3 - 4
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Starting early from the Bertol hut, climb to the summit of the Tete Blanche (3710m).
From here, descend over the spectacular Stockli glacier, after which you have a final short climb to the Schönbielhütte.
A long day with some technical ground to cover over rock, ice and large moraine walls.
Getting to the end of this long and arduous day of is not the only reward, this the most beautiful stage of the Classic Haute Route, a real jaw-dropper!