Arrival in Chamonix. Overnight in the village.
With the cable car we will go from Argentiere to Grand Montets (about 3300 m). Descent to Glacier d ‘Argentiere, climb to the Col du Chardonnet (3321 m). Descent to the Glacier de Saleina, climb the Fenetre de Saleina (3261 m). Departure or a short ascent to the Cabane de Trento (3170 m). Overnight.
Today we will have two options:
*Variant A (difficult, only in good conditions): Short ascent towards Aiguilles Dorees. Descent to the Glacier de Saleina. Ascent to the Col Grand Lui. We will be able to cope with the steep climb to the transition with crampons. Facing the imposing Mont Dolent, over giant slopes. we will start a nearly 2000 meters descent to La Fouly in the Val Ferret. A taxi will transfer us to Bourg S. Pierre. Overnight at Hotel Moulin du Valsorey.
*Variant B: Day trip to the Petit Fourche (3512 m) or Aiguille du Tour (3540 m). Descent over the plateau of Trento, short climb to the Col des Escandies (2793 m) and descent through the Val d ‘Arpette to Champex. Taxi transfer to Bourg San Pierre, overnight at Hotel Moulin du Valsorey.
Ascent from Bourg San Pierre to the Cabane de Valsorey (3030 m).
Via the Plateau du Couloir and Col du Sonadon (3520 m) we will make a long descent over the Glacier du Mont Durand. Opposite (about 200 m) to Cabane de Chanrion (2462 m).
We will continue either via the Col Nord of the Porton or the Col de la Serpentine to the Pigne d ‘Arolla (3790 m). Descent to Cabane Vignettes.
Over three spectacular passes and short descents we will get to Tete Blanche (3710 m). Facing the Dent d ‘Herens and Matterhorn, we will start a long descent over Stockji and Zmutt glacier to the Stafelalp or (if possible) to Furi. Overnight in Zermatt
By train or shuttle bus, back to Chamonix.
Cottages and cabins along the way.
I can reserve the cabins for you so you won't have to worry about that (the price of accommodation is not included).
Gear equipment: skis+skins, boots, sticks, avalange rescue equipment, harness,crampons, clothing.
I offer technical equipment for rent (LVS, shovel, avalanche probe, belt and crampons) so please let me know if you'll need anything.
I am a IFMGA certified mountain guide and I'm passionated about nature. I was born in 1977 and before entering in the mountain life, I worked as a teacher in Borg Lienz.
I started training as a canyoning guide 15 years ago. Since 2009, I have also trained with canyoning leaders in Carinthia. Additionally, I have been on the road as a mountain and ski instructor. During the summers, I have guided a lot in Switzerland, where I took my guests to many mountains over 4000 meters high. My “motto” in the mountains and in life has always been the same: “Never stop exploring”
I work now for Carnicoalpin where our main objective is leading and accompanying you on steep mountains and great ski slopes with a particular focus set on safety.
For more information, please feel free to contact me. We can discuss about your wishes and the different options I offer. I will be really happy to be your guide and share a great moment with you!
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