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Chamonix-Zermatt 7-day hike

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Mountain shelters
Hiking the French Alps
Hiking in Chamonix
Ascending the Alps

Join a certified mountain guide on this one-of-a-kind week in the French Alps. Hike the impressive Chamonix-Zermatt route.

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Alps

7 Days

Aug, Sep

Fit

Beginner


Description

Explore the wonderful route that links the two mountaineering capitals of the Alps on this 7-day hike. The impressive Chamonix-Zermatt route offers incredible views, mountain huts and an exciting and easy path. Join me for a spectacular week in the mountains!

During the 7 days of our trip, we’ll hike along the incredible French Alps and visit some unforgettable places. We’ll go to Col d’Orny, Col du Mont Rouge, Lire di Rose glacier, Cheilon glacier, Eveque, Col Collon and others. Each of these places offers simply stunning views! You can review the itinerary below for a more detailed description of the trip.

This is a moderately easy trip, but you need to be physically prepared to endure 7 days in the mountain. Additionally, keep in mind that the itinerary can be modified for more experienced hikers.

So book your trip now and get ready to hike the iconic Chamonix-Zermatt route. I would love to be your guide!

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 930 Each

Group of 2

EUR 465 Each

Group of 3

EUR 310 Each

Group of 4

EUR 233 Each

Group of 5

EUR 186 Each

Group of 6

EUR 155 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Flight to the start

- Transport during the trip

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).

Price does not include transport to the start of the trip, personal expenses, equipment rental or the shuttle from Zermatt to Chamonix.


Itinerary

Day 1: Albert Refuge

We’ll go from the top of the Charamillon chairlift to the Albert refuge, going through the Tour Glacier. We’ll get to enjoy impressive views of the Aiguille du Chardonnet and the crevasses of the glacier. Night at the shelter.

Elevation gain: 800 meters.

Day 2: Mauvoisin Hotel

We’ll hike through the glacier, the plateau de Trient, Col d’Orny and finally descend to the Champex village. Taxi to the Mauvoisin Hotel.

Elevation gain/loss: +600 m -1,300 m.

Day 3: Cabane des Dix

This will be one of the longest days. We’ll visit Col du Mont Rouge, Lire di Rose glacier, the Giétroz glacier plateau and Ruinette to the Cheilon pass. We may even see ibexes, chamois and edelweiss.

Elevation gain/loss: +1225 m -400 m.

Day 4: Vignette refuge

We’ll climb the Cheilon glacier towards the Serpentine hill and reach the Brenay platau. Views of Mont Blanc to 4000 Saas Fee.

Elevation gain/loss: +950 m -400 m

Day 5: Cabane de Bertol

We’ll descend the Mont Collon glacier, cross the Chermotane plateau, ascend Eveque (3,392 m), cross the Col Collon (3,087 m) and descend the Arolla glacier (2,540 m).

Elevation gain/loss: +1,162 m -980 m.

Day 6: Schöenbiel refuge

We’ll cross the Monte Miné and Monte Ferpècle glaciers to Col d’Herens. Then, we’ll ascend the Tete Blanche (3,274 m). After enjoying the views, we’ll descend through the Stockji glacier.

Elevation gain/loss: +400 m -1,120 m.

Day 7: Zermatt

Down the Zmutt glacier to the final destination: Zermatt.

 

Details

Accommodation

Shelters

More info

Make sure to bring snacks for the mountain. I can guide you on what equipment to bring.

Meeting point

"Snell" sports shop in Chamonix Mont Blanc.

About the guide


What people are saying about Explore-Share

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