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Crossing Meige course

Realize your
dream, the mythical crossing of the Meije ridges
The Queen Meije, the most southern of the historical summits of the Alps was the last to be climbed in 1877 by Gaspard father and son and Boileau de Castelnau. The normal route of the Meije is a great way to reach the summit of the Grand Pic 3984m, then continue on the traverse to the Doigt de Dieu 3973m.
Number of people
FROM 3890 €
The program
STEP 1 /
8:00 am - Meeting at our agency, contact with your guide and check of the equipment, then departure for a 4+ climbing route in the Ruitor valley, revision of the techniques and handling of the rope maneuvers.
STEP 2 /
8:00 am - We leave in the Valveny for a 4+ / 5 climb at the foot of the south face of the Mont-Blanc on granite slabs, then we walk to the superb Monzino hut 2590m where we spend the night
STEP 3 /
6h00 - After an easy approach we arrive at the foot of the Aiguille Croux, for a vertical climb of level 4+/5 in a magnificent setting. From the summit we descend by the normal route, to find the refuge and then the valley
STEP 4 /
5:00 am - Early departure to reach La Grave where after taking advantage of the gondola we reach the Prommontoire refuge at 3092 m of altitude by the Enfetchores, we spend the night at the refuge.
Difference in altitude + 1200m
STEP 5 /
4h00 - Departure for the ascent of the Grand pic de la Meije at 3983m of altitude, we climb the Promontory ridge to continue the traverse to the Doigt de Dieu, descent to the Aigle hut, after a restful break we descend to the valley and return.
altitude difference + 1000m - altitude difference - 2200m
STEP 6 /
In case of late return, possibility of sleeping at the refuge of the Eagle, or in a hotel of the valley
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Options :
Single room supplement
Night in a hotel in Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise the night before
Rental of climbing boots
Extra fee for guide and night in refuge or hotel in case of late return

The team
tarentaise tours
Our team are all local professionals, living here with a perfect knowledge of the Valley. They are 100% fully qualified (according to French Certificates).
Enjoy a magical day out touring with the Tarentaise Tours team
Changing the program
The program is given as a guide. It can be modified at any moment by the certified professional supervising the group according to the weather, security and snow conditions. These modifications could occur on his own judgment.
Supervision by a qualified professional (UIAGM high mountain guide)
The loan of mountaineering equipment (harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes, carabiners, ropes)
Accommodation in a refuge or hotel
The cost of ski lifts
Transfers to the activity sites
Insurance for the duration of the course
Not Included
Personal expenses
Drinks and extra bottles of water in the huts
Rental of mountaineering shoes
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Chef Lieu
Route de Val d'Isère
73640 Sainte Foy Tarentaise
Savoie - France

2022 Summer season : July 4th to September 2nd
Open from Sunday to Friday
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