Located in French territory, the western side is almost entirely covered with ice and on these slopes the normal way of ascent develops.The climb does not present particular difficulties, with snow and ice, slopes of 30 ° degrees and some decidedly steeper sections. . In the final stretch a few meters of rock lead to the top. From the summit, the panorama on the Italian and French sides is breathtaking.


  • Day 1
    The ascent takes place in one day, starting from Chamonix by cable car up to the Aiguille du Midì 3842 Mt. from here the crampons are put on and on the rope you go down the ridge to reach the hill of Midì. On easy slopes, gradually steeper with crevasses, in about 2: 30/3: 00 hours you reach the top. The descent is made by the same ascent route.
  • Average times for round trip 5 - 6 hours
  • Total height difference, uphill + 800 mt.
  • Period from June to September
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The price includes

  • Assistance of the mountain guide, commonly used material.
  • Insurance that covers the emergency intervention in the event of an accident.

The fee does not include

  • Tickets for the Stafal-Bettaforca return cableway + Guide
  • Car transfers.

Technical difficulty


Physical training


  • harness
  • Maximum ice ax 60 cm
  • Classic crampons with anti-cocoon
  • High mountain boots
  • Helmet
  • Telescopic ski pole
  • Harness, ice ax, crampons, ski pole and helmet missing will be provided by the guide.


  • High mountain / glacier sunglasses
  • Sun cream and cocoa butter
  • Cap
  • High mountain gloves
  • Breathable t-shirt
  • Sweet life
  • Windstopper or fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Shoeller mountain pants
  • Mountain socks
  • Leggings


  • A tights
  • Ski mask
  • Lightweight spare gloves
  • A front lamp with new batteries
  • Small personal pharmacy (compeed, aspirin, high protection sunscreen)
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Camera
  • 1 liter bottle or Thermos
  • Energy bars, dried fruit, chocolate, sandwich
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Paper towels
  • Sun hat
  • Fleece or goose down gillet
  • Ear plugs (useful in shelter)
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