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6-day Tour du Ciel ski program

Dare come with a certified mountain guide on this 6-day Tour du Ciel ski program, in the amazing country of Switzerland!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration6 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Come with me on this 6-day Tour du Ciel ski program and experience the opportunity of a highly challenging adventure in the Swiss Alps.

All the way from the Swiss ski resort of Zermatt to the beautiful village of St Nicklaus, we will be spending our days in a high mountain environment skiing across massive glaciers surrounded by amazing mountains.

As an alternative to the famous Haute Route in the Alps, The Tour du Ciel (Sky Tour) is a great opportunity for experienced skiers who wish to challenge themselves.

The Arbenhorns (3860 meters), the Blanc de Moming (3657 meters) or the Bishorn (4153 meters), among other mountains, will be some of the peaks we will have to climb. The Glacier de Moming or the Glacier du Mountet, will be some of our options to descend. As you can see, this will be the opportunity of a lifetime!

In the evening, will be enjoying the comforts of the small huts we will find along the route. Delicious homemade food and a cozy bed are everything you need after a long day of skiing in the Alps!

You will find a more detailed itinerary below.

This 6-day ski tour is a very physically demanding trip and it will take place in a high alpine environment. All participants must be skilled skiers (PSIA level 9) and have an excellent fitness level

Keep in mind that in a normal day will be spending between 8-10 hours on our skis.

I also offer several other ski touring programs. If you wish to do another ski tour in Switzerland, you can also join me on this  7-day Berner Oberland ski tour (advanced).

So if you are ready for this 6-day tour du ciel ski program, request to book this trip!

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Huts

More info

I highly recommend doing a level I avalanche class with AIARE (American institute for Avalanche Research and Education) to have some basic Avalanche knowledge, transceiver skills as well as touring experiences.

Meeting point

Zermatt.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Meeting point in Zermatt.

We meet in Zermatt, board a tram/gondola to Schwarzsee Ski, descend to the Zmutt-gletscher.

Skin up to the Schönbielhütte, 2694 m.

Day 2: Climbing up to the Arbenhorns (3860 meters)

Climb up to the Arbenhorns (3860 meters).

Ski descent to the Col Durand the high Plateau des Glacier Durand.

Descend to the Glacier du Mountet.

Short climb up to the Cabane du Grand Mountet Hut (2886 meters).

Day 3: Climb to the Blanc de Moming (3657 meters)

Climb to the Blanc de Moming, 3657m.

Ski descent to the Glacier de Moming.

Traverse to the  d’Ar Pitetta Hut, 2786 m, short climb to Col de Milon, 2990m.

Descend to the high pass, 2794m and climb to the  Tracuit Hut, 3256m.

Day 4: Climbing to the Bishorn (4153 meters)

Climb to the Bishorn 4153m. Ski descent and climb to the Adlerflüh, 2940m, descend over the Brunegggletscher, short climb to the Turtmannhütte, 2519m.

 

Day 5: Climbing to the Schöllijoch (3343 meters)

Climb to the Schöllijoch, 3343m. Ski descent on the Schölligletscher to the Topalihütte, 2674m.

Day 6: Last day!!!

Encircle the Oberen Stelligletscher, and climb to the col, 3228m from the  Wasuhorns. Short peak ascent to the Wasuhorn, 3343 m. Ski descent to the Jungtaljoch, 3220m. On to the Jungtal we continue to the top tram/gondola station of Alp Jungen, 1955m, to St.Niklaus.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 3639 each

Group of 2

CHF 2811 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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