Activités été - Cie des Guides de Chamonix
Based out of the village of Vallorcine, this program was specifically designed to suit the interests and activity level of teenagers in a full mountain lifestyle experience. During 6 days, they will enjoy hiking, climbing, sleeping in a hut, canyoning and white water rafting.
DescriptionDay 1 : Canyon de Barberine
For our first day we are going to Barberine canyon to enjoy slides and jumps down mountain creeks followed by a climbing session. We meet at the Cham-Aventure white water base to pick up wetsuits and other necessary equipment. Later in the afternoon, our minivan drives us to the valley of Vallorcine where we will establish our base camp for the week.
Day 2 : Barrage d’Emosson – Refuge de Loriaz Elevation gain : 850m – Elevation loss : 100m
We set off for a 2-day hiking trip around the Loriaz mountain hut. Between the Emosson dam and the alpine pastures we will find tons of great things to see and experience. We hike up the easy and gradual trail through the spruce forest. As we are gaining altitude the ground is covered with flowered rhododendrons, just below the charming Loriaz hut. Recently renovated and transformed into a mountain hut, Loriaz’s architecture witnesses the ancient alpine farming lifestyle. Night at the hut.
Day 3 : Col de la Terrasse – Val de Tré les eaux Elevation gain : 800m – Elevation loss : 1300m
Today’s hike is amazing. We hike up into the alpine bowl above the hut and over Terrace mountain pass. Then we reach the high plateaux of Cheval Blanc from the top of which the views are outstanding! If It is our lucky day we will meet ibex, our local star… Then we hike down the quiet and remote Tré les Eaux alpine cirque and bowl, leading to the bottom of the valley and our base camp.
Day 4 : Vallon de Bérard – Mont Blanc des Dames Elevation gain : 700m – Elevation loss : 300m We start our second hiking outing and our objective is to reach the top of“ the ladies’s ‘Mont-Blanc” the day after. Today, our approach hike we lead us to La Pierre à Bérard mountain hut. We take advantage of the afternoon to discover Bérard valley and its natural reserve. Night at the hut.
Day 5 : Vallon de Bérard – Mont Blanc des Dames Elevation gain : 1 100m - Elevation loss : 1200m It is now time to hike up to reach our goal, the top of Mont-Buet (3096m). This is the highest peak in the Aiguilles Rouges range and in the nearby Chablais and Fiz ranges. We will be back to our campsite in Vallorcine by the end of the day.
Day 6: Rafting
After our last breakfast together, we break camp. We are heading back to Chamonix to the white water rafting base and are finishing our outdoor activity week with a rafting session down the Arve River. End of the activity at 4.30pm.
Niño (13-17 años): 750 €.