A real challenge in the heart of the Pennine Alps, between France and Italy! Join Fede, an IFMGA guide from Spain on this 3-day mountain traverse in Lyskamm!
Lyskamm is a fantastic mountain lying on the border between the Valais Canton and the Aosta Valley. As part of the Pennine Alps, it belongs to the Monte Rosa massif. A perfect and unique environment!
The 3 day Lyskamm traverse (4,527m) is one of the most incredible itineraries that can be made by this region shared by Zermatt and Gressoney-La-Trinité. It is a sharp snowy edge with rocky passages through which we will need to apply some crampon skills.
As it is a rather technical and demanding mountain traverse, I always suggest doing some warm up climbs. Among the most recommended:
Both options have an extra cost that you can consult me privately. During this acclimatization trips I’ll guide a maximum of two people. In this way, I make sure to give you personalized advice so you feel ready for the great Lyskamm traverse!
If you find this proposal tempting please send your request now and make your reservation. It’ll be a honor for me to be your guide!
In mountain huts
Participants are responsible for mountain accident insurance
Chamonix, Aosta or Zermatt.
We’ll meet in Chamonix, Aosta Valley or Zermatt. Briefing and equipment check. Approach to the Gnifetti or Quinitino Sella mountain hut.
Lyskamm traverse and descent back to the hut (Quintino Sella or Monte Rosa)
Descent to Staffal or Zermatt. End of the program.
Fede was born in1983 in the Basque Country, northern Spain, where he started climbing and visiting the Pyrenees. After studying Business Management, he finally moved to the Pyrenees to be closer to his passion.
Fede has been working for more than 13 years in the outdoors industry, as a Ski Patrol, Mountain Guide, Canyon Guide and Ski Instructor.
Nowadays, he is a full-time IFMGA Mountain Guide, sharing with his clients all sorts of activities in the Pyrenees, the Alps, Canada, Norway, Morroco, Peru, and others.
He has lived in both Canada and France, so he will have no trouble in speaking French, English or Italian.
Apart from his private trips with his clients, he also works for several well recognized companies, for the filming industry and writes for specialized magazines, for example:
- Filming safety Consultant for BEAR GRYLLS'S survival shows, such as Running Wild...
- Ski guide for ICE CREEK LODGE, BC, Canada
- Instructor and guide for the FRENCH ALPINE CLUB (CAF)
- Instructor for the MOUNTAIN MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA (IMMED)
- Instructor for Mountain Training School (MTS), based in Alaska
- Writer for different Spanish magazines, such as DESNIVEL and GRANDES ESPACIOS.
Enjoy his human skills and the finest guiding quality. Guaranteed!
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Group of 1
|EUR 2269 each|
Group of 2
|EUR 1135 each|
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• Guiding fee
• The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). The price does not include: transportation, accommodation in the hut (personal and guide's), cable cars, meals, personal gear.
Fantastic climb! We were the only people climbing the normal route so we had the mountain to ourselves. Fede was great, highly professional, and he assessed the risks very well. Highly recommended!
1st class guide. Excellent scramble.