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Haute Route

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Ranked #441 of 1,002 Attractions in Rhone-Alpes
Description: Traversing through the heart of the Alps, this high-level ski route beings in Chamoniz, France and ends in Zermatt, Switzerland.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My wife (60 yrs.), daughter (32yrs.) and me (62 yrs.) signed up with Alpenwild to take a 10 day (August 13-22, 2014) hiking trip on the Haute Route between Chamonix, France and Zermatt, Switzerland. This is called the Deluxe Route because they choose the best trails to hike but you carry only a day pack with water bottles, rain gear,... More

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48 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Five of us took about 10 days to trek about 100 miles of the Haute Route. We had to bypass a couple of segments because the huts were closed or full (end of season). It still was plenty of trekking, however. We all were experience trekkers (Africa, Nepal, etc) but this was a challenge and very rewarding. The Route cuts... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2008

I've reached that age where back-packing is no more. The last few holidays i've been on have been with a walking holiday company, but the one I use don't offer the Haute route and I decided to do it anyway. Never again! Stunning scenery but the days of me carrying my backpack and sluming it have gone. I found the... More

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