18 Jun - 02 Jul
25 Jun - 09 Jul
02 Jul - 16 Jul
09 Jul - 23 Jul
30 Jul - 13 Aug
06 Aug - 20 Aug
20 Aug - 03 Sep
27 Aug - 10 Sep.
Day 1: Join your tour in Chamonix.
Day 2: Follow Grand Balcon Sud, excellent views of Mont Blanc; return to Chamonix.
Day 3: Over Col de Balme into Switzerland; night at Col Forclaz.
Day 4: Follow Bovine route to Champex.
Day 5: Along Val Ferret to La Fouly.
Day 6: Follow river La Drance; climb to the highest point of the tour at Grand Col Ferret and into Italy. Overnight at Courmayeur.
Day 7: Rest day.
Day 8: Return by bus to Planpincieux and then climb steeply from the valley to Mont de la Saxe.
Day 9: Cross the Col de la Seigne back to France, descend through la Ville des Glaciers to Les Chapieux.
Day 10: Ascend to Col de la Croix du Bonhomme, then contour across to the Col du Bonhomme.
Day 11: Rest day.
Day 12: Over Col de Tricot to the Chamonix Valley; overnight at Les Houches.
Day 13: Best views of Mont Blanc today; long ascent to the Brevent, descend to Chamonix.
Day 14: Free day in Chamonix.
Day 15: Tour ends in Chamonix.
- Profile: 10 days point-to-point walking with vehicle support, 3 rest days. Altitude maximum 2537 m, average 1525 m.
- Accommodation: 14 nights in a variety of small hotels, pensions and village inns and auberges.
- Food: All breakfasts, 10 picnic lunches, 12 hotel/restaurant dinners included.
- Trip Grade: Moderate/Challenging - Fitness is more important on these hikes. Some hikes will cover mountainous terrain, at higher altitudes or in challenging climate. Previous hiking experience is will generate more enjoyment. Trips will average 6-7 hours with some longer days. Some rocky and more difficult terrain, and some trips may reach higher altitudes with maximum ascents of 800-1000 meters. Expect some changeable weather and more basic facilities.
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