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Climb Mont Blanc 🇫🇷 & Weissmies 🇨🇭 Late September 2022

September 21, 2022 - September 27, 2022

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An ascent of Western Europe’s highest mountain is a big challenge and superb mountaineering expedition.  When combined with a climb of the Weissmies, 4017m, this provides a great combination of sustained rocky scrambling and superb snow crests.  A magnificent and memorable week of high altitude alpine mountaineering.

This 6 day course includes 3 days in the Swiss Alps mountaineering, warming up, climbing the Weissmies & spending 2 nights in the lovely Swiss Mountain Almageller Hut.

This is a physical programme but the rest day before the summit climb hopefully means you are able to actually enjoy a successful ascent of Mont Blanc whilst also making some other fine ascents along the way.

The superb snow crest of the Weissmeis Summit Ridge, with the Italian Lakes and plains to the East…

We understand the balance between preparing well and saving enough energy for the long summit day and because of this, and our first class Mountain Guides, we have an excellent summit success record on Mont Blanc.  Despite this good record, our courses are not about dragging people to the summit.  This course gives a good progression from the intro Alpine Mountaineering & Gran Paradiso programmes and is a great option for folk wanting to climb Mont Blanc who perhaps also have an eye on a future ascent of the Matterhorn.

Course Aims

  • Climb Mont Blanc & The Weissmies
  • Enjoy 6 good days alpine mountaineering in the Mont Blanc Massif & Eastern Swiss Valais Alps
  • Progress your alpine mountaineering skills with sustained rocky scrambling on the Weissmies & eg, The Mittelruck (3363m) ascents
  • Spend 4 nights in high mountain huts sleeping at between 2700m and 3800m
  • Get to know how your body reacts to a high altitude mountain environment, good preparation for other expeditions
  • Do some moderately technical scrambling in ascent and descent, good Matterhorn training!
  • Have an enjoyable & sociable week in the mountains
Good fun scrambling high on the classic South Ridge of the Weissmeis with the Almageller Hut and Dry Hornli Ridge in shade far below…A fine route, and good preparation & training for the Hornli Ridge on the Matterhorn.

Can You Climb Mont Blanc?

See our dedicated Mont Blanc page and Mt Blanc FAQs for the answer to this and more details of our inspiring and informative courses…

We hope to start Mont Blanc training with you soon and climb Mont Blanc with you next summer alpine season…


September 21, 2022
September 27, 2022


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