The Classic Tour Du Mont Blanc
France, Trek & Walk, 12 days - from £1,395 (land only) - from €1,955 (land only) - from $2,260 (land only)
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.
You must bring the following items:
Windproof / waterproof jacket
Waterproof overtrousers / rain pants
Thermal baselayer shirts (1 short sleeve, 1 long sleeve)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
Warm gloves or mittens
Eyewear - sunglasses
Daypack (30 40 litres should be sufficient)
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)
Washbag and toiletries
Sheet sleeping bag (may be used on Day 3)
Small padlock to lock trek bag Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment.
The following items are optional:
Trekking poles (highly recommended)
Long johns (thermal underwear)
T-shirts and/or casual shirts
Camera, media, spare batteries
We include 2 trail bars each day with your lunch pack. If you wish to take additional trail bars and snacks (not chocolate as it can melt) we recommend you bring these with you (or purchase them in local supermarkets) to keep in your trek bag as these can be expensive from hotels and refuges en-route.
We request that you keep the weight of your main baggage to less than 15kgs for the baggage transfers.