Join Jon, an IFMGA certified guide, on this Monte Rosa mountaineering summer program. And get ready to walk on the most amazing ridge in the Alps.
Jul, Aug, Sep
This 7-day Monte Rosa mountaineering summer program will take your breath away while you enjoy an amazing scenery!
I've design this program for you to go through all of Monte Rosa massif summits. Indeed, what I offer is a unique route that will go through this massif ridge connecting its peaks. So this program will take us above 4000 m for quite a bit of time. This means you'll need to be in good shape and ready for some effort.
This ridge route through Monte Rosa massif has become very popular because of its great diversity of sceneries and views. During the program that I've designed we'll go through all of these summits:
Breithorn 4165 m.
Castor 4226 m.
Lyskamm 4527 m.
Gnifetti 4554 m.
Zumsteinspitze 4563 m.
Dufour 4634 m.
But I'm also open to change the program if you wish too. Remember that the main goal is for you to live an unforgettable experience.
So please let me know if you’re interested in this 7-day Monte Rosa mountaineering summer program. And please specify all your requests so I can make the proper arrangements!
And if you’d like to check out some of my other programs, please take a look at my 7-day Chamonix mountaineering course or my 7-day Chamonix-Zermatt summer hiking tour.
- Guiding fee
Journey to Saas-Fee. We’ll arrive at night, so we’ll have dinner at the hotel.
We’ll take the cable car to Klein Matterhorn. From here we’ll climb to our first summit: Breithorn (4165 m). Then hike down to Guide Val d’Ayas mountain hut (3200 m).
Early start to Castor summit (4226 m). Then down through its ridge to Felik glacier and then to Quintino Sella mountain hut (3200 m).
Hike to colde Felik and up to Lyskamm Oc. summit (4527 m). We’ll then follow the ridge to Col du Lys, from where we’ll ascend to Gnifetti summit (4554 m).
Climb up to Zumsteinspitze summit (4563 m). We’ll follow the ridge to Dufour summit (4634 m). Then we’ll go down to the Monterosa mountain hut (2795 m).
We’ll move with no hurries through the Border Glacier and into the Rotenboden train to Zermatt.
Extra day reserved for bad weather conditions, unexpected events, fatigue or any other change of plans.
Personal equipment recommended: - Ice axe and crampons. - Harness and helmet. – 40L backpack. – Thermal underwear. – warm jacket. – GoreTex jacket and pants. – Hood, gloves (2 pairs) and goggles. – 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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