From Grands Montets, via the Col du Passon and Col de Tour Superieur, to the Trient hut.
From the Trient hut, over the Col des Ecandies, via Champex to Montfort hut, Verbier,
From the Montfort hut, via the Col des Roux and the summit of Rosa Blanche, to the Pra Fleuri hut
Today we go over the Pas de Chat and through the Desert Blanche, to the Dix hut. We’re pleased to see the weather still holding well! Next: Haute Route day 5 – Dix hut to Arolla See all photos from this day on Flickr
A whiteout day with thick snow making the original route impassable…. We descended to Arolla to stay safe Site for the lovely Kurhaus Hotel See all photos from this day on Flickr Next: Haute Route day 6 – Arolla to the Bertol Hut
1300m of ascent from Arolla to the wild and beautiful setting of the Bertol hut on its crag Although physically the hardest day,skinning up all the way, I think it was the day I enjoyed the most. The views were astonishing, we were feeling strong after the five day’s exercise at altitude, we’d had a [...]
The last day, and, I think, the most beautiful. The dawn from the Bertol hut is really otherworldly. From there, to the Tete Blanche and down the glacier to Zermatt See all photos from this day: That’s it! (for the moment, at least). You could check out the other pages – preparation, kit, guide, us [...]
What we took, what we left and what it weighed
Getting fit, and learning the way of the kick turn
Neil has lived in Chamonix for over 30 years.
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Where we stayed, how to get there etc