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Take a visual tour along the Haute Route in anticipation of your upcoming adventure! The Haute Route traverses 112 miles of the French and Swiss Alps and takes you through a stunning array of landscapes. Walking from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn brings an endless array of unforgettable sights and vistas.
Be sure to check out the rest of our Haute Route posts below:
The Chamonix train station – the official start of the Haute Route
Views of Mont Blanc on the way up Col de Balme
Col de Balme
Trient’s iconic pink church
First views of the Trient Glacier on the ascent of Fenetre d’Arpette
The Trient Glacier
The trail takes you incredibly close to the glacier.
Looking back towards the Fenetre d’Arpette on the descent towards Champex.
The lovely town of Sembrancher.
Looking down towards Le Chable on the way to Cabane du Mont Fort
Clouds parting to reveal stunning views on the way to Cabane du Mont Fort.
Cabane du Mont Fort beckoning in the distance.
Cabane du Mont Fort.
Beautiful views from Cabane du Mont Fort.
The famous ladders on Pas de Chevres.
Pas de Chevres
Rugged mountain vistas as you descend from the Pas de Chevres.
Big views on the way down to Arolla.
Looking down the valley from Arolla.
Views back towards Arolla as you make your way to La Sage.
A charming place to grab a drink in Les Hauderes.
Col du Tsate.
The dramatic Cabane de Moiry perched next to the Moiry Glacier.
Walking the ridge trail up to Cabane de Moiry.
Plenty of snow in mid-July en route to Moiry.
The terrace and modern dining room at Cabane de Moiry.
Panorama of Moiry Glacier and the cabane.
Ibex just below Cabane de Moiry.
Lac de Moiry.
Towering peaks dominate your views from the Col de Sorebois.
Big views on the way to Gruben.
More amazing mountain vistas between Zinal and Gruben.
A rugged balcony trail winds its way around the mountain to reveal incredible views of the Mattertal Valley.
Looking waaay down towards the Mattertal Valley. You’ll want strong legs to tackle ascents and descents like these!
Looking way down towards the valley from Jungen.
Precariously perched buildings above the valley floor.
Goats just chilling at a chalet.
First views of the Matterhorn on the Europaweg.
Zermatt coming into view on the final day of the Haute Route.
The Matterhorn dominates the scenery on the last day of your walk.