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The Vallee Blanche Traverse

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Chamonix

74400 Chamonix

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Are you ready to take the first step into the world of ice axes and crampons?

Then join us for LHO's first ever technical expedition to the Vallee Blanche, the plateau that connects the French and Italian sides of the Mont Blanc Massif. This trip is a first step into the world of technical glacier travel and will include an introduction to the basics of mountaineering. It does not include any technical summits and is open to anyone with a moderate degree of physical fitness and some basic hiking experience. No prior mountaineering or familiarity with technical equipment is necessary.

Our trip will commence in Chamonix at the foot of the Aiguille Du Midi where we’ll take the cable up to over 3,800 meters. From there, we begin our walk down to the Hut Cosmique before heading straight across the Glacier at the foot of Mont Maudit and Mont Blanc du Tacul, arriving at the Refugio Torino on the Italian side of the Vallee Blanche, our home for the next two nights. Using the Refugio Torino as our basecamp we’ll explore the Glacier, reaching as far as the base of the Grand Jorasses and even Mer de Glace.

In addition to the usual expedition itinerary, team members will benefit from tailored training programs, team-building opportunities prior to the climb and diet plans to ensure you don’t just endure but enjoy the trip. We’ll also help you shop and pack to ensure you bring exactly what you need and make the most of your time with us.

Let's make 2018 the year you join our global community and take your first step into the incredible world of mountaineering.

For more information drop us an email on info@lifehappensoutdoors.com

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