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8-Day Summer Haute Route (Hiking)

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This alpine trek travels over mountain passes, through eight valleys of the Swiss Wallis / Valais region, using trails and rugged terrain, with landscapes varying from lush green alpine pastures to jagged rocky landscapes. Each day several 4000 meter peaks come into view: Grand Combin, Dent Blanche, Zinalrothorn, Weisshorn, the Matterhorn...

This shorter version of the Haute Route hiking trek allows for increased flexibility for clients who wish to explore areas around Chamonix or Zermatt before or after the trek.

We work with established local guides in Chamonix to provide the best value and quality of guiding possible. Your guide will be a licensed French trekking guide (known as an “accompagnateur de montagne” or mountain leader) from the Chamonix area and your group will be a combination of hikers of different nationalities.

2013 dates:

  • July 13-20
  • July 27 - August 3
  • August 3-10
  • August 24-31
  • September 7-14
  • Guaranteed Departures in Bold

Contact us if you have a private group for a quote! Great for groups of 6 or more!

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrival
  • DAY 2: Hike above Chamonix
  • DAY 3: Hike from Heremence to Arolla
  • DAY 4: Hike by Moiry to Zinal
  • DAY 5: Hike from Zinal to Gruben
  • DAY 6: Hike to Saint Niklaus
  • DAY 7: Short hike near Zermatt, return to Chamonix
  • DAY 8: Departure


  • Chamonix and Zermatt
  • The Mont Blanc
  • The Matterhorn
  • Alpine Valleys and Galciers

LOCATIONS: France, Switzerland

ACTIVITIES: Mountain Trekking


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