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INTERMEDIATE VIA FERRATA ON THE MONT BLANC FOOTHILLS


Via Ferrata

Category

2 Days

Duration

Intermediate

Experience

Medium

Fitness

From 1 to 3

Partecipants


What you'll do

Set off on a challenging 2-day Via Ferrata journey, scaling the awe-inspiring south face of Mont Blanc in the French Alps. Ideal for those with some climbing experience, the path weaves from Rifugio Monzino to Rifugio Borelli, offering a rich tapestry of ferrata routes and climbing sections. With space for small groups of up to three, immerse yourself in the grandeur of towering granite pillars and vast glaciers, enhancing the alpine splendor we navigate together.


Itinerary

Climb Time: 4 to 5 hours Elevation Gain: +930 meters We start our adventure from the Freney parking area, stepping into the Via Ferrata Italy experience. Together, we follow the path leading to Lago delle Marmotte, veering towards the Miage moraine, guided by yellow markers to the Aiguille du Châtelet's west. Here, the Via Ferrata climbing begins with Luigi Glarey's cables guiding us up. We navigate alongside the glacier, entering a realm where the mountain alps tower above. Our journey leads us to Rifugio Monzino, nestled in the heart of the Alps, without needing crampons for the glacier's edge. For those of us eager for more, a climb to the Châtelet peak offers stunning alpine views, with safety cables accompanying our ascent.
Trek Time: 6 to 8 hours Elevation Shift: +300 meters, -1240 meters We descend from Rifugio Monzino, crossing the Freney Glacier towards Mont Rouge du Peuterey. Our ascent through the dihedral introduces us to the Ferrata Italy's essence. Reaching Col Chasseur, we're greeted by views of the Aiguille Noire and the Freney Pillars, emblematic of the best Via Ferrata experiences. Our path then leads us to Rifugio Borelli, a haven for climbers, through the Via Ferrata's cables. Returning to the valley, we follow the trail back to Freney, completing our Via Ferrata trip, enriched by shared memories and the beauty of the Alps.

What's included

Accident insurance
Medical and luggage insurance
Travel cancellation insurance
Guide expenses (transfers, night in refuges and half-board)
Common safety material for the guide's use
Harness
Via ferrata set
Helmet
Picnic for the day of the ascent
Flight
Visa (if applicable)
Transport from airport
Transport to airport
Local transport
Extra meals and drinks for client and the guide

Accomodations

Refuge Monzino


Situated at 2,590 meters in the Mont Blanc massif, Rifugio Monzino offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks and serves as a popular basecamp for climbers. Named after the Italian explorer Guido Monzino, it provides comfortable accommodations and basic amenities, making it an ideal starting point for exploring the glaciers and trails of the area.


Guides

Elis & Peaks Hunter

Elis & Peaks Hunter

Elis is a UIAGM-certified Alpine Guide based in Valle d'Aosta, at the foot of the famous Mont Blanc massif. He is part of the Peaks Hunter Team, who offers professionalism and years of experience in organizing outdoor activities in Italy and Europe, for group excursions. His passion for exploration drives him to undertake memorable adventures and journeys, which he loves to share with those who entrust themselves to him.


Meeting point

45.795520895851266.968498807617176
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Departures

All departures are guaranteed to run

June 2024
Sat
8 Jun
7:00 AM
Sun
9 Jun
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
22 Jun
7:00 AM
Sun
23 Jun
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
6 Jul
7:00 AM
Sun
7 Jul
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
20 Jul
7:00 AM
Sun
21 Jul
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
10 Aug
7:00 AM
Sun
11 Aug
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
24 Aug
8:00 AM
Sun
25 Aug
6:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
7 Sep
7:00 AM
Sun
8 Sep
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
21 Sep
7:00 AM
Sun
22 Sep
4:00 PM

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3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
5 Oct
7:00 AM
Sun
6 Oct
4:00 PM

Confirmed

3 spots left
Total
750 €
Sat
19 Oct
7:00 AM
Sun
20 Oct
4:00 PM

Confirmed

3 spots left
Total
750 €

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