If you want a real travel in the Alps, the trip Chamonix-Zermatt is for you! During 6 or 7 days you will cross te biggest alpine glaciersto rejoin the two European capitals of mountaineering. One week of wonders, contemplation and physical effort, beyond the passes and peaks, from the Mont-Blanc to the Cervin (Matterhorn).
A short description:
Day 1 : Chamonix - Albert 1er de Belgique hut (d+ 570m)
Day 2 : Albert 1er de Belgique hut - Champex.
Crossing the upper pass of "Tour", and descent to Champex by the glacier of Orny for a good night. (d+ 714m)
Day 3 : Champex - Dix hut.
After a transfer to the dam of Mauvoisin, we will take a path through the Tsofeiret pass, Line-Rose pass, Mont-Rouge pass and Cheilon pass. (d+ 900m)
Day 4 : Dix hut - Vignettes hut.
A day through glaciers... You will climb the "Pigne d'Arolla" (3796m), one of the finest view of the Alps. (d+ 1030m)
Day 5 : Vignettes hut - Bertol hut.
A long and beatiful day. Ascension of the "Évêque" pass (3392 m), then we will climb to the "Plan Bertol" (2665 m). To reach the "Bertol" hut (3311 m) by ladders and cables. The night is in a beautiful hut on a bluff, with the "Cervin" (Matterhorn) at hand. (d+ 880m)
Day 6 : Bertol hut - Zermatt.
If you feel like it, we will climb "Tête Blanche" (3707m), to face the master ... the "Cervin" (Matterhorn). We will close this trip with a long descent on Zermatt and a return to Chamonix in the day. (d+ 410m)
Places available : Up to 4 person/guide.
Cost: Depend on the number of people (from 1110€ to 1450€*)
Difficulty : Long distance walker, you will have to know (or to learn) how to walk with studded shoe.
Duration : 6 or 7 days
*price including transfer (train, mountain lifts), fees of the guides, overnight stays and meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).