Day 1: Trient (1279m) – Fenêtre d’Arpette (2665m) – Relais d’Arpette (1627m); 1400m ascent / 1000m descent This stretch is the one we had to give up because of the thunder warning during our last Haute Route hike (see the 2015 entry). So I… Continue Reading “The Haute Route 2019 – Day 1”
Back to the Haute Route! In 2015 I walked the Haute Route with my hiking buddy Sano-san. It was my first long-distance hike and the breathtaking sceneries of high mountain peaks and deep valleys have been in my head since then.
It’s been more than a month since a Japanese friend and I came back from our 2 week-long “Haute Route”. This long-distance walk from Chamonix/France to Zermatt/Switzerland was quite an experience and the images of the scenery still linger in my head.
Zermatt, a short hike from Trockener Steg to Schwarzsee
Our Haute Route hike which we started from Chamonix two weeks ago is over. We were rewarded by the majestic Matterhorn view!
St. Niklaus – Jungen – Zermatt
Gruben (1818m) – Oberems, Turtmanntal (1400m) – St. Niklaus
Cabane Bella Tola 2346m – Meidpass 2790m – Gruben 1822m
Zinal 1675m – Alpe Nava 2340m – Hotel Weisshorn 2337m – Cabane Bella Tola 2346m
Cabane de Moiry 2825m – Col de Sorebois 2847m – Zinal 1675m