Parrotspitze (4432m) is a glorious and majestic mountain nestled within the Monte Rosa massif, and almost exactly right on the border between Italy and Switzerland. It’s unique form and shape looks different depending on the angle you are viewing it from, and it is an immensely popular climb to combine with the other nearby mountains.
Mountain climbing on Parrotspitze is almost essential for climbers in this part of Europe, with its enjoyable and rewarding routes appealing to climbers of all levels of ability.
Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips at Parrotspitze, and prepare to get climbing!
A decent level of fitness is recommended before undertaking a mountain climb on Parrotspitze.
Nearby Zermatt is the best place to stay when indulging in a mountain climbing trip of Parrotspitze.
Temperatures are often very cold in the area, so please pack and wear appropriate warm clothing so as not to get caught out.
Very cold all year round, with temperatures never going above 0 degrees celsius.
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Fly to Zurich and then catch a 3.5 hour train to Zermatt. Parrotspitze is then approximately 15-20km from Zermatt.
+39 (Italy), +41 (Switzerland)
June-September, when the weather is warmest.
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