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Postby Ozclimb » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:26 pm

Hello everyone:) I'm back after a few years and planning a Mt Blanc climb around August 2013. Just wondering if I can get some suggestions on which companies to use...REPUTABLE ones that people on here have ACTUALLY used and summited with, preferably local ones I guess???.

The problem in Australia is we don't have many companies that do climbs there, and the two I have looked at (a while back) are expensive. If anyone wants to come along get in touch:D

(sorry everyone I had to edit this as there were some issues with links popping up, hopefully it doesnt happen again)
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby ibekker » Thu Sep 27, 2012 3:52 am

Hi, did you ever do the climb? what guide service did you use?

thanks
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby macintosh » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:44 pm

Ozclimb wrote:Hello everyone:) I'm back after a few years and planning a Mt Blanc climb around August 2013. Just wondering if I can get some suggestions on which companies to use...REPUTABLE ones that people on here have ACTUALLY used and summited with, preferably local ones I guess???.

If you have a FB acount, check with Victor Saunders in Les Houches
https://www.facebook.com/victor.saunders.507?sk=wall
This http://www.basecamp.co.uk/about/en is his website :wink:
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby pvnisher » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:20 am

Mark Houston and Kathy Cosley.
American Mountain Guides of the Year 2005, and have written a book.
http://www.cosleyhouston.com/home.htm

Tell them Joel sent you.
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby as » Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:55 pm

you can hire a local uiagm guide in chamonix or courmayeur, the price is about 850-1050Euro depending on the package you select. check the websites for details:
http://www.chamonix-guides.eu/
http://www.guidecourmayeur.com/
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby radson » Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:29 pm

I used these guys, mainly as they had good support prior to the trip on Skype and offered packages with accommodation.

http://www.icicle-mountaineering.ltd.uk/

Vic Saunders is great and I love the cosleyhouston website
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby Ozclimb » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:54 am

Hey thanks all.....leaning more towards icicle from UK. Thanks Radson, long time no see/speak/type etc :) hah
did end up getting down here?
ive been away from these forums for too long...
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Re: Mt Blanc guides/companies

Postby Ozclimb » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:56 am

whoops sorry Radson...got you mixed up with another dude from the US. (man i am such a spaz, too many beers me thinks)
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