Glacier Haute Route ⇑

Running the Chamonix to Zermatt Glacier Haute Route

Glacier Haute Route: The Chamonix to Zermatt Classic!Not just for skiers or hikers   ⇑→ 88km    ↑ 6000mΔ 3710M ♦ HardΘ Point-to-PointWhy we ran the Glacier Haute route…It wasn’t until after we were off the glaciers and fine, that I let go of the “What are we doing? Should we be out here?” I couldn’t decide if my apprehension was justified or not. Was …

Pointe Ronde

Pointe Ronde: Big Vert – Little DistanceClose to Chamonix, but without the crowds→ 11.5km   ↑ 1200mΔ 2700M ♦ MediumΘ CCWPointe Ronde is a well-known ski touring peak, and with the knowledge that the northeast ridge is an easy cross country descent, it becomes a quick hit for quality running and decent vertical. Best of all, once you descend the cross country, you link …

Col de Balme

trail running Alps

Col de Balme: Running the Swiss French borderEasy trail running with massive views of Mont Blanc→ 18km   ↑ 1302mΔ 2341M ♦ EasyΘ CCWThe Col de Balme trail run is a Chamonix classic. But, our route differs in that it keeps you on the Swiss side of the border and avoids almost all of the ski infrastructure on the French side. The usual uphill …