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Chamonix Alpine Intro – 5 Day
September 3, 2018 - September 7, 2018
Whilst Chamonix is the capital of world mountaineering, you do not need to be a great climber to enjoy its vast mountain attractions. On the contrary, one of Chamonix’s real assets is that it has peaks and climbs suitable for all levels of challenge and for every step along the path to Becoming an Alpinist. This training course is designed for those who are new to alpine mountaineering and want to either develop their skills to become independent alpine climbers or complete further climbs with a Guide. It would also be suitable for folk wishing to climb Mont Blanc after the course or with future plans for introductory expeditions in other high mountain ranges around the world.
It features 3 classic alpine day trips using the high lifts of Chamonix and a 2 day overnight mountain hut expedition to climb a fine peak in the Swiss Valais Alps and present an ‘old school’ contrast with Chamonix as there are no lifts in Arolla, just a beautiful walk to the hut and peak….