Ski : Verbier – Zermatt – Haute Route

I wanted to ski the Haute Route for a while from Verbier to Zermatt, skipping the Chamonix part that I already know.

Haute Route: Matterhorn / Cervin (© P. Gatta)
Haute Route: Matterhorn / Cervin (© P Gatta)

With good snow conditions, good weather and not too many people, it was great.

Haute Route: View from Rosablanche (© P. Gatta)
Haute Route: View from Rosablanche (© P Gatta)

Sunday : Verbier (Col des Gentianes) – Rosablanche – Cabane Prafleuri – Cabane Des Dix – Pigne d’Arolla – Cabane des Vignettes. Approx. +2600m / 32km / 7h.

Haute Route: Mont Blanc de Cheilon (© P. Gatta)
Haute Route: Mont Blanc de Cheilon (© P Gatta)

Haute Route: Pigne d'Arolla (© P. Gatta)
Haute Route: Pigne d’Arolla (© P Gatta)

Haute Route: Cabane des Vignettes (© P. Gatta)
Haute Route: Cabane des Vignettes (© P Gatta)

Haute Route: view from Cabane des Vignettes (© P. Gatta)
view from Cabane des Vignettes (© P Gatta)

Monday morning : Cabane des Vignettes – Col de l’Evèque – Col Mt Brulé – Col Valpelline – Zermatt. Approx. +1300m / 28km / 3h30.

Haute Route: sunrise (© P. Gatta)
sunrise (© P Gatta)

Haute Route: Pointes d'Oren (© P. Gatta)
Pointes d’Oren (© P Gatta)

Haute Route: Col de L'Evèque (© P. Gatta)
Col de L’Evèque (© P Gatta)

Haute Route: On the way to Col Mt Brulé (© P. Gatta)
On the way to Col Mt Brulé (© P Gatta)

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