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Adlerpass 3789m to Zermatt

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If you are looking for the most impressive way to get from Saas-Fee to Zermatt, you should check out this route.


++ Demanding; medium gradients; prior experience in deep snow and kick turns required

++ Good, average athletic fitness

Ascent         600 in 3.5hrs
Descent 2190m altitude difference to Zermatt

Group Tour

When on request
Price CHF 350.- per person (min. 3 / max. 6 pers.)

Private Tour

When    on request
Price CHF 1'020.- (1 - 2 pers.)


Equipment required:

avalanche resue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)
climbing harness
touring skis or split board with touring bindings and skins
​evtl. crampons for the skis


Equipment hire:

CHF 30.- for climbing harness and avalanche rescue set

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In the early morning, the Metro Alpin takes you up to the Mittelallalin intermediate station (3200m) from where you first cross the Hohlaub glacier before starting with the ascent to the Adlerpass (3789m). After a fairly flat section you will have to master a steep slope just before the past. The long descent to Zermatt is a part of the famous "Haute Route", a ski tour of several days between Saas-Fee and Chamonix. After managing the first steep part of the descent, the slope becomes flatter while the Matterhorn seems to grow majestically in the sky.

​Once arrived in Zermatt, the taxi will pick us up and bring us back to Saas-Fee. An incredible trip to Switzerland's most famous ski resort ends.

Start: 8.15 a.m.




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