Phil's Hiking Resources

Keyword: Switzerland

Allalinhorn (4027m)  

We had a day out bagging the relatively easy Allalinhorn 4027m peak from Saas Fee.

Breithorn 4165m  

Day trip up the Breithorn from Zermatt (using the Kleine Matterhorn Cable Car) Stunning views from the easiest (Grade F) roped glacier crossing for a 4000M+ peak.

Chamonix to Zermatt Haute Route 2005  

We set of doing the Glacier Haute Route as a group of 4; DAY1: to Refuge Albert Premier via flights to Geneva. DAY2: Tete Blanche (3500) via Glacier du Tour, and a steep 27m overhanging ice abseil on to the Glacier du Trient. Finally to Cabane du Trient DAY3:  To Cabane de Saleina via Trient Glacier, Fenetre du Tour and Glacier » read more »

Glacier Fest: Swiss Alpine Trip – June 2015  

Week 1: Glacier Haute Route For our first week we did part of the Glacier Haute Route from Arolla to Zermatt (we had previously done the bit from Chamonix in 2005 – details here) Day 1: Arolla to Cabane des Dix (2,928m): We flew out to Geneva, got the train to Sion and then a bus up to Arolla » read more »

Italian High Level Route July 2009  

  Directly after finishing our Tour des Combin we we went round to Zermatt and met up with British Mountain Guides Kathy Murphy and Cube to do some high level glacier treking & Hutting with a bit of easy 4000m peak bagging too. Our group was Roger, Patrick, Jane, Jon, Martin and another Phil. Day » read more »


Author: Phil Newby