Route: Haute Route: Chamonix - Zermatt (France, Switzerland)

Location
France
Switzerland
Distance
106.9 km
Vertical Gain
7,500 m
Description

The Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt is the most famous glacier route in the Alps. It connects two mountain capitals by high altitude trails and glacier crossings with passes over 3500m.

 

Many variations to the route exist. The one described here starts from the church in Chamonix and links all of the highest glaciers and passes to finish by the church in Zermatt. The route passes the following mountain passes:

· Col Supérieur du Tour

· Plateau du Couloir

· Col du Sonadon

· Col de l'Évêque

· Col de Bertol

 

· Col de la Tête Blanche

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