Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Travel to Saas Grund and overnight at the Bergfreund Hotel.
Today we will take the cable car Klein Matterhorn (3883 m), the highest in Europe. Approach to the Val Di Ayas Champoluc Hut at 3400 meters (4 walking hours).
We’ll ascend to the Castor at 4223 meters of height. It will be 8 hours in total, with a distance of 8 km and an altitude change of 1200 meters.
On day 3 we’ll reach the Täsch Hütte at 2700 meters. We have 2 approaching options:
We’ll climb Alphubel, at 4206 meters of height. Hiking time: 7-8 hours. Altitude change: 1500 meters.
On day 5 we’ll move to Randa and from there we’ll walk to the Dom hut (1600 meters of elevation gain)
Time to reach the Dom by its normal route or, if conditions allow, by the Festi edge. Descent back to Randa where we’ll spend the night.
Extra day in case of bad weather.
There are several hotels in the area: in St Niklaus (the closest to Randa), in Saas Grund and Tasch. I can help you with the booking if you wish.
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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