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Initiation course Initiation course

INTRODUCTION

The access to the cable cars in the Chamonix valley enables us to attain a large number of 3000m+ summits in a day, with numerous possibilities involving climbing, with rock, snow and ice technicalities.
 
Adrenalin seekers, welcome and live a day of true mountaineer.

PROGRAM

These are a couple of examples of one day climb:
 
Cosmique ridge 3842m :
In the continuation of the prominent rock of granite which is the Aiguille du Midi, dominating Chamonix from its 3800m altitude, is the Arêtes des Cosmiques and with the facility of the cable car, offers an easier access to a natural playground for mixed snow and rock climbing. Using all aspects of mountaineering, in majestic surroundings and under the regard of the Mont Blanc.
 
Petite verte 3512m :
From the summit of the Grands Montets, the Petite Verte is an ideal terrain for a first taste of mountaineering.
According to your expectations and experience, several itineraries are available, putting into practice the generalities of mountaineering on the program.
From the summit, view of the impressionable North Face of the Aiguille Verte and the vast basin of the Argentiere glacier.

FOR WHO - LEVEL

It all depends on the climbs but there is a large range where no previous mountaineering experience is required.

However you need to be in good physical condition and be opened to new experiences.

EQUIPMENT

 

technical equipment     
clothes       additional equipment
 rucksack   mountaineering trousers  sunglasses, goggles
 crampons  fleece or equivalent  sun cream
 harness  technical base layer  food & beverage
 mountain boots    windproof long sleeve jacket camera
 ice axe  gloves  
 helmet  balaclava, beanie  

* supplied by the guide

You can hire the technical equipment such as mountaineering shoes, crampons and ice axe. Your guide will provide a full list of equipment needed before your departure and will take care of the necessary safety equipment. 

 

INFORMATION

*Participants : 1 to 2 people  maximum per guide

*Period : All year long when lifts are opened (From june to august and from december to may)

*Duration: Approximatively 5 hours

RATES

Full day: 420 € (1 or 2 people)
 
Rate per guide including the guiding fee and the safety equipment. Lift passes are not included.
 
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Contact

EVOLUTION 2 CHAMONIX
350 avenue de la Plage
74 400 CHAMONIX

planning.chamonix@evolution2.com
Tél : 0033 4 50 55 90 22