Grande Lui Haute Route Ski Tour

Ski the integral Chamonix - Zermatt Haute Route in 7 days.

 

The most technically and physically demanding variation of the Haute Route. It is also the most scenic and least crowded variation. You efforts will be rewarded by amazing views and great skiing. There are no taxis or lifts involved in this itinerary, you will complete the whole trip on foot - an excellent choice of itinerary for those who wish to ski the ‘real thing’. 

This itinerary involves long ski days, on average 8 hours per day in good conditions. There are no easy stages and some of the passages are relatively steep and technical. 

We run these trips in smaller groups, maximum 4 skiers per guide. This Haute Route variation is for expert skiers with lot of ski touring experience and very good level of fitness with strength and endurance. 

 

Why book your Haute Route with Chamex guides? 

Our trips are all inclusive - even the transport from Zermatt is included.  The only costs you have to add to your budget are packed lunches, snacks and drinks on huts.  Guaranteed pre-reserved places on huts. Flexibility - we will adjust the itinerary in case of bad weather.  We work with fully qualified UIAGM mountain guides, local to Chamonix with years of guiding experience. All our guide speak English.  We are locally run and fully French registered business based in Chamonix. 

 

Level Requirements

Expert off piste ski level, you have to be comfortable / quick / efficient skiing in all snow conditions. You have to confident skiing on steep terrain.  Very good ski touring experience is also required. You need to be quick and efficient in skinning, be confident to do kick turns on varied and steep terrain.  Experience in using boot crampons, ski crampons and ice axe.  You should have already completed at least one hut-to-hut ski tour.  High level of fitness and good endurance. 

Chamex Haute Route Packages

All our haute Route packages are all inclusive. We take care of all the logistics (transport, lift passes, booking of the huts, etc) for you to just relax and enjoy the amazing skiing. Your trip with us starts and ends in our offices in Chamonix. There are no hidden costs. The only expenses you have to calculate with are packed lunches, drinks & snacks on the huts. 

Prices

Group of 2 skiers : 3150€ per person Group of 3 skiers : 2350€ per person Group of 4 skiers : 1990€ per person