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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!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration3 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot 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.



At the Mantova refuge.


This is an example of an ascent of Monte Tosa in Italy. The weather and snow conditions, as well as the level of the participants and the accommodation availability may make me modify the program or the order of the itinerary. IMPORTANT: if you are joining a group, please be aware that I need a minimum of participants to guarantee the departure. You’ll be notified the latest 21 days before the starting date in case I need to cancel because of a lack of participants. Your money will then be transferred back. This trip is organized by “AZIMUT” - Atout France IM005120010

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! Full pack (harness, helmet, crampons, ice axe, mountain shoes) 150€, harness 35€, mountain shoes 55€, crampons 50€, helmet 35€, ice axe 40€.

Meeting point

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



Day 1: Pyramide 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 2: Naso 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 3: Punta 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

About the guide

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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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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 845 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transport during the trip

- Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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