Treasure hunt

Treasure hunt

Orienteering: a crucial know-how in the mountains

Discover orienteering in a fun way with these treasure hunts built around historical facts around Mont-Blanc. Share it with your teenagers or friends and try solving all the clues to find a real treasure at the end…

Rates and Contact


  • €20 / 2 hours / people (5 p. min)
  • €30 / 3 hours / people (5p. min)

To solve all clues, this treasure hunt takes at least 2 hours. This can be extended by adding more clues. Fill the form to build this project together.



    Jacques Balmat: First ascent of Mont-Blanc

    Seas and oceans of the world are not the only ones to hide treasures of an inestimable value. In Chamonix, the legend tells us that stone giants live on our summits. They sculpt crystals in the heart of the most remote mountains. Many men died trying to robe those precious gems. But one day a Man with no wife and no kids came down alive. On his deathbed, the story says he addressed his will to his youngest brother revealing where his chest full of secrets was hidden. The youngest brother was bad finding his bearings. He never found the chest. Almost 200 years later, the Will is always bequeath to the youngest brother. Only one sentence that does not make sense could allow the beginning of the research:


    If we find the key to crack the code, we will go for a 2 or 3 hours adventure solving clues one after another to put your hand on this booty!


    What you should take for this treasure hunt in Chamonix?

    For your own comfort, please follow these recommendations to fully enjoy our treasure hunt in Chamonix.


    • Sportswear according the weather forecast
    • Running/hiking shoes with studs
    • Windproof/Rainproof jacket


    • Backpack 10L minimum (at least one by adult)
    • Polarised sunglasses
    • 1L of water/person MINIMUM
    • Cereals bars or dried/hard fruits

    Meeting Point

    La maison nordique