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Haute Route Zermatt-Chamonix, 1 week glacier traverse

Vignettes - Haute Route Zermatt Chamonix

Join a certified guide on this iconic glacier traverse in the Alps, from the Swiss mountain resort of Zermatt to Chamonix in France.

Private

Alps

7 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Advanced


Highlights

  • Experience one of the top glacier traverses in the Alps!
  • Enjoy superb views, including the famous Matterhorn mountain
  • Stay at different mountain huts in the Swiss and French Alps

Description

Join me on this week-long famous glacier traverse on the Haute Route Zermatt-Chamonix!

The Haute Route Zermatt Chamonix is one of the most iconic mountain traverses in the Alps. This route stretches from the French-speaking Swiss Alpine region (Zermatt) —home to the famous Matterhorn mountain— to the French Alps (Chamonix).

On this 7 day trip we will stay at different mountain huts. On the route, we’ll hike up on glaciated mountains and go through all kinds of terrain. You should be ready for about 6-8 hours of hiking per day.

This is a private trip. I can take a group of up to 4 people, making it a great adventure to do solo or in the company of loved ones!

Request to book this trip if you have been itching to do the Haute Route Zermatt-Chamonix!

Itinerary

Day 1: Zermatt-Schoenbühl hut

We will meet in Zermatt and hike to the Schoenbühl hut. Approximately 6-8 hours.  

Day 2: Schönbuehl hut-Cabane de Berthol

We will hike from the Schönbuehl hut via the Tete Blanche until reaching the Cabane de Berthol.  Approximately 6-8 hours.  

Day 3: Cabane de Berthol-Vignettes hut

We will hike from the Cabane de Berthol to the Vignettes hut. Approximately 6-8 hours.  

Day 4: Cabane de Vignettes-Cabane de Chanrion

We will hike from the Cabane de Vignettes to Cabane de Chanrion. Approximately 6-8 hours.

Day 5: Cabane de Charion-Cabane de Valseroy.

We will hike from the Cabane de Charion to Cabane de  Valseroy. Approximately 6-8 hours.  

Day 6: Cabane de Valseroy-Cabane d'Orny

We will hike from Cabane de Valseroy to Cabane d’Orny. Approximately 6-8 hours.  

Day 7: Final Day

We will hike from Cabane d’Orny to Chamonix. Approximately 6-8 hours.  

 

Details

Accommodation

Mountain huts.

Meeting point

Zermatt

About the guide

Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Kyriakos, Daniel, Andrej, Tobias, Bernd, Herbert, Guy and Noé) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Switzerland.

Whether you wish to climb the Matterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau or Monch, or enjoy amazing freeride or ski touring days around Verbier or Zermatt, among other great options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

Pick one of the programs featured for E-S Adventure Guides Switzerland and start planning an awe-inspiring experience in the mountains!

Languages

French | English

Certificates

ASAM | UIMLA | UIAGM | IFMGA


What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar

5.00

Sept 14, 2022

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5.00

Sept 6, 2022

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5.00

Aug 23, 2022

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5.00

Aug 17, 2022

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Lesley Weber

4.00

July 16th, 2022

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

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5.00

July 20, 2022

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Yvonne Morrison

4.00

May 8, 2022

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Mark Stone

5.00

April 14, 2022

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James Dempster

5.00

March 9, 2022

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Leonardo Rodriguez

5.00

March 4, 2022

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Daniel Martinez

5.00

Feb 2, 2022

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 5614 Each

Group of 2

CHF 3093 Each

Group of 3

CHF 2423 Each

Group of 4

CHF 2042 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Price details

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

Not included: travel expenses to the meeting place and during the tour, lunch, drinks, equipment or extras like souvenirs.




 

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