Enjoy the classic Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt. A hut to hut hiking experience accompanied by Sebastien, an IFMGA certified mountain guide.
Also known as the “Haute Route”, this beautiful hut to hut walk links Chamonix, home of the mythical Mont Blanc with Zermatt, home of the Matterhorn in Switzerland.
The route traverses the highest peaks in the Alps as well as glacial valleys, alpine meadows and pretty villages. So that, this 6-day program promises you incredible and breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.
The only requirement for being part of this trip is to be in a good physical condition, with experience practicing hiking regularly.
- The price include only the Mountain Guide fees. I lend per person for free : harness, ice axe, helmet, for crampons the price will be an extra of 30€ per person. You will need to rent some mountaineering shoes. - Group size: From 5 to 8 participants maximum. The departure will be done with a minimum of 5 participants. - Technical level: Very good physical condition, with prior experience in hiking regularly. - Transfers by taxi. - We recommend you to take a Cancellation-Assistance-Repatriation insurance.
Meeting with the guide at 8 am in Chamonix. Transfer by car from Chamonix to Montroc.
Then reach the Charmillon chalets by cable car. Afterwards , climb on foot to Albert refuge. Beautiful panoramic view of Glacier du Tour.
Dinner and night at the refuge.
Breakfast at the refuge. Walk on glacier with crampons until Col du Tour, between France and Switzerland. Enjoy incredible views of Trient Glacier, and then descent to Col d’Orny.
Finally, climb to the Breya lift which lead us to Champex village.
Dinner and night at Champex.
Transfer by taxi to Mauvoisin. From there, cross of Tsofeiret (2642m), Lire Rose (3115m), Mont Rouge (3395m) and the Col de Cheilon (3243m). Afterwars, we join the the Gietroz and Cheilon glaciers.
Dinner and night at the Cabane des 10 refuge.
From Cabana des 10, climb by Tsena Refien glacier until reaching Pigne d’Arolla, the highest point of the Haute Route.
Descent by the Vuibe glacier until the Vignettes Refuge.
Breakfast at the refuge and ascent to Bishop Pass which marks the border between Switzerland an Italy.
Then back to Arolla glacier and finally to Bertol refuge.
Dinner and night there.
Departure early in the morning to reach the Tete Blanche (3724m), facing the beautiful Matterhorn.
Then, long descent to Stockj glacier to reach the Schonbiel moraine.
Lastly, we finish our hiking traverse in Zermatt.
IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide -
Sébastien is originally from Toulon. Before he dedicated his time fully to his passion, mountaineering, he has completed a degree in Alpine Geography.
His thirst for adventure took him from countries such as Turkey and Peru to the high mountains of Pakistan .
Since 2000, he work as a Mountain Guide in Chamonix, La Clusaz and all over the world.
Five amazing days ,professional and friendly service. Keep Calm and Climbing with Sebastien Lauren
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Grâce à Sebastien L vous repoussez vos limites! Exigent mais attentif il vous amènera découvrir des paysages hors des sentiers battus...avec la cool attitude. Bref un super guide!
Pascal Le Flao
Una página estupenda, interesante, una guía talentosa, agradable y sencilla con la que nos complace compartir nuestra pasión por la montaña. Gracias Sebastián!
Super semaine avec Sébastien et Guillaume. Très partant pour refaire un stage!!!
Group of 1
|EUR 2598 each|
Group of 2
|EUR 1299 each|
Group of 3
|EUR 866 each|
Group of 4
|EUR 650 each|
Group of 5
|EUR 520 each|
Group of 6
|EUR 458 each|
Group of 7
|EUR 381 each|
Group of 8
|EUR 372 each|
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- Guiding fee
The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).