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Tour du Mont Blanc - 2019 Balance Payments | | Quarta, 05. Agosto 2020

NOTE: this page is for balance payments for our 2019 trip only. 
Tour du Mont Blanc
Half Tour: August 5th - August 12th, 2019
Full Tour: August 5th - August 19th, 2019
Two weeks, three countries, hiking hut-to-hut along the famous Tour du Mont Blanc.
Hock invites you and family and friends to join him in the Alps at a steady yet comfortable pace through a region of uncompromising beauty and charm.
Hikers will begin their journey just downvalley of Chamonix, France. From there, they proceed along Alpine trails, past towering glaciers and alongside glistening streams, hiking between eight and eleven miles per day with the comfort of carrying only the essentials. Lazy evenings are spent relaxing over a cold drink and a hearty traditional meal from rustic mountain huts while resting for the next day’s journey.
Half Tour Option: Those opting to complete half of the tour will end their trek after the first week of hiking with a relaxing day off in the mountain town of Courmayeur, Italy. 
Modified Itinerary Option (Half Tour Only): We are now offering a modified itinerary. Those who opt in will stay at all the same huts and hotels along the TMB as they complete the Half Tour option. However, instead of hiking the complete trail, these individuals will travel to trailheads by taxi, bus and sometimes cable car, hiking shorter routes to the night’s accommodations. Those who choose to follow the modified itinerary must make their choice known upon registration. There is an additional $500 fee to cover the added costs of transportation, town lunches, and lift tickets.

Who is this trip designed for?
For those of you who dream of mountain vistas and twisting trails, our Tour du Mont Blanc provides you with a genuine mountain hiking experience with the comfort of good food and a cozy bed each night. Whether looking for an adventurous family getaway or yearning to stretch your own legs with a new challenge, this is a fantastic way to share great company and new experiences. Participants should be physically prepared for consistent days of hiking 7 - 11 miles with up to 5,000 feet of ascent each day. 
For more information:
Trip Itinerary 
Frequently Asked Questions 
For questions about travel, programming and accommodations, please contact: Corbett Wicks, Program Coordinator, at outreach@northcountryschool.org.

Full Package Rate:
Half Tour - $2,750+ airfare.
Full Tour - $4,700 + airfare 

Program accommodation, including mix of private hotel rooms and dorimitory-style lodging in remote alpine huts 
All dinners and breakfasts, and lunches as specific in trip itinerary 
Transportation to and from airport 
Mountain rescue insurance 
Year-long Alpine Club Membership 
Trekking permits and services 

Participants are asked to arrange for travel to Geneva, Switzerland and back. 
Registration ends June 1, 2019$500 deposit is due at time of booking Ages 18+

Cancellations made 90 days in advance of program start date will receive a full refund.Cancellations made 60 days in advance of program start date will receive a half refund, minus a $25 processing fee. Cancellations received 30 days or less before program start date are subject to full forfeiture of the registration price.Medical or family emergencies will be considered on an individual basis.To cancel, you MUST contact RockE House at (518) 523-9329 ext. 5440.

RockE House & Basecamp reserves the right to cancel a program if it does not meet its enrollment benchmark of 4 participants by 6/1/19, in which case a full refund will be issued. We recommend waiting to book flights or other non-refundable travel arrangements until after this date.