August 6-13, 2018. 1230 Euros. Geared to young professionals.
Most participants come from North America and Israel, but the trip is open to all countries.
Chamonix-Mont Blanc attracts tourists from around the world, mountaineers, hikers or just families. It is the third most visited natural site in the world. The Mont-Blanc chain is 30 km long by 10 km wide, 28 summits of more than 4,000 m, the rooftop of Europe (4,810 m), set on the French, Italian and Swiss borders. Thanks to the ski lifts and gondolas, the capital of mountaineering allows to reduce the time of approach and to.reach the high-mountain and its glaciers.
These are the main activities for the Chamonix Challenge Trip. The activities are geared for healthy adults aged 18 to 35. The exact schedule of hikes and activities will depend on the weather.
Canyoning, Hang Gliding, Luge
In addition to hiking, the Chamonix Challenge trip offers a range of safe outdoor activities for your sense of adventure.
Aiguille Du Midi
Cable Car to Summit (3842 meters)
Peak Terraces Overlooking the Alps of France, Italy and Switzerland
Optional “Step into the Void” Glass Observatory
Glacier View from Panoramic Terraces
Cable Car down to Midpoint – Plan De l’Aiguille)
Walk to Lac Bleu & Picnic at Lake
Down to Chamonix on Plan De Aiguille cablecar
Ascend Caramillon and Les Autannes Cablecars to Col De Balme
Croix De Fer Ridge Walk
Aiguille des Posettes
Cross Col De Balme Plateau back To Caramillon
Cable Car in Les Praz
Index Chair to Top
Grand Balcon Sud: Hike to Lac Blanc
Descend Index and Flegere Lifts to Les Praz
Climb to Cascade de la Berard
Cross Valley to Refuge de la Berard
Cable Car to PlanPraz
Gondola to Le Brevent Summit Outlook opposite Mont Blanc
Walk down to PlanPraz
Grand Balcon Sud Balcony Walk across to top of La Flegere
Index Lift to Peak and Crest Walk 1
Descent on Index Lift and Flegere cable car
Mer De Glace and Ice Caves
Via Cog Railway
Glacier des Bossons
Chairlift and short walk to a Chalet overlooking the glacier, where you see calving – large chunks of ice breaking off from the glacier.
Optional hike to the second chalet
Les Gorges de la Diosaz at Servoz
Scenic gorge and waterfall walk
Lac Des Gaillards
White Water Rafting on L’Arve River
Argentiere Grands Montets
Bicycling Trails – Downhill or Electric Bike
Horseback Riding through forests and valleys
Early morning runs
Swimming at the Sports Centre with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna and hammam