Level 1: discover

Mont-Blanc Rivers

Choose between 2 versions of this expedition between Chamonix and Geneva that mixes wild and urban landscapes.
The long version, 3 days / 2 nights, camping along the river's eddge, along the 80 KM stretch between Chamonix and Geneva
The short version, 2 days / 1 night, camping along the river's eddge, along the 50KM stretch from Chamonix thorugh Bonneville Gorge on the Arve River.

  • Fitness
  • Technique
  • Environment
  • May 1-3, 2020
    Next departure
  • 80 km
    Chamonix - Geneva
  • 2 or 3 days
    1 or 2 nights
  • Activities
    Rafting, Bivouac
  • Starting at €395
    Price
  • 12
    Participants
4 available slots
out of 12

Route & Maps

LONG VERSION - 3 days / 2 nights

DAY BY DAY

  • Friday

Meet at 10:30 in the morning in Geneva, where you will leave your belongings and cars in a safe place (end point of the expedition). Shuttle transfer to Passy where we start rafting. Workshops on whitewater swimming, river crossing, safety maneuvers, paddling, communicatring when on water, etc. Supervised by Gaël, a whitewater specialist and guide with Nunayak, our partner.
Descend the Arve River for 25-30 km, and spend the night in a teepee-tent with campfire, near the town of Cluses.

  • Saturday

Continue down the Arve River for 25-30 km, and spend a second night near Bonneville camping in a teepee-tent. On this section of the river you have the opportunity to raft in self-guided mode solo, or in a 4-person raft with no guide in the boat. You also have the choice of staying in the guide boat.

  • Sunday

We will cross through Geneva and meet up with the Rhône River. The takeout point is near Onex and we will wrap the expedition up at Mamajah's place. The weekend ends around 17:00 (5pm).

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Departures & Prices

From To Adult price <21 years old Place restante  
May 1, 2020 May 3, 2020 420 € 378 € 10 Register
May 29, 2020 May 31, 2020 420 € 378 € 10 Register
Jun 27, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 395 € 355 € 10 Register
Jul 24, 2020 Jul 26, 2020 420 € 378 € 10 Register
Aug 21, 2020 Aug 23, 2020 420 € 378 € 10 Register

Included

  • 1 day of preparation and training with professional guides (rafting, whitewater swimming)
  • Bivouac and orienteering gear: expedition tents, gas stoves
  • Food:  breakfast and dinner on stove during the expedition. Cold meals at lunchtime.
  • Gear for raftingt
  • 1 neoprene wetsuit
  • Lodging: 2 nights camping on the side of the river
  • Logistics: transfer from Geneva to Passy

Not incldued

  • Travel to the meeting point (Geneva)
  • Your own personal gear (download the list)
  • Anything not specifically mendtioned in the "included" list
  • Repatriation insurance
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Terms and conditions to participate

Level 1

Open to anyone 14 years old and up. Discover the self-guided expedition experience spending the night in a tent in a short-trip format. On the go for up to 7 hours per day. Presence of a guide throughout the entire expedition and the option of rafting on your own down certain sections. A guide will assist you through all sections with rapids.

  • Fitness
    Fitness
    No specific training needed. Be in good overall shape. On the go for up to to 7 hours per day.
  • Skills
    Skills
    Know how to swim.
  • Motivation
    Motivation
    All fired up for an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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