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28 reviews
Starts
Geneva
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Ends
London
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Highlights

Start in Geneva and end in London! With the hiking & trekking tour Mont Blanc Ascent, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Geneva, Switzerland and 7 other destinations in Europe. Mont Blanc Ascent is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
6
Physical Rating
Extreme
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes

28 Reviews

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 1
    Written on October 3, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    For a 65 year old like myself it was tough and fully desrving of its E category. It made trekking to Everest Base camp feel like a walk in the park.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Summitting Mont Blanc on what the guides told us was the... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 2
    Written on August 1, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    Excellent holiday spoilt by travel to and from Switzerland and lack of assistance from Exodus with Swiss Air problems.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?All the time spent in the mountains with a great group of likeminded fellow travellers... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 3
    Written on July 2, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fabulous holiday. Excellent guides and superb weather. The guides were professional, supportive and extremely helpful. I owe my reaching the summit to Bernard. He was so patient with me when I couldn't find the energy to carry on. The holiday exceeded... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 4
    Written on January 21, 2013
    1.0 - Bad

    Massive disappoint is the best way to sum up this trip. In selecting Exodus ahead of other companies I thought I’d made a wise choice, little did I realise what awaited me in Chamonix! Put simply there was a woeful lack of organisation. The worst example of... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 5
    Written on January 21, 2013
    1.0 - Bad

    Massive disappoint is the best way to sum up this trip. In selecting Exodus ahead of other companies I thought I

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 6
    Written on January 3, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    My Mont Blanc Trip was an excellent mountaineering experience. The skills that we learned on the training climb, through to the experience of climbing Mont Blanc du Tacul (Mont Blanc was outwith our reach owing to rockfall) were simply amazing.What was the... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 7
    Written on October 11, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    An amazing if challenging experience. A fun group, a brilliant guide and fantastic weather all week meant, luckily for us, the summit was on offer and we took it. Standing on the roof of Western Europe looking down on three countries made all the effort... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 8
    Written on October 1, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was an amazing trip. The friendships, the teamwork, the mountain scenery, the sense of achievement on reaching the summit. Absolutely amazing.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The most inspirational moment was summit day, and... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 9
    Written on September 23, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A truely amazing adventure. The training and preparation was great in itself and had I not summited Mont Blanc I would still have had a fantastic time.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Our Guides and there amazing lifestyles, sunbathing on... Read more

  • Mont Blanc Ascent reviewer 10
    Written on September 2, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A rewarding, fun and successful adventure. When we stood atop Mt Blanc, with the whole of France below us (and what seemed like the whole of Europe) I was truly proud. A certain toughness and fitness is required, but as I am 47 years old and my walking... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Chamonix; equipment hire and briefing.
  2. Day 2: Walk to Albert Premier refuge (2702m); afternoon snow and ice skills training on Glacier du Tour.
  3. Day 3: Possible ascent of Tête Blanche (3422m) and across the Col Supérieur du Tour to Trient refuge.
  4. Day 4: Climb the Col du Midi des Grands (3523m), descend to village of Le Tour then back to Chamonix.
  5. Day 5: Ascend by cable-car and train to Nid d'Aigle (2372 m); steady walk to Tête Rousse refuge (3167m).
  6. Day 6: Cross the 'Grand Couloir' then scramble on to a steep arête to arrive at Goûter refuge (3817m).
  7. Day 7: Climb via Dôme du Goûter (4304m) and Les Bosses ridge to the summit (4810m); long descent to Chamonix.
  8. Day 8: End Chamonix.

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Location
Geneva is the starting point and London is the endpoint.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3557 for Mont Blanc Ascent, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 940 km.
  • Geneva (Switzerland)
  • 64 km
  • Chamonix (France)
  • 10 km
  • Mont Blanc (France)
  • 20 km
  • Le Tour (France)
  • 7 km
  • Trient (Switzerland)
  • 7 km
  • Le Tour (France)
  • 17 km
  • Les Houches (France)
  • 4 km
  • Les Bossons (France)
  • 4 km
  • Les Houches (France)
  • 61 km
  • Geneva (Switzerland)
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