3-day mountaineering tour in Monte Rosa

Join a certified guid from the Azimut Montagne team on this 3-day mountaineering trip in Monte Rosa: ascend Punta Gnifetti, Pyramide Vincent, Zumstein peak and more!




Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

5 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Not specified



    Do you feel the need to take a break? Do you want to take a good dose of fresh air, enjoy splendid views and exercise for 3 days? Then join me in the ascent of Monte Rosa. 

    It’s an ideal program if you want to ascend not one, but several 4000s. Besides, the ascents are not particularly difficult so the focus is in enjoying the journey.

    We will be in a glacial atmosphere, with imposing mountain faces at the Monte Rosa massif. The program is progressive, thus preparing us each day for the following day.

    Firstly we reach the Mantova refuge easily with the help of the cablecar. This refuge will be our base at the heart of Monte Rosa. During these 3 days mountaineering we will cover the basics of crampon use as well as high mountain safety techniques. Then we will attack the emblematic 4000s of Monte Rosa.

    The top reasons why I like guiding my friends and clients here are:
    – The ascent of Punta Gnifetti (Signalkuppe 4554m) by a glacial route
    – The most beautiful summits of the Alps concentrated in one area
    – Easy access by train

    If you are an established group let me know and I may adapt the program to suit your needs.

    It’s an accessible and different program for mountain lovers. Find it interesting? Then please send me a request to start this adventure! And of course Monte Rosa is amazing in the winter as well, have a look at this freeride skiing program.

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    845 EUR


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
    • Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     This is the price to join a group tour


    • Day 1Pyramide Vincent

      We meet at Gressoney-Staffal or at Oulx or Briançon. We take the Indren cablecar. Then we walk up to the Mantova refuge, where we leave our belongings that we don’t want to carry further.
      Then ice school to practice basic mountaineering techniques.
      We will ascend Pyramide Vincent (4215m), the first 4000 of the trip.
      Dinner and overnight at the refuge.
      D +1000m

    • Day 2Naso du Lyskamm

      Breakfast and then we go towards Lyskamm. We go up the glacier until Naso du Lyskamm (4212m). An absolute must, offering gerat views to appreciate the mythical summits of Monte Rosa.
      Dinner and overnight at the refuge.
      D +/-800m

    • Day 3Punta Gnifetti

      Breakfast and departure, still at night, to reach Punta Gnifetti (4554m). The two previous days were a perfect training. Therefore, we will be able to continue to Zumstein peak (4563m) and maybe even Parrot peak (4436m). Then we return to the refuge to get our belongings. Descent to Gressoney. Transfer to Oulx or Briançon if necessary.
      D +/-1200m


    Next departures

    For private groups contact the guide
    Next datesInfo
    26/06/2020 to 28/06/2020
    03/07/2020 to 05/07/2020
    10/07/2020 to 12/07/2020
    17/07/2020 to 19/07/2020
    24/07/2020 to 26/07/2020
    31/07/2020 to 02/08/2020
    07/08/2020 to 09/08/2020
    14/08/2020 to 16/08/2020
    21/08/2020 to 23/08/2020
    28/08/2020 to 30/08/2020

    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    Meeting point

    At Gressoney-Staffal or at Oulx or Briançon (from where we transfer to Gressoney).


    At the Mantova refuge.

    More info

    - Group size: 4-5 people.

    - I recommend you to have cancellation insurance. Search and repatriation insurance is mandatory. I propose you to hire insurance through Europ Assistance upon booking the trip with me.

    - Equipment: crampons, harness, ice axe, helmet, walking poles recommended. If you don't have the necessary equipment, you can rent it with me! Alpi pack (harness, helmet, crampons, ice axe, mountain shoes) 85€, harness 18€, mountain shoes 35€, crampons 18€, helmet 18€, ice axe 15€.


    About the Guide


    We enjoy very much discovering and re discovering the most beautiful spots in the world, in the Ecrins mountain range but also all around the planet.

    Together with the guides in the team, we will share with you unique moments and an amazing journey. From les Ecrins to Chile, from Morocco to Greenland, from Les Gorges du Verdon to Japan, from Italy to Norway… tons of destinations offering all types of mountain activities, different every season. It makes us so happy when I can share them with my friends and clients.



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