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Verbier High Level Route - Switzerland - 4/6 Days

This initial 4 day ski tour itinerary offers a wonderful shorter alternative to the Classic Chamonix-Zermatt haute route by starting in Verbier and following and exciting and enjoyable high level route, amongst familiar haute route territory.  With the additional option of the two day extension, this gives a wonderful ski touring opportunity to make it all the way to Saas Fee in 6 days.

Region: Wallis, Switzerland
Time of Year: Mid March to end of April
Grading: Read about our grading classifications
Skiing Grade: 3
Fitness Grade: 3
Mountaineering Ability & Experience 2
Number of Days skiing Option: 4 days to Zermatt / 6 days to Saas Fee
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: Verbier
Day 1
Verbier – Col de Gentianes station 2894 m – Cab. Mont Fort 2457 m   437
Accommodation: Cab. Mont Fort
Day 2
Mont Fort Hut - Col de la Chaux 2,940m - Col de la Rionde 3,039m - Col de Severeu 3,111m – Cab. De Dix 2,928m 1350 935
Accommodation: Cab de Dix
Day 3
Cab. De Dix 2,928m - Pigne d'Arolla 3,730m – Cab. De Vignettes 3,160m 940 700
Accommodation: Cab. De Vignettes
Day 4
Cab. De Vignettes 3,160m - Col de l'Evêque 3386 m - Col Mont Brulé 3213 m - Col de Valpelline 3562m – Furi Zermatt 1867 m 1090m 2380
Finish Location: Zermatt 1,600m
Day 5
Zermatt 1600 – Klein Matterhorn Top Station 3883 – Schwarztor 3731 m – Monterosahutte 2883 m 515 1431
Accommodation: Monterosahutte
Day 6
Monterosahutte 2883 m – Stockhornpass 3387 m – Adlerpass 3789 m – Britanniahutte 3030 m – Saas Fee 1800 m 1273 2356
Finish Location: Saas Fee

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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