Discover Elbrus, Aconcagua, Cotopaxi, kilimandjaro

Elbrus south side on foot

If someone asks you what the highest and most beautiful mountains are in Europe, your immediate answer will probably be “the Alps”. However, the highest and most unique in mineral resources, relief, flora and […]

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Elbrus south side ski tour

Just the fact that this mountain is the highest in Europe and is one of the world-famous “Seven Summit” peaks makes some people excited to see it and, finally, to conquer it. The mountain belongs, however, to a small […]

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Elbrus north side on foot

The local name of Elbrus is Mengi Tau, which means “The Mountain of a thousand mountains.” This name is justified, as the glaciated giant slopes are built of thickened lava flows and both peaks of Elbrus are more […]

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Elbrus north side ski tour

Caucasian mountains, with their 1 000 km length, divide the Europeans and minor Asians summits. This huge chain of mountains, surrounded by the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, is subject to sudden climatic […]

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South Chili – Argentina

Chile, on the west coast of South America, is a charming & welcoming country along the Pacific ocean. Surprising with beautiful landscapes and incredible scenery like in the “Normand Switzerland” of Osorno/Chillan in […]

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Volcanoes of South Chile

We will ski on these white “Fuji-Yama” above big lakes and deep forests of pines, cedras and typical Araucarias trees. Very good lodges, excellent food and accommodations (much better than anywhere else in South […]

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Cerro Aconcagua Argentine, 6967m

Aconcagua (6967m) is in the heart of the Argentinian Andes and is the highest mountain of the American continent. 15km from Santiago, the Chilean capital, Aconcagua is the only summit of this altitude accessible to non-mountaineers. […]

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The IFMGA mountain guides and mountain leaders of our “Maison des Guides Val Thorens” guides’ company invite you to discover rock climbing, via-ferrata, mountain hiking, trekking with nights in mountain huts, discovery of wild and edible plants, glacier hiking, mountaineering, and much more. Depart from the resorts of Val Thorens, Les Menuires, St Martin de Belleville, Méribel, Les 3 Vallées and all over the Alps and Pyrenees. Our base camp is located in the Belleville Valley.