3000m Summits Week

  • Reach the top of a number of 3000m peaks in the French Alps without the use of technical equipment!
  • To reduce the amount of ascent and descent some nights in will be spent in mountain refuges.
  • Stunning views!
  • A great sense of achievement
  • An excellent way of acclimatising for bigger things!
Tour Type: 

Tour Description

This mountain walking holiday is for people who want some more challenging walking without the need for crampons, ice axes and the paraphanilia of full-blown mountaineering.  Discover the Vanoise National Park and the frontier peaks with Italy.

You will be led by Mark, a qualified and highly experienced Accompagnateur en Montagne.


Saturday - Arrival at Geneva / Albertville and transfer to your first night's accommodation.

Sunday - The Becca Motta - this peak overlooks the valley of Champagny-le-Haut and is itself over-looked by the Grand Bec.

Monday - Pointe de l'Observatoire (3016m), Vanoise - a summit accessible to the walker from the Col d'Aussois.

Tuesday - Le Rateau d'Aussois (3131m), Vanoise

Wednesday - Pointe des Fonds (3024m), Vanoise.

Thursday - a gentler day taking in a worthy but less elevated summit.

Friday - La Grande Sassiere (3747m)

Saturday - Depart after breakfast and transfer to Geneva airport / Albertville

Please note: the final choice of peaks and routes will be chosen to take into account the current conditions including: late snowfields, the weather, the ability and fitness of the group.


Tour Details

6 days walking / 7 nights

Min / Max Group size:
2 - 8 (Private group departures, at your convenience please contact me).


Huts (shared dormitory type rooms); Gites - Dortoir; Refuges, Hotels (twin rooms).

Dinner, Breakfast and picnic Lunch.

What's included:

  • Guiding by Mark Tennent qualified accompagnateur - Brevet d'Etat alpinisme; accompagnateur en moyenne montagne.
  • Group transfer from Geneva airport and / or Albertville Railway Station.

What's not included:

  • Insurance
  • Drinks and tips

Dates & Prices


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