Sporting activities

Snowshoes glacier hiking

Snowshoes on your feet, discover the glaciers of the "Mer de Glace" and the "Col du Géant" in an original way. 3-day circuit also.

Offered by : Bureau des guides

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The "Mer de Glace" glacier: Discover a glacier in the heart of the Mont-Blanc massif; a day's hike with access by the Montenvers train. A magnificent path unfolds among crevasses, blades of ice and torrents crossing the glacier surface. Accessible to all keen walkers.
The "Col du Géant": Going into Italy through the Mont-Blanc tunnel we take to the heights with the cable car "de la pointe Heilbronner". Return trip either to the "Col des Marbrèes" or the "Col du Géant".
3-day circuit in the heart of the Mont-Blanc massif: Departure from the Aiguille du Midi vertical ascent cable car, crossing the Vallée Blanche, overnight in the Torino refuge. Descent to the Requin refuge, walk across the Leschaux glacier, then return to Chamonix by the Montenvers train. For good walkers.


Fee: from 365 €.

Opening periods

From 21/12/2019 to 12/04/2020, daily.

Subject to favorable weather.