What better challenge for the experienced hiker than to climb Mont Blanc in 2022? At France Outdoors we organise Mont Blanc ascent trips every year, for individuals and groups from Ireland, the UK and even the US and Australia. Here are some of the questions we regularly answer regarding our guided Mont Blanc trips, the […]
The Mont Blanc ascent is a challenging trip ; at altitudes of over 4000 metres, with rugged terrain, snow and glaciers, good mountaineering equipment is necessary. One of the particularities of the Mont Blanc climb is that the weather can change quickly (true of the mountains in general) so you need to be prepared for […]
The highest mountain in the Alps, and in Western Europe and an accessible mountaineering area, the Mont Blanc is a hiking and climbing mecca for enthusiasts the world over, with over 20,000 climbers reaching the summit each year. Here are some quick facts about the Mont Blanc summit and Massif.
1 : The Queyras is off the beaten track… in an accessible way! An hour by road through the winding valleys of the French Alps won’t get you too far as the crow flies, but in the case of the Queyras you feel like you’re entering a whole different world! This high Alpine valley is […]
Day 1 : Arrival We arrive at Fouillouse’s car park after a challenging road where you drive over a tiny 19 century stone bridge overlooking the river by 100m and then on a winding small road. A good way to test our nerves before what was ahead of us! We are all so excited… but first […]
In July 2020 we organised a week trek between the Haute Ubaye (France) and Val Maira (Italy). All the story started with a phone call from a friend who wanted to share an experience of mountain walking with his family, he asked us (as a travel agency) if we could organise a private trip for […]