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Classic Haute Route - France - 7 Days

The first and probably the most famous ski tour ever.

From Chamonix to Zermatt crossing some of the biggest glaciers of the Alps, sorrounded by some of the most famous peaks over 4000 meters.

From the 3rd day you will see the Matterhorn getting closer to you, like a beacon, in this sea of mountains.

Time of Year: Mid March - End April
Grading: Read about our grading classifications
Skiing Ability & Technique 3
Fitness & Effort 3
Mountaineering Ability & Experience 2
Number of Days skiing 7
Logistics: One Way Tour/Circuit: One way tour
Ratio of Guide to No. of Clients 1:6
Base Price: Please contact Zuba Ski for this seasons prices. Our pricing is per person based on the max guide to client ratio.
What does this include?

Itinerary Overview

Metres Ascent Metres Descent
Start Location: Argentiere
Day 1
Argentiere – Gran Montets Top Station 3225 m – Col de Passon 3028 – Col du Tour 3260 m – Cab. Du Trient 3170 m 1108 1135
Accommodation: Cab. Du Trient
Day 2
Cab. Du Trient 3170 m  – Champex 1500 m– Transfer to Verbier – Cab. Mont Fort 2457 m   1670
Accommodation: Cab. Mont Fort
Day 3
Cab. Mont Fort 2457 m – Col del Chaux 2940 – Rosablanche 3336 m – Cab. Prafleuri 2624 m  1070 900
Accommodation: Cab. Prafleuri
Day 4
Cab. Prafleuri 2624 m – Col de Roux 2804 m – Lac de Dix 2372 m – Cab. de Dix 2928 m 736 432
Accommodation: Cab. De Dix
Day 5
Cab. De Dix 2928 m – Pigne d'Arolla 3790 m – Cab. De Vignettes 3160 m 940 700
Accommodation: Cab. De Vignettes
Day 6
Cab. De Vignettes 3160 m – Col de l'Eveque 3386 m – Haute Glacier d'Arolla – Cab. De Bertol 3311 m  1124 973
Accommodation: Cab. De Bertol
Day 7
Cab. De Bertol 3311 – Tete Blanche 3710 m – Furi Zermatt 1867 m  510 1943
Finish Location: Zermatt

This is the suggested itinerary, this programme could change depending on weather conditions prevailing at the time, the guide will have the final say in this matter.

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