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Classic ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt

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Travel the Haute Route with this classic Chamonix to Zermatt itinerary accompanied by IFMGA-certified mountain guide Renato.



6 Days

Mar, Apr

Extremely Fit



Have you always dreamed of crossing the Alps via the Haute Route? This classic ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt is the perfect chance to make your dreams come true!

This is a strenuous ski tour reserved for those in very good physical condition. The Haute Route passes below the summits of 10 of the highest peaks in the Alps. The highest pass is at more than 2900 meters.

From Chamonix in France to Zermatt in Switzerland, the high route has become one of the most renowned itineraries in the world among mountaineers and skiers. You'll spend a week in a world of glaciers and snowy peaks, sleeping in tents or mountain huts and enjoying the company of fellow travelers.

Once you reach Zermatt, you'll realize why some say it is the most beautiful alpine village in the world. Enjoy some quiet time here as well as there are no cars on its streets. Nestled at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt is unforgettable!

This ski tour takes 6 days to complete (plus 2 travel days) and can be organised during April and May. I can take from 1-6 participants so bring some friends along! Do bear in mind, however, that the Haute Route is for expert skiers only.

Want to check out some less demanding programs? Then don't miss out on my guided ski tours in Dolomiti SuperSki for skiers of all levels.

Join me on this incredible ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt. This classic ski tour is one no true mountaineer should miss. Contact me and we'll start planning our trip to this winter wonderland!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

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


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About the guide

Hi! I'm Renato, IFMGA guide from the Dolomites, and I work together with my colleagues Robert, Bruno, Patrick, Benedetta & Walter (German speaking). If I'm not available to guide you, one of them will take care of you.

I was born in 1961, I live in Campitello di Fassa, in the Dolomites, together with my family. I have two sons, one is a mountain guide, the other is a ski instructor. I am a certified mountain guide since 1982, an instructor of guides, alpine ski instructor and a Federal coach for ISEF.

Being in the mountains has always been my passion, guiding people, teaching them climbing, mountaineering... during the various seasons of the year. I very much enjoy drawing nice curves in fresh powder snow and discover the charm of the frozen waterfalls.

My curriculum and professional mountaineering is made of many ascents and some openings of routes in the Dolomites and the Alps. I climbed in Yosemite Valley (California), Ben Nevis (Scotland) and Norway, Greece, Spain and Sardinia. I did also several high altitude climbs like Mt Denali (Alaska), Ama Dablam (6828m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Manaslu (8163m), Shivling in India (6545m), Cotopaxi and Chimborazo in Ecuador (5897m and 6310m), Patagonia (Argentina).

Feel free to get in touch with me if you are coming in the Dolomites for skiing (alpine, freeride and ski touring), rock climbing, sport climbing and multi pitch climbing. It will be my pleasure to guide you here and let you discover my secret spots.


Italian | German | English



What people are saying about Renato & Guides' team

Nathalie McClune


September, 2023

Paolo was a great guide. He picked out good routes and we felt very safe.

Mitch Keith


September, 2023

Paolo and Patrick were our guides for Gaudeamos (12 pitch max of 6a) near Falzarego Pass. Paolo was communicative ahead of time in making arrangements and ensuring our climb matched our desires. During the climb, they were safe and efficient and all 4 members of our party came away from the outing feeling challenged and excited about the day. Overall, we had a fantastic day out and we were able to tackle a much larger & more grand objective than we otherwise could have on our own without our guides. Thanks Paolo & Patrick!!

Joshua McDougall


September, 2023

Renato did not take us but his fellow guide Matteo did. Matteo was excellent and guided us through an amazing Via ferrata

james bottomley


August, 2023

Renato is best guide I've ever been with

Jennifer Bagnato


August, 2023

Benny was a great guide, very helpful and provided easy explanations.

Mick Bradway


August, 2023

Renato was professional and a great guide! He took the time to point out the different mountain ranges and was very friendly. He took many pictures of us during the trip which was very nice and we appreciated it. I always felt safe during the trip. The pace of trekking was great. I highly recommend this 2 day, 1 night trip!

Michal Budzynski


August, 2023

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Yosapol Harnvanichvech


August, 2023

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Guy Brett-Robertson


August, 2023

I am leaving a 1* review for the absolutely terrible, argumentative, and unprofessional service I am currently receiving from Renato after our trip. This was meant to be a full day excursion but our guide Patrick sensibly suggested that we cut it down to half a day to avoid the stormy weather in the afternoon. Patrick told us that we would be issued a partial refund as a result of this. We agreed. It is now several weeks after our trip and Renato is going against Patrick's promise and is saying they cannot offer a partial refund. I am currently wasting my time trying to get Explore Share to sort this out and Renato will not stop emailing me. I've literally said in writing that I don't want to engage with Renato anymore, but he won't respect that. I really don't want to spend my time arguing with someone over email who refuses to live up to the promise of their own employee. Patrick was an excellent guide and the trip we did was very fun. I would be leaving a full 5* review if it were not for this nonsense with Renato.

Grant Hunter


August, 2023

My guide was Matteo who provided me with an excellent day of climbing in the Dolomites. Matteo was very competent and I felt very safe under his guidance. Highly recommended.

Christoph F.


August, 2023

The tour was very nice, as was our guide. On top, good service and communication of the booking team.



August, 2023

Renato is incredibly knowledgeable about climbing and made my wife and I feel safe while providing a very memorable trip.

Amir Toren


July, 2023

The trek was great. The guide (Robert) was not nice to say the least

Mark Williamson


July, 2023

I went climbing with Robert up to the Torre del Vajolet. Robert was most excellent and profesional: timely, extremely knowledgable and very fast. We were the first group on and off the tower. It was an incredible day and my only regret is that I didn't have time for more climbing. I will defintely return to the Dolomites and climb again with Robert. I HIGHLY recommend Robert and Renatto and team Bernard. They are AWESOME!

Philip Martin


July, 2023

We had an excellent day sport climbing at Cinque Torri with Matteo. The guide was very professional and friendly and helped us learn to improve our outdoor climbing.


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