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Dufourspitze climbing in Monte Rosa massif

Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team to the summit of the awe-inspiring Dufourspitze, the highest mountain on the Monte Rosa massif in the Alps!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Climb up to the top of Dufourspitze in Monte Rosa.

  • Contemplate breathtaking views of the Monte Rosa massif while climbing.

  • Join a personalized mountain climbing trip with an experienced mountain guide.

Description

Would you like to climb the awe-inspiring Dufourspitze in the Italian Alps! Then join me on this stupendous 2-day mountain-climbing experience to the top of the highest peak on the Monte Rosa massif.

Climbing to the top of the Dufourspitze with its 4,634 meters is an experience you will never forget. This challenging climb takes 2 days and can only be done in the summer.

On this program, we will ascend the mount through a very safe and elegant route. I will guide you in groups of no more than 2 people in order to guarantee your safety as well an offer personalized guidance throughout the trip. You will require a good fitness level and a careful ear to the guide’s instructions in order to reach the summit.

After climbing on the first day, we will sleep in a high-altitude hut, at 3647 meters. Then, the second day will be more challenging since we will spend 10-12 hours descending via a jagged route. Nonetheless, the rewards will be well worth the effort!

So, are you ready to climb the Dufourspitze? Then send me a request and let’s start planning an unforgettable adventure in the Alps! I will be happy to guide you!

You can also take a look at this 5-day mountaineering traverse in the Monte Rosa massif.

Accommodation

High-altitude hut

Meeting point

Staffal (Gressoney – AO) at 14.00 pm

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Itinerary

Day 1: Meeting and ascent to Gnifetti Hut

Meeting and short briefing of the trip. Cable car to Punta Indren, at 3279m. One-hour walk to Mantova Hut at 3498m or 2-hour walk directly to Gnifetti Hut at 3647m. We will have dinner and sleep at the hut.

Day 2: Reaching the Dufourspitze's peak and descent

Wake up at 3 am. We will walk through a glacier trek up to Lysjoch pass at 4250m. Then, descent of the Grenzgletscher until reaching the path that will take us to the summit. We will traverse the ridge’s edge walking on snow and rocks and we will finally reach the peak at 4634m. Enjoy view of the Alpine region.

Finally, we will go across a tricky section which takes us to Zumsteinspitze and here we will encounter easier tracks which will make our way downwards to the cable station on Indren Glacier easier.


About the guide

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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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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 980 each

Group of 2

EUR 568 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• 20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet. Liability insurance and loan of group equipment is included in the price.


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