Selected ski tours
Val Arpette (Day2, H.R. Chamonix-Zermatt) 2793 m
Cabane Trient Walliser Alpen / Alpes valaisannes Switzerland
- Length of ascent0,2 km
- ascent160 m
- duration3-5 h
- Fitness difficulty ♦♦◊◊
- Technical difficulty ♦♦◊◊
One of the two variants of the 2nd day stage of the classic Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt. From the hut Cabane Trient, descend briefly northwards, then a short climb to the saddle Col Escandies (2793 m). Complicated terrain from the saddle down, often with crampons and skis on a backpack. Then a long descent along the north-east slope through the Val d´Árpette to Champex. From there by bus to Orsiéres, it is good to take the bus at 12:58, in Orsieres change to the connection to Bourg St-Pierre (2:00 p.m.).
Selected Mountain huts
Walliser Alpen / Alpes valaisannes Switzerland
1 tour in region3170 m.n.mCapacity 128 bedsOpen mid March - mid May
Cabane Trient is not far from the border between Switzerland and France. The Hut is a stop on the famous Haute Route Chamonix - Zermatt. It is easiest to reach the hut from the Grands Montets and Lognan cable car stations via the Col Chardo...