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7-day mountaineering tour in Monte Rosa

Seize the chance to climb the crests of the Swiss Alps, in Monte Rosa, on this 7-day trip with Jon, an IFMGA certified guide. It is as amazing as it sounds!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration7 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

The Monte Rosa massif is a snowbound paradise that overlooks both Switzerland and Italy.

Due to the variety of breathtaking landscapes, the activity that has become indisputably the most popular is mountaineering over Monte Rosa many crests.

My proposal for this 7-day tour is to cover all the Monte Rosa craggy peaks on different days. Castor (4226 m), Dufourspitze (4634 m), Lyskamm (4527 m), Punta Gnifetti (4553 m) and Zumsteinspitze (4653 m) are some of the peaks we’ll traverse.

The highlights of our itinerary will be reaching the summit of Breithorn (4165 m) at the beginning of our adventure and staying at the highest mountain hut in Europe, in Punta Gnifetti.

It is required that you have a good fitness level for this trip, due to its intensity.

You’ll find an itinerary for this trip below this description for further details. This is a general proposal. Feel free to suggest any changes to this program!

If you have a courageous nature and a love for the outdoors, join me on this 7-day mountaineering tour in Monte Rosa. Send your request to book the trip.

Or if you prefer to take a look at another program, I recommend you to check on the 7-day Valais ski touring trip to Zermatt.

Disclaimer

The program may be altered due to weather and mountain conditions.

More info

Required equipment: - Ice ax and crampons - Harness, two safety carabiners and helmet - Backpack (about 40L) - Front and replacement batteries - Thermal underwear - Second layer of coat (fleece or fiber jacket) - A Goretex jacket and a pair of trousers or similar - Cap, sun cap, gloves (two pairs) and glasses, also goggles - Snacks - Sack sheet - Sun cream and lip balm - Personal toilet - Small personal kit - Cash

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Itinerary

Day 1: Saas region

We will travel to the Alps, to the Saas region.

Day 2: Breithorn

We will ascend to our first summit, Breithorn (4165 m) and descend again to the Guida Vall d’Ayas mountain hut.

Day 3: Castor

We will continue towards Castor.

Day 4: Punta Gnifetti

We will ascend Lyskamm. Our goal is to reach Punta Gnifetti in order to stay in the highest shelter of Europe.

Day 5: Dufourspitze

We will climb Zumsteinpitze and then Dufourspitze.

Day 6: Zermatt

With a chill vibe after an intense week, we will cross the Grenzgletscher and then we will take the train to Zermatt.

Day 7: Rest in Zermatt

Day 7 will be saved for possible setbacks


About the guide

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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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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1856 each

Group of 2

EUR 928 each

Group of 3

EUR 671 each

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• Guiding fee

Price details

• Many mountain huts do not accept a card. Carry cash. <br> Keep in mind the expenses of half board accommodation in mountain huts, lifts and taxi for both you and the guide. About € 500. <br> The trip has a cost of about € 400 per vehicle (from Pyrenees). <br> The expenses do not include: drinks, meals, dinners in the village or attack food.


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