Join Jon, an IFMGA certified guide, on this ski touring trip through the highest peaks in the the Swiss Alps. You'll enjoy the best of Valais!
Mar, Apr, May, Jun
This 6-day Valais ski touring trip will take you to so many 4000 m peaks that it will be hard to believe!
In Europe, the Swiss canton of Valais is a synonym of high mountains. Plus, it is one of the wettest regions of Switzerland, so there is always lots of snow. Due to these two factors, you'll find some of the highest and most perfect ski routes in the Alps here in Valais.
Indeed, I offer you to go on a journey from Saas Fee to Zermatt. During our ski trip, we'll ascend some of the Alps' most famous mountains, including Signalkuppe peak (4554 m) or Dufourspitze peak (4634 m). Also we'll go through glaciers and you'll be able to choose some of the peaks we'll summit!
A special feature of this adventure is that we'll sleep in amazing mountain huts. We'll visit the Margherita mountain hut, which, at 4554 metres above sea level, is the highest building in Europe!
So please let me know if you’re interested in this 6-day Valais ski touring trip. And please specify all your requests so I can make the proper arrangements!
- Guiding fee
A minimum of 4 people is required.
Drive to Saas Fee. Gear check, food purchase and backpack set up for the trip.
We’ll climb mount Weissmies (4023 m). Then we’ll ski down and go up to stay the night at Britannia mountain hut (3030 m). 4 to 5 hours aprox.
Ski down to Allalin glacier. Climb to Adler pass and then Stockhorn pass. Then ski to Monterosa mountain hut (2975 m).
8 hours aprox.
Signalkuppe peak (4554 m) ascent. We’ll visit Margherita mountain hut. Then continue to Lysjoch and ski down to Gnifetti mountain hut (3611 m). 7 to 8 hours aprox.
Ascend through Lys glacier to your chosen peak out of a vast number of options. Then climb down to Monterosa mountain hut (2975 m). 6 hours aprox.
Extra day in case of bad weather or to ascend the highest peak in the Swiss Alps: Dufourspitze peak (4634 m).
8 hours aprox.
Ski through Gorner glacier to Furi (1800 m). Departure back home if we get there on time. 3 to 4 hours aprox.
Mountain huts all along the ski route.
A minimum of 4 people is required for this expedition.
Group equipment includes: - transceiver, probe and shovel. - Ice axe and crampons. - Harness, 2 safety carabiners and 2 meters tape.
Personal equipment recommended: - Complete ski equipment. – 40L backpack, with ski stripes. – Thermal underwear. – warm jacket. – GoreTex jacket and pants. – Hood, gloves (2 pairs) and googles. – Snacks (on the mountain huts we'll only have breakfast and dinner). – Warm sack if desired (on the mountain huts there will be blankets). – Sunscreen and lip balm. – Basic toilet kit. – Personal first aid kit. – Thermos. – Cash (many mountain hut don't take credit cards). – Mountain federate card.
UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Spain
I’m a mountain guide and alpine ski instructor and trainer.
Since many years ago I enjoy transmitting the enthusiasm that I feel for the mountains, in any of the possible mountain disciplines: alpinism, ski, climbing…
I’ve always had a special interest for sports and teaching sports at all levels, from beginners to complex guiding in all kind of mountain terrain.
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