6-day ski tour from Monte Rosa to Matterhorn

One of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team has planned a circuit around two impressive mountains: the Monte Rosa massif and the Matterhorn. Explore with him the best skiing areas of this beautiful region in the Alps.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

6 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Mar, Apr, May

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

I invite you to join me on this great 6-day ski tour around the Monte Rosa massif and the Matterhorn! Let’s enjoy 4750 meters uphill and more than 12000 meters of incredible descents. A real unique and infinite skiing adventure.

This “Infinity” program is a great opportunity to ski among the incredible Monte Rosa and Matterhorn mountains, two of the Alps highlights.

The Monte Rosa is a mountain massif located in the Italian regions of Piedmont and the Aosta Valley, near the Swiss canton of Valais. The Matterhorn is probably the most famous mountain of the Alps. Its pyramidal shape and its 4478 meters of altitude make it a must for any skier.

My plan is to start in Cervinia and ski through great slopes moving along the border between Italy and Switzerland. I have prepared a very interesting itinerary for you. When I traced our route on the map it resembled the symbol of infinity, that’s why this tour is literally an infinite adventure! You can see the day-by-day program at the end of this description.

In every tour I take a maximum of 6 participants. During five nights we’ll sleep in the most comfortable mountain huts of the Alps. Regarding the technical difficulty, it is enough to have a basic knowledge of skiing and an intermediate physical preparation. I can take you there from March till May.

So if you find this ski touring trip interesting, feel free to contact me now and book your placeI’ll be happy to guide you on this great ski tour around Monte Rosa and Matterhorn.


Price per person

 
1 Person
2223 USD

Group of 2
1112 USD

Group of 3
741 USD

Group of 4
606 USD

Group of 5
528 USD

Group of 6
472 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Group equipment
 

 

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: Cervinia - Ferraro Hut

    From Cervinia we will take the cable car to the Plateau Rosa and then skin all the way up to the Breithorn Pass. If the weather allows us we can climb to the top of the Breithorn. Our route then passes below the Breithorn and Pollux to the Verra Pass from which a long but enjoyable descent over the glacier will lead to the Ferraro Hut. We’ll be welcomed by Fausta and some fantastic food. We’ll have dinner and spend the night at this hut.

  • Day 2: Monte Rosa Ski Resort - Mantova Hut

    A half hour on climbing skins will take us to the pistes of the Monte Rosa Ski Resort, where we’ll take full advantage of the excellent snow for some off-piste runs. At the end of the day, we will be setting off the Passo dei Salati and heading up to the Mantova Hut, where we’ll have dinner and sleep.

  • Day 3: Guide del Cervino Hut

    Early in the morning we’ll set off upwards following the Lys Glacier to the Lysjoch. From there, a long descent will take us over the Grenzgletscher to Furi. From here we will take the cable car to the Guide del Cervino Hut, on the Plateau Rosa, where we will enjoy a meal and stay overnight.

  • Day 4: Prarayer Hut

    With the ski runs still uncrowded we will head down from the Plateau Rosa to Cervinia. From there, we’ll skin our way up to the Colle di Vofrède before traversing the Colle di Bella Tsa and making our way down to the Prarayer Hut. We’ll eat a local meal and spend the night in that hut.

  • Day 5: Nacamuli Hut

    We’ll head back up via the Oren Valley until we are close to the Nacamuli Hut. After that, we’ll continue to the Col Collon and the Col de l’Eveque. There, we must replace the skins for the crampons and climb the exposed ridge of the Becca d’Oren. From our position, right on the border between Italy and Switzerland, the views are breathtaking. The descent to the Nacamuli Hut is short but really fun. Meal and overnight stay at the hut.

  • Day 6: Matterhorn - Cervinia

    The last day starts with a climb back up to the Col Collon, followed by the descent of the Haut Glacier d’Arolla. When we arrive below the Col du Mont Brulé, we’ll take off our skis for the 200-m climb to the col itself. The descent from the col takes us into the heart of the Glacier de Tsan from where a long but easy ascent leads to the Col de Valpelline and incredible views of the Dent d’Herens and the west side of the Matterhorn. At this point, we must face the 2300-m descent to Furi and then pass under the north face of the Matterhorn. We’ll then head up to the Klein Matterhorn by cable car, before finishing our adventure with a long descent to Cervinia.

 
 

Other details

 
Meeting point
In Cervinia for equipment check and a short briefing.
Accommodation

In mountain huts. Here are the prices for a half-board accommodation:

€ 70 per person for the Mantova Hut;
€ 60 per person for the Guide del Cervino hut;
€ 48-60 per person for the Prarayer hut;
€ 40-70 per person for the Nacamuli Hut.

More info

- Research and rescue insurance with IFMGA coverage (recommended): €12 per person for 7 days. Hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons and helmet): €15 per person.

- The mountain guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation) are not included in the price and have to be covered by participants.

- Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners, without any liability attributable to the mountain guide.

Disclaimer
The guide reserves the right to change any route or itinerary based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
 

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

 
 
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