A great classic route for Ski touring:
6 days in the high mountains through two of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the Alps : Mont Blanc and Matterhorn.
Day 1 : arrival in Chamonix
Day 2 : we take the cable car at the Grands Montets and ski down to the Argentiere hut , where we spend the night.
We are going to have a practice session to refresh the basic techniques about being roped on a glacier, crevasse rescue, avalanche rescue.
Day 3 : climb up to Col du Chardonnet and down on the Swiss side, via Fenetre de Saleina. Night in a small hotel in Champex .
Day 4 : taxi transfer to La Chable, cable car in Verbier and skin up to col de la Chaux. Night in Pra Fleuri Hut.
Day 5 : Cabane de PraFleuri, skin up Pas du Chat, ski to Cabane de Dix
Day 6 : Cabane des Dix – skin up Pigne d’Arolla – Cabane des Vignettes
Day 7 : Cabane des Vignettes , Col de L’Eveque, Col du Mont Brulè, Col de Valpelline ZERMATT .
Back to Chamonix .
day 8: extra day in case of bad weather.
For people with a good level of training and good off piste skiing technique.
700 € per person
Mountain guiding service
The guide expenses, Half board in the huts, liftpasses, taxis.
Skis, fitted with ski touring bindings with brakes.
Ski touring Boots,
Lightweight rucksack (35-45L).
Windproof 'soft shell' trousers
Lightweight thermal top and light soft shell or fleece jacket
Waterproof / windproof jacket and trousers
light duvet jacket
Warm hat, sun hat & neck gaiter
Sunglasses, sun cream & lipstick
Personal blister kit, any required medication, painkillers and plasters
Velcro ski tie
Mobile Phone with charger
2 X Prussiks
1 X 8ft Sling, 2 X Screw-gate Karabiners, 2 X snap link Karabiners
1 X Ice Screw
Sheet sleeping bag
BMC / Austrian Alpine Club / Reciprocal Rights Hut Card
Carried by the Guide:
First aid kit
Spare Equipment ( in the guide rucksack)
swiss army knife
Spare transceiver batteries