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Haute Route, 7-day ski touring from Chamonix to Zermatt

Join Matteo, IFMGA-certified mountain guide, on this 7-day ski touring trip in the Alps. Experience the popular Haute Route with an expert!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration7 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Discover one of most famous ski touring routes in the Alps.

  • Spend seven days climbing and skiing in a breathtaking environment.

  • Rest in charming mountain huts surrounded by amazing landscapes.

Description

Would you like to discover one of the most famous ski touring spots in the Alps? Then join me, let’s complete the Haute Route on a fabulous 7-day winter adventure!

Connecting the Chamonix valley, home of Mont Blanc, with Zermatt, home of the Matterhorn, the Haute Route is one of the most popular ski touring challenges in the world. First completed in 1911, this awesome route offers you the chance to climb and ski on some of the most impressive peaks in the Alps.

On this 7-day tour, we will ascend two over-3000m summits (Rosa Blanche and Tete de Valpelline) and enjoy stunning descents on top-quality powder snow. Furthermore, we will sleep in charming mountain huts surrounded by breathtaking alpine landscapes. For more information, check out the itinerary below!

Keep in mind that this winter experience requires a good fitness level and at least an intermediate ski touring level.

So, if you are up for an unforgettable ski touring trip, please get in touch with me. Let’s complete the popular Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt!

I also offer ski touring adventures in Italy, Poland and Iceland. Check them out.

Accommodation

Included. Half pension service for 6 nights in huts and hotel.

More info

Please bring personal equipment: boots, ski touring skis, skins, crampons, ice axe, helmet and harness.

Meeting point

Chamonix Village (France).

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Itinerary

Day 1: Chamonix - Argentiere

Meeting at Chamonix village. Briefing and equipment check. Lift to Lognan (2032m). Hike to Argentiere hut (2711m).

Ascent: 750 m.

 

 

Day 2: Argentiere - Cabane du Trient

Argentiere – Col Poisson (3028m) – Col du Tour (3281m) – Cabane du Trient (3170 m)

Ascent: 1100m

Descent: 700m

 

 

Day 3: Cabane du Trient - Champex

Cabane du Trient (3.170 m) – Col des Ecandiens (2.793 m.) – Champex (1.486 m)

 

Day 4: Champex - Cabane du Prafleuri

Transfer from Champex to Verbier – Lift to Col des Gentianes (2980m) – Rosa Blanche summit (3336m) – Cabane du Prafleuri (2662m) .

Ascent 850 m.
Descent 680 m.

Day 5: Cabane du Prafleuri - Arolla Village

Cabane du Prafleuri – Pas du Chat – Col des Chevres – Arolla Village (hotel – 1984m).
Ascent: 684 m
Descent: 1100m

 

 

Day 6: Arolla - Cabane du Bertolle

Arolla – Cabane du Bertolle (3311m)
Ascent: 1.300m

Day 7: Cabane du Bertolle - Zermatt

Cabane du Bertolle – Tete Blanche summit (3710m) – Zermatt village (1650m.)

Ascent: 400m

Descent: 2.200m

Transfer by taxi to Chamonix.


About the guide

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I live in the mountain for 300 days every year, I'm expecialized in trip around the world from Jordan (Wady rum for climbing) to Himalaya summit, during the summer I usually to work in the Alps (Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa) but during the autumn is a must to fly in Kalymnos to climbing.

I'm a guide from 2006 and from 2008 I work in Italy in mountain rescue Helicopter and I specialized in avalanche explosive working-from 2015, I become a teacher of italian mountain guide.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 3609 each

Group of 2

EUR 2165 each

Group of 3

EUR 1753 each

Group of 4

EUR 1547 each

Group of 5

EUR 1341 each

Group of 6

EUR 1238 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). Transfers included: Chamonix - Argentiere / Champex - Verbier / Zermatt - Chamonix /// Equipment included: Avalanche rescue (ARVA transceiver, probe and shovel). /// Price doesn’t include extra drinks and lifts.


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