France·January - April
SKI THE HAUTE ROUTE: FROM CHAMONIX TO ZERMATT
Immerse Yourself in the Swiss Alps on a Guided Ski Tour with Like-Minded EnthusiastsVIEW DATES
Embark on a thrilling ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt, led by a Certified Mountain Guide. Join a group of passionate skiers, matched to your skill level, amid the stunning 4000-meter peaks of the Swiss Alps. This classic itinerary promises an unforgettable adventure. Previous ski-touring experience and fitness are prerequisites
Discover the Iconic Haute Route, a Timeless Ski-Touring Classic
Delve into the legendary Haute Route, revered as one of the most classical ski-touring journeys in the Alps. Traverse breathtaking landscapes and conquer thrilling descents, all under the guidance of a certified expert.
Unparalleled Natural Beauty in the Heart of the Swiss Alps
Immerse yourself in pristine alpine scenery, surrounded by towering peaks and glistening snowfields. With a select group of global ski enthusiasts and your dedicated guide, forge unforgettable memories in nature's embrace.
Optimize Your Adventure with Mapo Tapo's Aggregation Benefits
Reduce costs and amplify camaraderie by joining a group tailored to your skill level. Mapo Tapo's aggregation model ensures you share this incredible journey with fellow skiers who match your experience, guaranteeing an enriching and cohesive experience.
Stage 1: Chamonix - Argentière
Let's kick off this adventure in the charming town of Chamonix. You'll meet your fellow enthusiasts and our certified guide, who will be your compass through this incredible journey. The excitement builds as we head to Argentière, a picturesque village nestled amidst towering peaks. Get ready to soak in the breathtaking Alpine scenery and bond with your newfound companions.
Stage 2: Argentière - Trient
Day two promises more exhilarating experiences. From Argentière, we'll set our sights on Trient, a gem tucked away in the Swiss Alps. As we glide through the snow-covered terrain, you'll witness nature at its most awe-inspiring. Our guide will lead the way, ensuring you're safe and immersed in the wonder of this iconic route.
Stage 3: Trient - Champex
Today, our journey takes us to Champex, a haven of tranquility surrounded by majestic peaks. The ski touring continues, and you'll find yourself in sync with the rhythm of the mountains. Our certified guide will share insights and ensure every turn is memorable. Champex awaits with its idyllic charm, promising a well-deserved respite.
Stage 4: Champex - Verbier
From Champex, we venture forth to Verbier, a renowned Swiss resort town. The slopes here are legendary, and you'll feel the exhilaration of conquering them. Our guide's expertise will bolster your confidence, allowing you to enjoy this experience fully. Verbier's vibrant atmosphere and stunning vistas are bound to leave an indelible mark.
Stage 5: Verbier - Prafleuri
As we leave Prafleuri behind, our path leads us to Arolla, a quaint village surrounded by stunning peaks. The adventure continues, and with our certified guide, you'll navigate the terrain with confidence. Arolla's serene ambiance provides a perfect backdrop for reflecting on the incredible journey you've undertaken.
Stage 7: Arolla - Zermatt
The final stretch takes us from Arolla to Zermatt, the crown jewel of our journey. The sense of accomplishment is palpable as you approach this iconic destination. Our certified guide will be there to share in the celebration. Zermatt's beauty is unrivaled, and the memories forged along the Haute Route will be cherished for a lifetime.
The programme is very flexible to take into account weather conditions, activities level and endurance of the group.
The Haute Route: a balcony on French and Swiss Alps
Ski between France and Switzerland, admiring some of the most beautiful natural sceneries these two countries has to offer.
What sets the Haute Route apart is the perfect marriage of challenge and camaraderie it offers. As participants navigate the diverse terrain, they conquer physical obstacles and forge lasting bonds with fellow adventurers. The presence of a certified mountain guide is pivotal, ensuring safety, providing guidance, and sharing invaluable insights about the route. This expert companion becomes a beacon of reassurance, allowing participants to push boundaries and fully immerse themselves in the experience.
As the Haute Route continues to captivate the hearts and minds of adventurers from around the globe, it stands as a living testament to the enduring allure of the mountains and the indomitable human spirit. With each new season, it invites fresh generations to partake in its legacy, ensuring that its story will be told for generations to come.
In tracing the footsteps of those early pioneers, modern-day adventurers embark on a physical journey and pay homage to the rich tapestry of history woven into the fabric of the Haute Route. This iconic expedition remains a living testament to the boundless possibilities that await those who dare to venture into the heart of the Alps.
Along the way, we'll be resting in cozy mountain huts where we will eat, recover, and sleep, ready to keep going the next day.
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Food and drinks
Everything not specified in the paragraph “What is included”
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What fitness level must I have to join this trip?
To participate, you must have previous ski-touring experience and be in good physical condition.
Is the flight included?
No, the flight is not included in the package.
How do I get to the meeting point?
You are responsible for arranging your transportation to the designated meeting point in Chamonix.
What is the maximum number of people who can join this trip?
The maximum group size is 5.
Do you recommend bringing any extra gear?
It would be best for you to bring warm clothes and windproof, waterproof hard shells. Since we'll be spending almost the whole day outside in potentially rough conditions, it's advisable to bring a thermos, extra-layers and, of course, snacks and food.
Why is it important to have a certified guide with you during the activities?
The certified guide is crucial for your safety in activities with inherent risks. Their expertise ensures responsible decision-making in potentially hazardous conditions, prioritizing your well-being. Their authority is paramount, particularly in unpredictable weather or challenging terrain.
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