The ultimate European Ski Tour! Join us for nine days of the best customized ski tour in the French and Swiss Alps as we traverse the famed Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt.
You will be met at Geneva airport, or another convenient rendezvous point and transported to Chamonix for two nights lodging and dining. The second day will be spent skiing in area to acclimatize and check gear.
Day 3: we will depart Chamonix and ski tour through the Mont Blanc region into Switzerland to the Swiss Alpine Club hut Cabane du Trient. Showers and a superb four course meal await.
Day 4: has us traversing the Pennine Alps to the Prafleurie hut. Again, showers, great food and stunning vistas await us.
Day 5: we cross above Lac des Dix and climb the Glacier de Cheilon to the Cabane des Dix.cabane de bertol
Day 6: we will traverse the Passage de la Serpentine and climb the Pigne d’Arolla before the descent to the spectacularly situated Cabane des Vignettes.
Day 7: begins with a traverse of the col de Charmotane and a climb through the col de l’Éveque. The descent and final climb to the rocky perch of the Cabane de Bertol at 3311 meters is stunning!
Day 8: – the finale – has us skiing some of the most amazing terrain the Alps has to offer. All the while the Matterhorn keeps us company to the near south as we ski into Zermatt. A well deserved night on the town, great food and a comfortable hotel room await.
Day 9: we awake to a classic Swiss breakfast and a final walk through town before the return trip to Geneva airport or your other destination.
The complete trip including professional, certified guides, all meals, lodging and airport transfers is $3,200. Excellent touring gear is readily available for rent in Chamonix. We are happy to arrange reservations and return of your equipment at trips end.