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Winter Room Ski Haute Route

Cost: £595
Ratio (Clients:Guides): 6:1
Estimated Hut and Cable car costs: CHF350 + €115
Dates available: 22nd February - 28th February 2020 [ Full ]

This is a more adventurous way to tackle the classic Chamonix to Zermatt Ski Haute Route. Before the main season most of the huts are still closed and the mountains deserted, providing a truly memorable ski touring experience with our British Mountain Guides.

Starting from Argentiere after a night in Les Randonneurs hotel, the itinerary is kept as flexible as possible to make the most of the weather and snow conditions at the time. The week starts with a warm up ski touring day and a second night in the hotel. After that, in 2015 we followed the Verbier route with nights at the Trient, Prafleuri, Dix and Bertol huts but this can change depending upon conditions.

Ski with British Mountain Guide AlpsSki Chamoinx to Zermatt Haute Route Guide

The price includes 6 days of guiding plus guide expenses. In addition, we estimate hut, hotel, food and taxi expenses to be around CHF 350 plus Euro 115. This amount covers 2 nights in a hotel at the beginning of the trip plus huts, lifts, taxi from Champex and return travel to Chamonix or Geneva from Zermatt. It doesn't cover accommodation on the Friday night after the tour. We keep the ski itinerary flexible to take advantage of snow and weather conditions at the time but this gives an idea of what to budget for.

You'll need to arrange suitable insurance and your own transport to and from Argentiere.

You should bring suitable personal skiing equipment including boots, skis, skins, sticks, crampons, harness, helmet (if preferred) and rucksack. We can arrange to hire any of these items for you, please see our gear section for prices. You can download our ski touring kit list here.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Our Eagle Ski Club events are only available for booking by Eagle Club members. We are unable to accept bookings from non-club members. To find out about joining the club please click here.