winter holidays 2014
ski touring Chamonix
6 or 7 days
Duration : 6 to 7 days
Departure 2014 :
Sunday to Saturday, departures :
- the 16th, 23th and 30th of March
- the 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of April
Departure on request :
Every other days from mid of March to end of April.
Contact us to complete the stays!
Nomber of persons :
Maximum of 7 guests in order
to maximize safety and to give each guest the possibility to benefit
from instruction and training.
7 Days : 1165 euros/person
6 days course : 995 euros/person
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This price per person includes :
- 7 days guide rate ; harness, tranceiver, shovel and probe lent,
- Half board in 6 huts, for you and the guide (we reserve ourselves)
- Lunches for you and the guide from D2 to D7
- Taxi transfers Champex-Chable.
It doesn't include :
- Ski gear for the course (around 230 euros for 7 days)
- Your insurance via Diot Montagne: cancellation+repatriation+interruption stay : 4% total cost ; repatriation : 1% of total cost and cancellation : 3% total cost
- Taxi transfers Zermatt-Chamonix ; water and shower in huts ; baglunch for the Day 1
- All which is not included in "the price includes"
We propose you Ski Touring from Chamonix to
Zermatt during 7 days, all include.
From Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, our journey
will link the two capitals of modern alpinism, at the very heart
of the Alps.
This six day journey across the splendors of the high mountains
will forever transform you.
The classic itinerary can be modified and will be flexible in
order to for variations, depending on the groups’ ability.
Chamonix – Argentière
Elevation gain : 200 m - Descent : 3000 m
Meeting point : At 09 :00 AM in Chamonix for a briefing
and to check the equipment.
After 2 nice descent of the Aiguille des Grands Montets,
we will practice some avalanche awarness. Then we will
go down the Argentiere glacier towards the Argentiere
hut (2771 m) . Where we will spend the night
Argentière hut –
Elevation gain : 1200 m - Descent : 2400m
we start touring up to the Col du Chardonnet (3325m),
before we ski down to the Saleina glacier. From there
we skin up to the Fenêtre de Saleina, then descend
underneath the Aiguilles Dorées.)
After crossing the Trient glacier, we pass through the
Fenêtre de Chamois (2985m), from where we start
skiing down to the Val d’Arpette. The descent ends
1300m further down in Champex.
A quick transfer by bus brings us to Le Chable, from where
we take the cable car up to Mont Fort. A quick descent
we are at the Mont-fort hut
Mont-fort hut – Prafleuri
Elevation gain : 1000m - Descent: 800 m
Mont-Fort 2457m hut to la Chaux pass 2940m, a quick descent
then Momin pass .
Then we can ski tour up to the summit of Rosablanche (3336
From there, we have a beautiful ski descent down to the
Cabane de Prafleuri - Cabane des
Elevation gain : 700 m - Descent: 400 m
Today we ski tour up and along Lac des Dix. The terrain
is quite flat, and a good sliding technique helps to preserve
energy reserves needed for later.
The final Pas de Chat leading to the Cabane des Dix is
right in front of your eyes.
Cabane des Dix - Cabane des Vignettes
Elevation gain : 950 m Descent: 640 m
We start with one of the highlights of this Haute Route:
The ascent of the famous Pigne d’Arolla (3730 m
) via the Mur de la Serpentine, followed by a beautiful
descend leading us to the Cabane des Vignettes (3160m),
which is perched on the mountain like an eagle’s
||Cabane des Vignettes - Cabane de
Elevation gain : 1 300 m Descent : 1 100 m
An early morning start sees us skiing down to Arolla,
before we start heading up to the Berthol Refuge. (3311m).
The route offers a spectacular panorama of the Swiss’
most famous peaks:
Dent Blanche, the Dent d’Hérens, and, of
course, the famous Matterhorn.
||Cabane de Berthol – Zermatt
Elevation gain: 550 m Descent: 2 110
We ski tour up to the beautiful summit of Tête Blanche
( 3724 m ), which allows for amazing views of the Zermatt
valley. An impressive descent down the Stocki glacier
brings us to the final destination of our adventure.
From there, a bus ride will bring us back to Chamonix
and to reality, filled with the memory of this beautiful
high alpine world, left behind. This the end of the Chamonix
Zermatt Ski Touring Haute Route !
Our + : All our guides are very good teachers. They will be keen to help you progress individually during the Haute Route Chamonix to Zermatt ski touring
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