7-day Monte Rosa ski traverse

Dare come with Jon, a UIAGM/IFMGA- certified mountain guide, on this 7-day Monte Rosa ski traverse in the beautiful Swiss Alps!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Apr

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Come with me on this 7-day Monte Rosa ski traverse in the beautiful Swiss Alps!

    Located in the Saas Region, in Switzerland, the Monte Rosa ski traverse has become very popular among skiers from all over the world, not only because of its spectacular glacier route, but also because of the variety of landscapes, the accessibility and the number of mountain huts that we can find in this area.

    During this seven-day adventure participants will be skiing amazing peaks like Mount Breithorn (4165 meters), Piramide Vincent (4270 mt) as well as the Felik glacier and Lyskamm Glacier. We will be sleeping in the different huts we will find along the way. Every day we will have a different itinerary and I will be happy to safely guide you around this Swiss winter paradise!

    You will find a detailed itinerary below!

    This seven-day adventure is suitable for experienced skiers who are ready for a new challenge. So request to book this trip if you want to live a great adventure in the Swiss Alps!

    If you wish to do another ski adventure, you can also join me on this One-week ski tour in the Lofoten Islands, Norway!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    2000 EUR

    Group of 2
    1000 EUR

    Group of 3
    667 EUR

    Group of 4
    500 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Travel to the Alps

      Travel to the Alps, to the Saas region. We will leave at dawn and arrive at the hotel late in the afternoon. We stay and have dinner at the same hotel.

    • Day 2Breithorn (4165 meters)

      The adventure begins, we climb on the first cable car to Klein Materhorn, from here we ascend to our first summit, the Breithorn (4165 mt) from where we will descend and go back a little to finally descend to the Guida Vall d’Ayas hut (3200 mt).

    • Day 3Castor (4226 mt) - Felik glacier - Quintino Sella shelter (3200 mt)

      We leave at dawn and direct ourselves to the refuge towards Castor (4226 mt).

      We descend by its spectacular edge to the Felik glacier to slip through it to the Quintino Sella hut (3200 mt)

    • Day 3Liskam Glacier - Naso del Liskamm (4272 mt) - Pyramid Vicent (4270 mt) - Gnifetti Shelter (3611 mt))

      We leave the shelter and direct ourselves towards the valley that we descended the previous day, we access to the Liskam Glacier and we crossed it until we reach the point we can ascend the summit of Naso del Liskamm (4272 mt). From here we can descend directly to the refuge or make another climb to the Pyramid Vicent (4270 mt).

      We finished the day at the Gnifetti hut(3611 mt)

    • Day 5Gnifetti shelter - Margarita Refuge - Different peaks we may ascend -

      From Gnifetti shelter we will ascend to the Margarita Refuge, the highest in Europe located at Punta Gnifetti or Signalkuppe at (4554 mt).

      On the way we can ascend to different peaks: Balmenhorn (4167 mt ), Corno Nero (4322 mt), Ludwigshöhe (4342 mt), Parrotpitze (4436 mt) Zumsteinpitze (4563 mt).

      Descent by the Greezletscher to Monte Rosa hut (2795 mt).

    • Day 6Ascend to Torre di Castelfranco or cima di Jazzi (3804 mt)

      Two options depending on fatigue and desire:

      – Ascend to a modest summit, Torre di Castelfranco or cima di Jazzi (3804 mt)
      and go down to Zermatt.
      – We could also extend the route by crossing to the  Brittania Hut in the Saas Valley.

      Possibility of  ascending  Stralhorn (4190 mt).

      Night in Britania hut.

    • Day 7Last day!!!

      Descent to Saas Fee from the Britannia hut and take a taxi to Zermatt.

      Return Trip.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Accommodation

    Huts

    More info

    In many huts, credit cards will not be accepted!

    The proposed program may be altered by weather conditions, snow conditions, or if participants desire to do so.

     

    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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