Price

Private Rates

The following rates are per person, per day

Climber: Guide RatioPrice
1:1$970
2:1$650
3:1$475
4:1$355

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 + a $100.00 hut reservation 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

  • IFMGA-certified mountain guide fees
  • Hut reservations per itinerary, climber is required to cover hut costs which can be paid when arriving at hut
  • Climbing and trekking permits fees
  • Park fees
  • All group climbing gear

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 wire transfer fee (if applicable)
  • All hotels
  • All hut costs
  • All trams/lifts
  • All 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

Private Climbs 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.

  • Full refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 120-days prior to the climb start date.
  • 50% refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 90-119 days prior to the climb start date.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations made 89-days prior to the climb 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.

Trip cancellation insurance allows 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.

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