Fiche " le tour des aiguilles dorées"


Day 1

RDV 08h00am, parking at Le Tour.

Ski lift to Col de Balme and taking the hiking path to the Albert 1er refuge. 2702m (2h30)

Reaching the glacier shortly afterwards, we will take the direction to the Superior Col du Tour 3289m (2h30).  Cross the Saleina glacier 3267m and descend to the bivouac hut at 3000m (2h00)

Day 2

Ascension on the Plines glacier and the Col Droit 3300m (1h30).  The crossing of the Trient plateau to the Col du Midi des Grands 3235m (2h15) and the descent to the Albert 1er (1h20) and the return path to Col de Balme (1h10)

Duration: 2 days

Dates: Middle of June to end of September

Participants: 6 personnes maximum


1 -2 pers 3 - 4 pers 5 - 6 pers
380 € / day 400 € / day 420 € / day

  Price includes guiding fee with supervision, the loan of certain equipment. Does not included half board at the Bivouac des Dorées , ski lift and picnic lunch.


 Technical material        clothes      additionnal equipement
 Rucksack (45l)  mountaineering long legged trousers  sun glasses
 crampons  fleece jacket  sun cream
 harness  wind jacket  food and drink
 Ice axe  gloves  camera
 Mountain boots adapted for crampons  beanie and peaked cap  headlamp
 walking poles    an other layer in case...  sleeping bag liner
   Technical underwear  first aid kit


Additional information

The accommodation will either be in the refuge or the bivouac.  If it is the latter, there will be a reduction in the price.

This high mountain trek does not present too many difficulties, although it is necessary to be well prepared physically.


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