persons.

The price includes the cost of a Guide, harness and helmet crampons and ice-axe. For a group of more than 2 persons, one of will need to be able to lead on french grade 6b. The Guide will help him for friends and nuts, leaving some on the harder pitches.

Insurance :

Please contact your insurance company to find out if you are covered for any accidents incurred while taking part in the off-piste ski weekend.

  • Clients who are not resident in the USA or in Canada have the possibility to become members of the French Alpine Club, and therefore benefit from their insurance. Please contact them for further details.CAF
  • If you are English, please contact the British Mountaineering Council for insurance coverage:
Mont Blanc Rock Climbing Course Structure
Monday :

Rhodo-Dindons pilar , 280 m, TD inf, 5+ max>Refuge du Couvercle.

Together with you, in the early morning, we will check over equipment in order that you have just that is necessary in your bag. We meet at 8 o’clock in front of the train station at Montenvers to take the first train up to the Mer de Glace. On the track crossing the glacier to the Couvercle mountain hut we will find a beautiful route called the Dalles de l’Envers which is ideal for making our first contact with the Chamonix granite. We climb is rock climbing shoes and abseil back down the route to spend the night in the “refuge”.

Tuesday :

Directe route Contamine, 400 m, TD, 6a max, Est face l’Aiguille du Moine ( 3412 m ).

The 400 metre face of the Est du Moins rises up from the Taléfre glacier, barely 30 mins from the refuge. This route was opened in 1954 by André Contamine and pierre Labrunie and offers clasic climbing with excellent cracks. Again we climb in clibing shoe but this time with out mountain boots in our ruck-sacs allowing us to descend via the “normal route”. We spend will either spend the nigh in Chamonix or back in the refuge depending on the time taken to climb and decsend.

Wednesday :

The Rébuffat, 200 m, TD+, 6a max, at the Aiguille du Midi ( 3800 m ) > Cosmiques Hut

Today we will be honoured to climb one of the best known routes in all of Chamonix. It was first climbed in 1956 by Gason Rébuffat and Maurice Baquet. “La Rébuf” is still amazing. Here, we will climb on the purest granite in the massif, “la protogine”. The perfect cracks mean you must employ your feet and hands as crambing devices using a very specific technique. We abseil down to the Cosmiques refuge where we will spend the night.

Thursday :

Harold et Maud, 250 m,TD+, 6a max, Lachenal spire( 3613 m ) > Plan de l’Aiguille hut

This particular route is comprised entitrely of cracks and our only protection will be the use chocks. In the pitches of level 5 you will have the opportunity to lead. You will have to concenrate hard to find or place the best protecion. At the end of he climb we abseil down to spend the night in he refuge at the Plan d’Aiguille.

Friday :

Le Maillon Manquant, 400 m, ED-,6b max, l’Aiguille du Peigne ( 3068 m ) > Chamonix

For our last day we have a magnificient full itinerary. The rock climbing requires sustained effort without being too extreme, with first class cracks in beautiful red rock. We descend the route abseiling and return to Chamonix for an assessment of the course.

This is an example of a possible program.
The guide reserves the right to change the program of the Mont Blanc Rock Climbing course in Chamonix due to
the climbers abilities and weather conditions.

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