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Entreves Traverse

Chamonix High Altitude Technical Alpinism


A progressive three days culminating in an ascent of the Dent du Geant, the classic 4000m peak. These three days are ideal preparation and acclimatisation for higher peaks such as the Matterhorn and Eiger.

Required experience:

You should have completed some PD+ climbing routes and be happy on mixed and rocky terrain up to grade III (UK VDiff/Severe)

Example itinerary

  1. Climbing in the Aiguille Rouge we get some good mileage done in big boots and practicing relevant techniques such as abseiling, lowering and different belay techniques. Night in Chamonix.

  2. We drive through the tunnel to Italy and use the SkyWay lift. After dropping some equipment at the Torino refuge we climb the traverse of the Entreves and then spend the night at the hut.

  3. Up early for an ascent of the Dent du Geant, the classic 4000m peak. This is a long and exciting day climbing one of the best mountains in the area. If the weather or conditions are not suitable then we have plenty of backup options, always keeping our plan flexible.

Price includes:

Guiding fees, travel within the Chamonix valley and one night at the Torino refuge half board.

Price excludes:

Lift passes, Chamonix accommodation, equipment rental, insurance, flights and any other expenses not listed above.

This trip needs two climbers to run. For private guiding at a 1:1 ratio contact us for dates.


Required experience/skill level:

Starting point/base:


Guide ratios:

Two climbers to one guide


3 Days

Price | Bookings:

Please select date/options:

Pay a deposit of 250.00 per item


By booking this trip you agree to our full terms and conditions including the cancellation policy. The deposit is non-refundable. Please see our Terms and Conditions page

We comply with the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018

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