Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Meeting point: meeting at the cable car terminus in Cervinia for equipment check and a short briefing.
We take the cable car to the Guide del Cervino hut, where we have dinner and spend the night.
Vertical drop: 700 m
Total ascent / descent: 8-10 h.
From the hut, we will head to the Breithorn Pass (3,820 m), stopping just before the Porta Nera (3,720 m) to climb the Roccia Nera – about 350 m at a gradient between 35° and 40° to reach the top (4,075 m).
From the summit, we will go along the edge of the ridge – first over snow, then over bouldery rock – to the summit of the Gendarm (4,106 m).
Two stretches fitted with climbing aids will take us down to a saddle at 4,055 m, from where we can go up to the Eastern Breithorn (4,141 m).
From there, we head down about 25 m to the base of the rocky ridge that leads to the summit of the Central Breithorn (4,160 m).
The crest is made up of three rocky prominences, with good rock and climbing up to grade IV on the first tower.
From the summit of the Central Breithorn, we will take the snowy ridge down to another saddle before the final ascent to the top of the Western Breithorn (4,165 m).
We will go back to the Breithorn Pass and from there to the cable car station in Cervinia via the normal route.
Cable car terminus in Cervinia.
Guide del Cervino hut.
-I recommend to have a research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage: €5 per person for 3 days.
-Mountain guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation) has to be covered by participants.
-Lifts: cable car from Cervinia, round trip ticket €32.50 per person
-Half-board at Guide del Cervino hut: €60-70 per person, beverages not included.
-Vanity bag (toothbrush and toothpaste, paper tissues, wet wipes)
-Energy bars or dried fruit/nuts
-Collapsible trekking poles
-Water bottle (1 l min) or thermos
-Sunscreen (at least SPF 30) and UV protection lip balm
-Personal first aid kit
-Headlamp (with new batteries plus spares as backup)
-Standard crampons with anti-balling plates
-Sleeping bag (mandatory in mountain huts)
-Backpack 30 l
-Wool cap/beanie or fleece-lined hat
-Hiking socks (2 pairs)
-Wicking turtleneck (2nd layer)
-Waterproof shell jacket (Gore-Tex, Paclite, Conduit, etc.) (4th layer)
-Light backup gloves, 1 pair
-Heavy insulated gloves 1 pair
-Insulating garment made of Windstopper® or Primaloft® (3rd layer)
-Shoeller climbing pants
-Down jacket (optional)
-Waterproof overtrousers (Gore-Tex, Paclite, Conduit, K-Way)
-Breathable T-shirt (1st layer) 2x
Founded in 2013 by Elis Martis and Silvia Pergami, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.
Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.
We strive to guarantee unparalleled experiences for our clients and are constantly on the lookout for new adventures. We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.
We love to make your dreams come true! Determination and passion are our guiding principles and we hope to pass them on to you. We want to build strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.
Alberto, Alessandro, Claudio, Maurizio, Claudio, Jacopo, Giovanni, Elis e Silvia
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