7-day Monte Rosa mountaineering summer program

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.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    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.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1800 EUR

    Group of 2
    900 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival at Saas-Fee

      Journey to Saas-Fee. We’ll arrive at night, so we’ll have dinner at the hotel.

    • Day 2Beginning of the adventure

      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).

    • Day 3Castor summit

      Early start to Castor summit (4226 m). Then down through its ridge to Felik glacier and then to Quintino Sella mountain hut (3200 m).

    • Day 4Lyskamm Oc. and Gnifetti summits

      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).

    • Day 5Zumsteinspitze and Dufour summits

      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).

    • Day 6Easy way out

      We’ll move with no hurries through the Border Glacier and into the Rotenboden train to Zermatt.

    • Day 7Extra day

      Extra day reserved for bad weather conditions, unexpected events, fatigue or any other change of plans.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Advanced

    Fitness level required

    Fit

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    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.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    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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