Haute Route Ski Touring in Europe

Europe's most famous ski touring experience

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LEVEL Experienced +


Classic High Mountain Adventure

The century old Haute Route is one of the most well-known trails connecting two of the famous resorts in Europe: Chamonix and Zermatt.  It’s on every avid skier’s bucket list and no wonder; staying in mountain top cabins, travelling through stunning Alpine scenery and enjoying some real backcountry skiing, this is certainly an experience to savour.

5 Day Tour

We normally recommend a 5-day trip from Argentière (Chamonix) to Zermatt although we can tailor a trip to suit your group. Expect a good 4 to 6 hours of walking on skins each day with some more intense climbing sections at various points. This is not a technical climb but we do recommend you are fit and have some touring experience. There is some downhill skiing and any powder along the way is a bonus!

Classic Mountain Huts

You’ll be staying in rustic mountain huts. You may be sleeping in basic bunk rooms with no showers, but a hearty meal and a wonderful atmosphere awaits. Depending on the route we use you’ll likely stay in some of the classics including the Prafleurie Hut, Cabane des Vignettes and Cabane de Bertol.

Price Per Person (including tax)
7 daysFrom €1,975

What's Included

Accommodation & most meals
A fully qualified IFMGA Mountain Guide

What’s Not Included

Flights & insurance
Some meals
Ski hire & ski passes




Pure Powder works with only the best locally based mountain guides on our trips.

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