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Haute Route Saas Fee, Zermatt, Chamonix

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 7 people
Destination(s): Switzerland  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing   Skiing & Snowboarding  
Season: March - May
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1700 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1700 US Dollar (USD)

The crossing of the Walliser Alps (from the Matterhorn to the Mont-Blanc) is still at the top of the list for many tour skiers. And it should! Technically, the Haute-Route is not difficult, but a good physical condition for 4 - 6 hours climb is necessary.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: The guide meets the group at the Church Square in Saas Fee 1809 m at 3 pm. Journey by mountain transport to Felskinn. Climb up to the Britannia hut 3030 m, approx. 1-1½ hrs.

Day 2: From the Britannia hut 3030 m climb up to the Adler pass 3789 m, 4 ½ hours. Ski down to Zermatt, accommodation in a hotel.

Day 3: From Zermatt 1620 m with the cable-car to the Klein-Matterhorn 3820 m. Climbing up to Breithorn 4165 m, 3 Std. Ski down to Schwarzsee 2583 m, Stafelalp 2200 m and climb up to the Schönbiel Hut 2694 m, 2 hours.

Day 4: Schönbiel Hut 2694 m. Climb up to the Tête Blanche 3710 m, 5 hours. Ski down then climb up to the Cabane de Bertol 3311 m, ½ hour.

Day 5: Cabane de Bertol 3311 m Ski down then climb up to the Col de l Evêque 3392 m, 4 ½ hours. Ski down and short climb to the Cabane des Vignettes 3158 m, 1 hour.

Day 6: Cabane des Vignettes 3158 m. Ski down to the Otemma glacier. Climb up to the Fenêtre de Durand 2797 m, 3 hours. Ski down to Glacier 1549 m. Journey by bus to Courmayeur 1220 m, approx. 1 hour., accommodation in a hotel.

Day 7: Courmayeur 1226 m. Journey by cable-car to the Pte Hellbronner 3462 m. Ski down through the Vallée Blanche to Chamonix 1030 m.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Mountain guide for 7 days, Avalanche rescue transceiver
- 4 overnight stays with half-board in the mountain huts
- 2 overnight stays with half-board in a simple hotel in Zermatt and Courmayeur

Price Excludes:
- Transport,
- Drinks,
- Tips.

Surcharge for no member of any alpine club: Swiss francs 50.

About This Supplier
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Location: Switzerland
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006

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