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winter holidays 2014

ski touring Chamonix Zermatt
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!
info@mont-blanc-luxury.co.uk

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.

PRICE :

7 Days : 1165 euros/person

6 days course : 995 euros/person

In order to confirm your Booking :: Download our PDF Booking Form

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)
- Lifts
- 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"

Votre séjour à la carte, cet hiver dans un chalet ou un hôtel du Mont Blanc : à Chamonix ou à Megève

 

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.

   
Monday

Chamonix – Argentière hut

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

Thuesday

Argentière hut – Mont-fort 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

Wednesday

Mont-fort hut – Prafleuri hut

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 m).
From there, we have a beautiful ski descent down to the Prafleuri hut.

Thursday

Cabane de Prafleuri - Cabane des Dix

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.

Friday

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 nest.

Saturday Cabane des Vignettes - Cabane de Berthol

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.

Sunday 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

If you are interested, contact us by e-mail :

info@mont-blanc-luxury.co.uk

 

 

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