Price & Schedule

Price

$6,100.00

Payment Policy:

  • A deposit of $700.00 is due at the time of registration to reserve a space on the expedition.
  • Each deposit includes a $300.00 nonrefundable registration fee.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to expedition start date, unless otherwise specified, and can be paid by check, wire transfer, ACH or by credit card with a surcharge of 3%.
  • Participants whose balances are not received by the 120-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the expedition.

Price Includes

  • All tram, lift and hotel fees. We are one of the few (if only) companies to cover and include all in a single price
  • All group climbing gear
  • All fees for four nights (9 Day program) at French/Italian/Swiss huts
  • Four nights (9 Day program) of lodging in Chamonix at downtown hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner in the huts
  • All transportation once trip has started
  • Six trams/lifts and train fees
  • Park fees, trekking permits, and all tour fees
  • IFMGA-certified mountain guide fees

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 wire transfer fee (if applicable)
  • Meals not listed above (meals in Chamonix)
  • Lunches during the climb
  • International airfare USA – Geneva – USA
  • Shuttle from Geneva to Chamonix
  • Personal gear (see Gear List)
  • All personal snack/lunch food
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks (bottled water)
  • Any extra nights’ lodging in Chamonix beyond itinerary
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)
  • Excess baggage charges and airport taxes
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Alpine Ascents International

2020 Schedule

June 12 – June 20 – Sold Out
June 20 – 28 – Sold Out
July 1 – 9 – Sold Out
Aug 21 – 29 – Sold Out
Aug 30 – Sept 7 – Sold Out
Sept 5 – 13 – 1 space left
Sept 14 – 22 ** New Trip!! **
Max climbers: 4 on a trip
Summit portion 2:1 ratio

 

  • Alpine Ascents offers a 10% discount for those partaking in back-to-back climbs of Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn in the same season.
  • All schedules account for round-trip travel from home country.
  • Please contact our office for the most up-to-date availability for each departure.
  • All land prices listed below, round-trip international airfare not included.
  • All land prices are per person, based on double occupancy. SRS available for an additional charge.
  • Dates and prices are subject to change.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance (see bottom of page) within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please contact us with any questions as we look to provide excellent customer service answering your climb and gear questions.

Mont Blanc Cancellation/Refund Policy

Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all programs. Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.

Refund Policy

  • Full refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 120-days prior to the expedition start date.
  • 50% refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 90-119 days prior to the expedition start date.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations made 89-days prior to the expedition start date.
  • Alpine Ascents International will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.
  • All cancellation/refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

In many situations, this may be the only way to receive a refund for unused services.

In brief, trip cancellation insurance may allow you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

You have an outstanding staff / contacts in France and Switzerland. Jonathan Spitzer is energetic and personable. I sensed everyone was at ease with him within minutes of meeting. Jonathan’s choice of supporting guides was excellent. They were equally personable.

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