Mont Blanc To The Matterhorn

    France

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    Trek the classic 'Haute Route' from France to Switzerland

    Itinerary

    Start at Les Bossons, near Chamonix

    Free day in the Chamonix Valley

    The trail contours high in the valley before descending to Les Frasserands

    Cross Col de Balme to Switzerland.

    Over Fenetre d'Arpette to Champex

    From Champex the trail leads to Verbier and on to Cabane Mont Fort

    Cross the highest pass of the route, Col Prafleuri (2965m). Views of Rhone Valley, Mont Blanc, the Grand Combin and the Matterhorn

    Long walking day with two passes to cross; overnight at Les Hauderes.

    Rest day

    Past Lac Moiry to the picture-postcard village of Grimentz

    Longest walking day with excellent views of the Weisshorn

    Join Zermatt Valley; descend to Jungu and St Niklaus, short transfer to Randa.

    Follow a high-level balcony path that contours along the valley towards Zermatt.

    Optional trip to Zermatt

    End Randa

    Additional Information

    The Haute Route is one of Europe's best known long distance ski-touring routes; running roughly parallel is a spectacular summer trek from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn. Covering approximately 100 miles, it links the valleys of the Haute Savoie in France to the Swiss Valais. Following our guide (IML), our tour passes beneath ten of the twelve highest mountains in the Alps. Walking through a landscape scattered with glistening glacial lakes and lush, undulating valleys by day whilst sleeping in remote alpine huts and under canvas by night.

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    Details

    Duration: 15 Days
    Starts in: France
    Group Size: 6-14

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