Dufourspitze climbing in Monte Rosa massif

A guided 2-day climbing trip to the insides of Monte Rosa in the Italian Alps until finally reaching the top of the amazing Dufourspitze, in the company of one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team!

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

1 person

Trip Level

Hard

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Private


Highlights

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

  • Contemplate breathtaking views of the Massif while climbing.

  • Take a personalized trip with an experienced mountain guide.


 

Join and take part in this amazing trip to climb the awe-inspiring Dufourspitze in the Italian Alps! We will spend 2 full days together sharing this stupendous mountain-climbing experience to the insides of Monte Rosa’s peaks.

In the Alps, there are many extremely high peaks to reach. However, reaching the top of the Dufourspitze with its 4,634 meters is priceless.

This challenging climbing trip lasts 2 days and you can only do it during summer time.

We will ascend the mount through a very safe and elegant route. During our way to the top and back to the bottom, you will witness some marvelous landscapes.

The view of the Eastern face of Monte Rosa while descending is both wonderful and frightening.

Do not miss the unique opportunity to set foot on the Dufourspitze, the highest peak we will find when ascending Monte Rosa. The only massif higher than this in the Alps is Mont Blanc.

I will be your guide and our expedition will be in groups of not more than 2 people. This is to guarantee your safety as well as personalized guidance throughout the trip.

Even though it is not particularly difficult, in order to reach the top you have to be very careful. That is why we demand good physical conditions and for you to do exactly as the guide indicates.

We will sleep in a high-altitude hut, at 3647 meters. The second day will me more challenging since you will spend 10-12 hours descending via a jagged route.

Nonetheless, I can assure you this climbing mission and the landscapes you will see will stay printed in your head forever.

So don’t waste more time and join me on this wonderful trip to Monte Rosa’s highest peak: the Dufourspitze. I’ll be waiting for your contact. It will be a great pleasure to accompany and guide you through this especially courageous adventure to the Italian Alps.

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


Price per person

 
1 Person
1067 USD

Group of 2
618 USD

 

Price includes

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

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

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 1: 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.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Intermediate
Fitness level required
Fit
Meeting point
Staffal (Gressoney – AO) at 14.00 pm
Accommodation

High-altitude hut

 

About the Guide

 
 

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

 
 
FROM 618 USD per person
 

 

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