Enjoy a full day, challenging hike around the Salanfe lake at the foot of the Dents du Midi in the Alps of Switzerland with one of our IFMGA certified guides.
May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
There is nothing quite like high altitude bodies of water. They glimmer with a distinct, glacial blue. And the Salanfe lake, at an altitude of 1,909 meters is no exception. Throughout this hike you will get to constantly gaze at this tremendous reservoir, as well as the lovely landscape that surrounds it. And whenever you look up, you will see the unmistakable, jagged summits of the Dents du Midi.
This trek will last approximately 6-7 hours, and we will cover nearly 16 kilometers. The route is also quite difficult at points. In particular, when we reach the highest altitude point, which is approximately 2,200 meters, the path becomes arduous. As a result, while not an absolute requirement, you should have prior mountainous hiking experience. You should also be in good physical condition. However, despite the difficulties, the views you will get of the Salanfe lake, the Dents du Midi, as well as the wonderful scenery of Valais will make the challenge well worth it.
Are you looking for a long, beautiful and challenging trek through the Swiss Alps? Then this full day hike around the Salanfe lake will absolutely satisfy you. To enjoy it for yourself, just send us a request. We look forward to guiding you.
We can also lead you on an easier hike on the wonderful Matterhorn trail, where you can see the incredible peak up close, from many different viewpoints.
- Guiding fee
You can spend the night at the Van d'en Haut campsite if you wish.
Van d'en Haut campsite.
Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Kyriakos, Daniel, Andrej, Tobias, Bernd, Herbert, Guy and Noé) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Switzerland.
Whether you wish to climb the Matterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau or Monch, or enjoy amazing freeride or ski touring days around Verbier or Zermatt, among other great options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.
Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.
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Sept 14, 2022
I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!
Sept 6, 2022
I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.
Aug 23, 2022
I was looking for a local guide for a hike I was planning and came across Explore-Share. They seemed to have good reviews and so decided to give them a try. The experience was very positive and completely happy with their service. I will be using them again for next trip.
Aug 17, 2022
Easy to set up and find the perfect trip. Informative site that is easy to use. Guides are all great to work with and communicate all arrangements needed. As simple as can be!
July 16th, 2022
Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.
July 20, 2022
Hello! I have been thoroughly impressed by the service and assistance that explore-share have provided the past couple years in helping to plan my trip to the High Tatras in Poland. I really appreciated the flexibility that they provided in allowing me to rearrange my trip twice owing to covid. They were responsive and communicative throughout. This trip was part of my Stag weekend celebrations and explore-share connected me with an outstanding guide in the form of Marcel - he was an excellent recommendation and we really enjoyed our guided hike in the High Tatras with him. Marcel was an outstanding professional, placed a high focus on preparing well and staying safe, and was also a great guy! Highly recommend. Many thanks and best wishes - Richard
May 8, 2022
Our first time with Explore-Share. An absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish. Extremely good value, very well organised with attention to detail. We travel widely and this has by far been the best of experiences. Well done to all concerned. We are already looking at booking another trip!
April 14, 2022
Great service by explore share. Our guide, Fred, gave us a fantastic day. Totally wild adventure that would be impossible on our own. I’m really impressed. Thank you very much.
March 9, 2022
I can’t recommend this enough. Great service, great price and the on the ground team was top notch. Top marks all round.
March 4, 2022
Everything went very well! Above our expectations! Thanks Explore-Share and Thanks Kiliholidays! Great support from all you! Thanks for the hard work and excellent level of commitment.
Feb 2, 2022
Excellent job making your platform available to all mountain lovers. Our guide Gabrielle was an excellent companion
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