Mountaineering Bivouac

D1: Start from the village of Vallorcine, in the Chamonix Mont Blanc valley, climb up to the Col de la Terrasse mountain pass and overnight bivouac.

D2: Climb to Cheval Blanc, then Mont Buet ridge (using crampons). Overnight on the back side of the Col de Salenton pass.

D3: Traverse the Crochues with an overngith just under La Flégère, then climb over Col de la Glière and Col du Brévent passes via the Cornu Lake.

D4: Traverse to the Brévent, with a final descent to Chamonix town via Bellachat

In order to take part in this bivouac adventure, you need to be in good physical shape and have a passion for the mountains.

Technical level **

Physical level *** (6 – 8 hours per day, 800m-1000m positive vertical metres)

  • Minimum age: 14 ans (with an adult) or 18 years
  • Equipment provided: helmet, harness & ice ax for each participant
  • Professional IFMGA mountain guide instruction,  French and English speaking guide
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Non-stop mountaineering – no overnight

These are several ideas of routes that can be tackled in a non-stop express style mountaineering adventure. Other options are possible, so do not hesitate to contact us with your requests. Contact us for prices on specific routes:

Aiguille Croux

Traverse Dôme du Goûter

Mont Blanc

Aiguille du Tour

Tête Blanche

Aiguille de l’M

Aiguille de la Bérangère

The route choice is made with the guide and depends on your level of technical mountaineering experience, your physical fitness and your personal objectives.

Technical level – depends on the route

Physical level – depends on the route choice

  • Minimum age: 14 ans (with an adult) or 18 years
  • Equipment provided: helmet, harness & ice ax for each participant
  • Professional IFMGA mountain guide instruction,  French and English speaking guide
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Introduction to mountaineering – Beginner level

You’ve been dreaming about mountaineering? You want to discover higher altitudes? Chamonix Mont Blanc is the perfect location for you to start this high mountain adventure.
Peakpowder offers an introduction to mountaineering in high altitude with the majestic Mont Blanc range as its backdrop. Learn to crampon on snow and ice, acquire technical skills that will enable you to evolve on glaciers, gain rope experience and climb your first summit…this day is dedicated to having you discover and want to learn more about mountaineering, and get you hooked so that you want to come back for more climbing in high altitude. If you are fit and interested in the mountains, this day is accessible to you. No previous mountaineering experience is required.  A personalized instruction provided by a qualified IFMGA high mountain guide guarantees that the right route choice is made, based on your level and your objectives. This introduction to mountaineering can also be a perfect family adventure!

We climb throughout the Mont Blanc range, with a vast choice of terrain and lots of options open to us!

  • Minimum age: 14 ans (with an adult) or 18 years
  • Equipment provided: helmet, harness & ice ax for each participant
  • Professional IFMGA mountain guide instruction,  French and English speaking guide
  • Private guide rate starting from 390 EUR per day, 1 to 4 participants per guide

Bespoke Mountaineering Camps – 2 Day, 3 Day, 6 Day

  • Mont Blanc range
  • Zermatt and the Monta Rosa summits
  • JUNGFRAU, Mönch & ALETSCH glacier

Peakpowder Guides offers multiple day bespoke mountaineering camps throughout the Alps, tailored to your technical ability level and time. These allow for a progression in your climbing skills and take into account the need for a proper acclimatization for high altitude mountaineering. Accommodation is in alpine mountain huts, simple and basic, but pratical and authentic for your mountaineering experience. Contact us for a personalized quote. Please send us your mountaineering evaluation form filled in and specify the number of days you have for your mountaineering adventure.

  • Minimum age: 14 ans (with an adult) or 18 years
  • Equipment provided: helmet, harness & ice ax for each participant
  • Professional IFMGA mountain guide instruction,  French and English speaking guide
  • Private guide rate starting from 390 EUR per day, 1 to 4 participants per guide Request your quote
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