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Hiking on glacier in the Alps - Grande Motte

Why not
to try out the glacier experience ?
After taking the TIgnes ski lifts, you reach the Grande Motte glacier. At this altitude, no more flowers or grass, only the traces left by the glaciers are visible. This is where the glacier hike begins. Accompanied by a high mountain guide, you are equipped with crampons, ice axe and a rope to learn the necessary techniques. But above all you discover another world: ice, snow, crevasses and glacial immensity! And finally the satisfaction of the victory of the arrival at the summit with the discovery of an exceptional panorama from the top of the Grande Motte... An experience from which you will return transformed!

Price/ person based on group of 6. ⚠Please call us before booking to confirm our availability ⚠
Number of people
FROM 120 €
The program
STEP 1 /
Meet with your guide to get the right alpinism equipment and start to get into the adventure !

Meeting will happen in the front of funicular access in Tignes Val Claret or directly at Tarentaise Tours Office for private group (transportation offered )
STEP 2 /
You get to Grande Motte glacier bottom after a ride on the famous cable car with amazing view on Tarentaise Valley.

You start to walk on the ski slopes, before leaving ski world to alpinism and high mountains adventure, wearing crampons, ropes, harnest and ice axe. The real experience start now!
STEP 3 /
Here you are at 3653 m, on the top of Grande Motte summit enjoying your success and the incredible view over French Alps. Take the best of it and start to go down to continue the adventure back to cable car and reality.

Take your time and enjoy !
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Guillaume Pierrel - High mountain guide
The team
tarentaise tours
As a ski instructor and an aspiring Mountain Guide, Guillaume knows these mountains like the back of his hand. He has over 13 years' experience in different ski schools and guide offices throughout the Alps. This combines with his love of sharing his passion and knowledge with his clients. Overall he is fun yet professional, and can arrange trips with the perfect combination of snow and enjoyment.
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 guide
Funicular and cable car package
Technical equipment (harness, helmet, ice axe, crampons)
Not Included
Rental of mountaineering boots (crampons)
Personal expenses
Our activities

Grand Paradis Ascent 4061m

2 days tour for the ascent of a first 4000m

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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