Mar, Apr, May, Jun
Meeting at Gîte d’étape in Chamonix. Gear chack and journey set up.
3 hours of skiing around Chamonix. We’ll take the cable car up and descend through the White Valley from Aiguille du Midi. We’ll also train on how the transceiver works and on avalanches awareness.
6.30 hours of ski. Cable car to Grands Montets. Traverse through Coll de Chardonnet, then Fenetre de Saleina and finally Plateau de Trient.
4 to 5 hours day. Traverse through Coll des Ecandies and descend to Champex ski resort. Taxi to Verbier and ski in this Resort. Night at Mont Fort mountain hut.
9.30 hours of ski. Early start to climb the Mount Rosablanche (3336 m). Long descent through Mourti Valley. Ascent to Dix mountain hut.
4 hours of ski. Ascent to Pigne d’Arolla (3776 m) and ski down to Vignettes mountain hut.
9 hours of ski. Traverse through several valley to coll de Valpelline. Then 2 long ski down to Zermatt.
Gîte d'étape in Chamonix.
Gîte d'étape in Chamonix. Different mountain huts on the way to Zermatt.
A minimum of 4 people is required for this expedition.
Group equipment included:
- transceiver, probe and shovel
- Ice axe and crampons
- Harness, 2 safety carabiners and 2 meters tape.
Personal equipment recommended:
- Complete ski equipment.
– 40L backpack, with ski stripes.
– Thermal underwear.
– warm jacket.
– GoreTex jacket and pants.
– Hood, gloves (2 pairs) and googles.
– Snacks (on the mountain huts we'll only have breakfast and dinner).
– Warm sack if desired (on the mountain huts there will be blankets).
– Sunscreen and lip balm.
– Basic toilet kit.
– Personal first aid kit.
– Cash (many mountain hut don't take credit cards).
– Mountain federate card.
UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Spain
I’m a mountain guide and alpine ski instructor and trainer.
Since many years ago I enjoy transmitting the enthusiasm that I feel for the mountains, in any of the possible mountain disciplines: alpinism, ski, climbing…
I’ve always had a special interest for sports and teaching sports at all levels, from beginners to complex guiding in all kind of mountain terrain.
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