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Frankfurt International School

22nd-24th March 2009

“Glacier world, above and below . . .”


22nd March 2009
8:30 Leaving Geneva after breakfast
10:00 Arriving in Chamonix
Buy food provisions for packed lunch
11:00 Ride with rack and pinion train to Montenvers, 1913 m
Guided tour of the glacier caves on the Mer de Glace
16:00 Occupy accommodation at gite – refuge la boerne in Argentičre
19:00 Evening meal
20:00 Lecture on mountain/avalanche safety
23rd March 2009
7:00 Breakfast
8:30 Depart for snowshoe hiking day in the mountains with local guides
15:00 Visit the Ecole Nationale de Ski et d’Alpinisme
Lecture on climbing history of the Monte Blanc
18:00 Return to gite – refuge la boerne
19:00 Evening meal
20:00 Reflection and free time
24th March 2009
8:00 Depart after breakfast for Frankfurt via Martigny
(if the pass is open)

The trip includes


? € per person (pupil and teacher)

Programme may change according to weather and snow conditions.