Parallel to Gervasutti is much narrower, the slopes are similar. Ascended for the first time in 1964 by Pierre Barthélémy and Claude Jager, he was skied for the first time in 1977 by Jacky Bessat, with snowboarding by Bruno Gouvy in 1990.
Descent for excellent skiers, who have safety and technical preparation on slopes of 50 ° / 60 °. For this descent, snow conditions and quality of the snow cover are needed, which limit its travel.


  • Day 1
    Ascent by cable car from Chamonix to the Aiguille du Midì 3,842 m. With your skis on, you go down to the Midì hill. With seal skins and if necessary with skis on your shoulders, go up the normal route of Mont Blanc du Tacul until you reach the left exit of the canal. From here the descent begins. Return to Chamonix via the Vallée Blanche.
  • Average time for round trip 6 hours
  • Total height difference, uphill +600 mt.
  • Total height difference, downhill -600 mt.
  • Period from December to July
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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 Chamonix-Aiguille du Mmidì cable cars € 42.50 + € 9 Guide.
  • Montenvers- Chamonix train tickets 20 € + 9 € Guide.
  • Car transfers
  • Anything not specified in the entry The price includes.

Technical difficulty ascent


Technical difficulty descent


Physical training


Objective dangers


  • harness
  • Maximum ice ax 60 cm
  • Classic crampons with anti-cocoon
  • Ski touring boots.
  • Think
  • Helmet
  • Telescopic ski pole

Harness, ice ax, crampons, avalanche beacon, 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
  • Ski pants for high mountains
  • Mountain socks


  • The nose is getting thinner
  • Ski mask
  • Lightweight spare gloves
  • Small personal pharmacy (compeed, aspirin, high protection sunscreen)
  • Camera
  • 1 liter bottle or Thermos
  • Energy bars, dried fruit, chocolate, sandwich ...
  • Paper towels
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