CHAMONIX - ZERMATT
This classic route from Chamonix to Zermatt lasting up to 6 days, provides a challenge and satisfaction that is hard to beat.
Departure : dates to be confirmed - next are April 2021
Other weeks are possible on request from the AAV office.
Since it was first pioneered in 1903, by the local Chamoniard Michel PAYOT, "LA HAUTE-ROUTE" has become one of the most famous and memorable Ski Tour of the Alps.
It’s about making an effort and being rewarded with virgin slopes, amazing scenery, rediscovering true comradeship and of course, naturally good food by the fireside of a mountain hut.
Day 1 : Meeting at Hotel, Breifing. Grands Montets lift (2600 m), Col Grands Montets (3230m), night at Refuge d’Argentiére (2771m). Up 800 m / Down 700 m
Day 2 : Col du Chardonnet (3323 m), Fenêtre de Saleina (3267 m) or Col du Passon (3028m), Col Sup du Tour (3289m). Night at Cabane Trient hut (3170m). Up 1100 m / Down 1100 m
Day 3 : Col des Ecandies (2796 m), Skiing Val d’Arpette, Taxi to Verbier, Monfort cable car, Rosa Blanche ascent (3336 m). Night at Prafleuri hut (2624 m). Up 700 m / D 2400 m
Day 4 : Col des Roux, Lac des Dix, night at Dix mountain hut (2928 m). Up 850 m / D 400 m
Day 5 : Pigne d’Arolla ascent (3796 m), Col de l'Evêque (3392 m), Rifugio Nacamuli Italy (2818 m). Up 1200 m / D 1150 m
Day 6 : Col du Mont Brulé (3213 m),Col de Valpelline (3568 m), ZERMATT (1606 m). Return to CHAMONIX by taxi or bus or train. Up 850 m / D 2750m.
For 5 Persons
Price Including :
Half-board in refuge.
Transports and private transfer Zermatt-Chamonix.
Lift-passes for Chamonix and Verbier.
Lunches (meals or picnic) and all drinks in supplement.
Good skier with experience offpist and ski touring mandatory.
A good physical condition is required.
50% at reservation
Balance paid one week before departure date scheduled
Not included :
Insurances (travel cancellation insurance, repatriation insurance, multi-risk travel insurance, rescue insurance) (Swiss insurance can be reserved on www.air-glaciers.ch or www.assurance-multi-sports.com)
Personal ski equipment and security.
Please, contact-us for more information and details concerning necessary equipment.