Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

anon. | Kentucky, USA
 
 

Haute Route & Mont Blanc

One of the greatest alpine journeys, the Haute Route, stretches from Chamonix in the French Alps to Zermatt, in the Swiss Alps. On this tour we venture off the main trails into the heart of the alps, trekking across glaciers with magnificent mountain backdrops such as the Matterhorn. During the Haute Route Traverse, we not only learn basic mountaineering skills but most importantly we are well acclimatised before attempt ing our climb on Mont Blanc. To join this expedition you will need a very good level of fitness with good walking and scrambling experience. Previous mountaineering is an advantage, however not essential and this compact itinerary should more than satisfy all aspiring mountaineers.

Brief Itinerary

DAYS 1-3 Join Chamonix, commence walk to Dix Refuge
DAYS 4/5 To Bertol hut
DAY 6 Complete walk to Zermatt, return to Chamonix
DAY 7 Rest day in Chamonix
DAYS 8-10 Ascent of Mont Blanc, return to Chamonix
DAY 11 In Chamonix, trip concludes

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Trip Code: HND
Trip Grading: Entry Level Mountaineering or Exploratory Treks
Entry Level Mountaineering or Exploratory Treks

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Duration:  11 days
Activities:  Mountaineering Trekking
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Next Trip:  14 June 2015
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price: $4,660.00 USD

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