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Gouter Route - Mont Blanc – Chamonix - France
The most popular route up the highest mountain in the alps. A great expedition through some stunning scenery featuring rock scrambling, glaciers and narrow snow aretes.
Required experience/skill level:
good crampons skills, fitness and acclimatisation required.
Length (in metres):
2 – 3 days
Maximum guide ratio:
June - October
Links/ featured courses:
Often dismissed as the “normal route” and a “walk” the Gouter route (also known as the Bosses arete) is anything but. Rock fall danger, crevasses, featureless terrain and high altitude all combine to produce a challenging climb. Preparation and experience cannot be under stated.