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Mer de Glace Challenge

Mer de Glace Challenge
Type of activities Eco-Friendly Activities
Number of days : Full-Day
Price : from 155 € per person

Take your staff and co-workers for an unforgettable experience in an extraordinary high-alpine environment !

A challenge like no other : located on the glacier itself, it combines alpine sightseeing with an introduction to mountaineering
and awareness of the impact of global warming on our glaciers.

What values will lead the teams to victory during this challenge’s fun and geo-scientific workshops ?
Development of partnership ? Determination ? Teamwork ?

Your outdoor experience will benefit from the presence of our alpine morphologist and member of Compagnie des Guides,
who will provide clear yet scientific explanations of frequent alpine phenomena.


Plan ahead for a boot-sizing session at the hotel on previous evening.


9.30 am   Meet the team of mountain guides in the hotel lobby.
                   Departure to Montenvers cog train station (5 mn).

10.00 am   Ride up to Montenvers (20 mn).

10.30 am   Making-up teams, activity presentation, gearing up before riding gondola to Mer de Glace.

11.00 am   Challenge starts : each party must go through 4 workshops to choose from :
                 zip-line, climbing-up an ice wall, abseiling, crevasse rescue-simulating exercise and observation of global warming on the glacier (one hour walk to reach the furthest workshop).
                 Lunch break on the glacier in teams.

2.30 pm   Challenge ends back at Montenvers where teams enjoy a sightseeing visit of the ice cave.

3.00 pm   Ride the cog train back to Chamonix (20 mn).

3.30 pm  The group is back to the hotel.

From the end of December till the end of September.

Minimum 20 persons.

Big Half-Day in winter or Full-Day in summer.

In winter : All profile.
In summer : For active and dynamic people.

Warm, waterproof and comfortable clothes, warm socks, sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, winter hat, backpack (30 L), lunch (if full-day outing) and water.

Traditional pic nic : 16 euros per person


190 place de l'Eglise

+33 (0)4 50 53 62 62