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Chamonix Zermatt: Legendary High Route

The legendary
high road linking Chamonix to Zermatt
The most famous ski tour of the Alps, inaugurated in 1903 by guides from Chamonix, it connects the two capitals of mountaineering with passes and glacier crossings. The beauty of the landscapes encountered makes it one of the best known ski touring raids.
This raid remains a serious goal and requires a good experience and a good physical condition.

➡️ From 24 to 29 March 2020 - 4 places available
➡️ From 14 to 19 April 2020 - 4 places available
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Price / person based on a group of 4.
BOOKING
The program
STEP 1 /
STEP 2 /
After a short descent to the moraine du Passon (2380m), the climb is ski to the foot and passon pass (3028m) that ends in crampons. We ski under the north face of the Aiguille du Chardonnet, and put the skins to access the Upper Pass of the Tour (3290m). We are now skiing in Switzerland on the Trient Glacier, after a short climb in crampons, here we are at Col des Ecandies (2795m). A beautiful descent in the Arpette Valley lead us to the village of Champex (1480m) where we spend the night
STEP 3 /
After a transfer by mini bus we are at the Verbier ski area, the ski lifts approach us at the foot of the Col de la Chaux (2940m). The day continues with the Col Momin (3000m) and up to the foot of the Rosablanche (3335m) that can be climbed back and then down to the cabin of Prafleuri (2660m)
STEP 4 /
After a quick climb to Col des Roux (2805m), a long crossing takes us to the end of the Lac des Dix, then a climb up the Pas du Chat (2385m) to the Cabane des Dix (2928m).
STEP 5 /
A quick descent takes us to the Tsena Refien Glacier that we go back up to reach the Pigne d'Arolla (3795m), crossing the Serpentine Passage can request the use of crampons. From the top of the Pigne d'Arolla the view of the Alps will remain in your memory, the descent of the south face leads us to the Vignettes hut (3160m)
STEP 6 /
A short descent takes us to the wide Mont-Colon Glacier that leads up to the Col de l'Evèque (3390m). We skate the upper Glacier d'Arolla to the Virgin, we stick seal skins to climb the Col du Mont Brulé we finish in crampons, then a short descent and we chained with the Col de Valpelline (3555m) or we begin the long descent on Zermatt by skiing at the foot of the north face of the tooth of Hérens (4170m) and the Matterhorn (4478m), to finish at the pasture of Furi and the village of Zermatt in the afternoon .
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Ski and hiking shoe
security bag type (air bag)
The team
tarentaise tours
Local professionals, all state graduates, knowing perfectly the valley and all these secrets, to make you discover this magnificent playground, in complete safety!

Enjoy your day with the Tarentaise Tours team.
Information
Changing the program
Program subject to modifications. The program is given as a guide. It can be modified at any time by the certified professional supervising the group according to the weather and snow conditions to guaranty the participants’ safety.
Included
Supervision by a qualified guide
shelter accommodation
taxi transfers
lift passes
DVA security equipment, shovels, probes
technical equipment, harnesses, rope, carabiner
Day insurance
Not Included
Personal expenses
ski touring, ski and shoe equipment
crampons, backpack type air bag