Bourg St.P.-Valsorey, Day3 H.R.Chamx-Zermatt - ski tour - Skitour.Guru

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Bourg St.P.-Valsorey, Day3 H.R.Chamx-Zermatt, 3030 m

  • Length of ascent7,5 km
  • ascent1490 m
  • duration5-6,5 h
  • Fitness difficulty
  • Technical difficulty
Bourg St.P.-Valsorey, Day3 H.R.Chamx-Zermatt Walliser Alpen / Alpes valaisannes Switzerland photo 01

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  • Source: SAC-CAS.ch, swisstopo.ch
  • Source: SAC-CAS.ch, swisstopo.ch

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The route from Bourg-Saint-Pierre to the Cabane Valsorey definitely transfers famous traverse haute route Chamonix Zermatt to Swiss territory. It is not too difficult to climb to the hut from the village. Pay attention to the avalanche danger on the last ascent to the hut on the southwest slope, especially on sunny days. It is therefore good to leave Bourg-St-Piere early in the morning.

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Country
Switzerland
Montains
Walliser Alpen / Alpes valaisannes
Tags
Alpes valaisannes Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt Pays du Saint Bernard Schweiz Switzerland Valais Valais Alps Wallis Walliser Alpen
Hut
Bourg-Saint-Pierre
UTM / CH1903 x ("longitude" E/W)
587057
UTM / CH1903 y ("latitude" N/S)
86536

Start point

Start Point
Bourg-Saint-Pierre
Altitude
1632 m
UTM / CH1903 x ("longitude" E/W)
582258
UTM / CH1903 y ("latitude" N/S)
88682

Ski tour map on Bourg St.P.-Valsorey, Day3 H.R.Chamx-Zermatt

  • bivakovací nouzová chata
  • cepín a mačky potřeba
  • exponovaný, obtížný terén
  • horská chata
  • hôtel, penzion
  • lanovka, vlek
  • lavinové nebezpečí, svah > 30°
  • ledovcové trhliny
  • lehká túra
  • mimořádně obtížná túra
  • mírně obtížná túra
  • obtížná túra
  • parkoviště
  • přístup k chatě
  • restaurace
  • sedlo
  • sjezd
  • skidepo
  • vrchol
  • výstup
  • začátek ledovce
  • bivouac, winter room
  • crampons & ice axe necessary
  • exposed, difficulty terrain
  • mountain hut, refuge
  • hotel, pension
  • cableway, skilift
  • avalanche danger, slope > 30°
  • glacier cracks
  • little difficult tour
  • extremely difficult tour
  • rather difficult tour
  • difficult tour
  • parking
  • hut acces
  • restaurant
  • col, pass, saddle
  • descent
  • skidepot
  • peak, summit
  • ascent
  • glacier beginning
  • biwak, winterraum
  • steigeisen & pickel erforderlich
  • ausgesetzt, schwierige gelände
  • berghütte
  • hotel, pension
  • seilbahn, skilift
  • lawinengefahr, hangneigung > 30°
  • gletscherspalten
  • wenig schwierige tour
  • äusserst schwierige tour
  • ziemlich schwierige tour
  • schwierige tour
  • parkplatz
  • zugang zur hütte
  • restaurant
  • sattel, joch, pass
  • abfahrt
  • skidepot
  • gipfel
  • aufsieg
  • gletscher anfang
  • bivacco, locale invernale
  • ramponi & piccozza necessari
  • esposto, terreno difficolt?
  • rifugio, capanna
  • alberghi, pensione
  • funivia, seggiovia
  • pericolo di valanghe, pendenza > 30°
  • crepe glacier
  • tour piccolo difficile
  • tour estremamente difficile
  • tour piuttosto difficile
  • escursioni difficili
  • parcheggio
  • accesso capanna
  • ristorante
  • col, sella, passo, forcella
  • discesa
  • sci deposito
  • picco, vertice, piz
  • salita
  • inizio ghiacciaio
  • bivouac, local d'hiver
  • crampons & piolet nécessaire
  • exposée, difficulté du terrain
  • cabane de montagne, refuge
  • hôtel, pension
  • téléphérique, téléski
  • danger d'avalanche, pente > 30°
  • crevasse du glacier
  • peu difficile tour
  • extr?mement difficile tournée
  • assez difficile tour
  • difficile tournée
  • parking
  • acces cabane
  • restaurant
  • col, selle
  • descente
  • skis dépôt
  • pic, sommet
  • ascension
  • début glacier
  • < 20°
  • 20° - 25°
  • 25° - 30°
  • 30° - 35°
  • 35° - 40°
  • > 40°
The height profile indicates the slope of the hill. If you mouse over the curve, you will see the slope for this concrete position on the hill, which is also represented by a red drop on the map. The vertical color zones under the curve (see explanations above the profile) inform the slope which has impact on avalanche danger.

About Ski tour

Time difficulty
5-6,5 h- h
Ascent (height difference)
1490 m
Lenght of ascent
7,5 km
Descent (height difference)
- m
Total Lenght of tour
7,5 km
Total time of the tour
5-6,5 h
Elevation Range
1632 - 3030 m
Principal Aspect
NW, W, SW
S-south, N-north, W-west, E-east

Download

GPX (track only)
HR3d Bourg-St-Pierre_Valsorey-Hut_TRK.gpx
best for display on a detailed topographical map (mapy.cz) or in apps for smartphones (Locus, Garmin Connect, etc.)
GPX (waipoints, track)
Valsorey-Hut_access_BourgStPierre_skitour.gpx
great for uploading in GPS device
KML (with POI)
HRC BourgStPierre-ValsoreyHut_HauteRouteChamxZer_3day.kml
for viewing in the Google Earth 3D map application, which you can install on your PC

Video of tour on Bourg St.P.-Valsorey, Day3 H.R.Chamx-Zermatt

Important warning: The information and data provided on Skitour.Guru has been compiled with great care. The use of all information is at your own risk. Personal experience and knowledge of a current state of slope are very important in addition to generally useful informations for the risk assessment. Itineraries of ski tours may vary from the ones mentioned above depending on the current snow conditions or terrain changes (eg glacier). Careful planning and assessment of the avalanche danger for specific slopes before each ski tour is crucial. The pictograms in the tour map mark the usual key points. In general, GPS device is a helpful friend, but in the end, it is always the person, who decides over the route line in the terrain. The height profile shows us the slope. The cited duration data are indicated, rather intended for slower ski tourers and include the movement time without pauses.

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