Chamonix to Zermatt Haute Route • April 1-8, 2011

Our first Chamonix to Zermatt Haute Route was fantastic. Great folks! Great weather, and in spite of a reputedly terrible winter for snow, we had fine skiing conditions.

Joy and Patrick Kettler, along with Thomas Kral joined Kathy and Mark on this tour. Here are a few pics.

For the entire story and a bigger collection of photos (some 30 of them) see our entry in our Recent Trips Gallery on our web site.

Patrick, Kathy, Joy, Thomas and the Matterhorn, at the Col de Valpelline.


Skinning up towards the Col du Chardonnet. The Aiguille Verte behind.


Approaching the Fenêtre de Saleina.


Joy cruising in the Val d'Arpette.


An early departure from the Vignettes hut.


Patrick attempts a first-ever ski jump over the Matterhorn.

Again, there are more photos from this trip on our Recent Trips Gallery.

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