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2-day guided ascent to Capanna Margherita in Monte Rosa

Ascend the alpine heights of Europe on a 2-day guided tour by the IFMGA-certified Prorock Outdoor Team, and conquer Punta Gnifetti, one of Monte Rosa's peaks.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJul
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Conquer a summit of Monte Rosa, the second highest mountain in western Europe.

  • Ascend to Margherita Hut, the highest mountain hut in Europe.

  • Climb via a classic alpine route.

Description

The mountain massif of Monte Rosa, part of the eastern Pennine Alps, is the second highest in the Alps and western Europe.

Join me as we ascend 4,554 meters above sea level to the Margherita Hut, the highest mountain refuge in Europe. It clings to the peak of Punta Gnifetti, 1 of 4 peaks on Monte Rosa.

Our ascent is via the classic alpine route on glistening glaciers and blankets of snow.

Due to the relative ease of difficulty this 2-day guided ascent is open to those with less experience of mountaineering.  

Reserve your place now to conquer 1 of 4 peaks of Monte Rosa, western Europe’s second highest. And ascend the peak to Europe’s highest mountain refuge.

More info

Required equipment: 40-liter minimum rucksack; two trekking telescopic poles; mountaineering boots (crampon or semi-crampon); ice axes; crampons; harness; frontal battery, charged battery and a replacement; 1.5-liter thermal water bottle; sun cream and lip cream; bed sheet or a single sheet; light socks and ski socks, possibly 2 pairs; undershirt , light-weight turtleneck sweater; trousers; waterproof windbreaker; ski gloves; sunglasses; balaclava; cereal bars or dried fruit for lunch.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Gnifetti refuge

After meeting we depart for the Valle d’Aosta. Then we ascend to the Gnifetti refuge, first with lifts and then on a glacier.

Day 2: Climb to Margherita Hut

Today we wake up early and climb to the hut.


About the guide

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Based in Camaiore, in the heart of the Apuan Alps, our company promotes the practice of responsible and safe outdoor activities, offering professional support and training for all levels.

The company was born out of the desire to become the leading guiding company in Tuscany. Our highly experienced team is made up of both IFMGA certified mountain guides and certified mountain leaders. Carlo, Cristiano, Fabio, Franco, Giulio, Marco, Roberto, Pasquale, Claudio, Cinzia, Daniele, Veronica, Mariela and Grazia will lead you on a truly unique experience in the Apuan Alps!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 516 each

Group of 2

EUR 310 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• This is the price for a group trip (minimum of 2 people). The price does not include accommodation, ski lifts or guide costs (to be divided by the number of participants).


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