With more than 10 peaks over 4000 meters high, the Monte Rosa massif is a popular destination for mountaineers from all over the world. It is located between the canton of Valais in Switzerland and Piedmont and the Aosta Valley in Italy. At 4,634 m (15,203 ft), Dufourspitze is the highest peak in the massif. Pick from Explore-Share.com’s selection of trips and discover the splendor of the majestic Monte Rosa peaks!
Monte Rosa is the second highest mountain in the Alps after Mont Blanc. This stunning massif is renowned for its beauty and is shared by Italy and Switzerland. Covered in granite, snow, and glaciers, its rugged peaks are difficult to climb but well worth the effort. Its beautiful ridges, valleys, and lakes have gained it a reputation for being the most breathtaking massif in the Alps. Don’t miss the chance to discover this mountain climbing hotspot with the guides at Explore-Share.com!
Monte Rosa is particularly cold, even during the summer months, especially at higher altitudes, and must be taken into consideration on mountaineering trips.
Monte Rosa is a 2-hour drive away from Milan Malpensa (MXP) airport. Buses are also a possible option.
For mountain climbing, the best season is in the summer, between June and September.
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