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Monte Rosa guided splitboarding week traverse

Dare come with Jon, IFMGA certified guide, on this exciting guided splitboarding traverse in Monte Rosa and discover the beautiful Swiss Alps!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration7 days
Offer periodApr
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Our 7-day adventure will take place in the Saas Region, in Switzerland. It is perfect for those experienced skiers and splitboarders who are looking for a new challenge. Join me on this Monte Rosa guided splitboarding week traverse and discover the hidden treasures of the Alps!

Due to the variety of landscapes and its spectacular glacier route, Monte Rosa is one of the most famous tours in the Alps. And when you pair the beautiful scenery with some fun splitboarding opportunities, you are in for a treat!

On this trip we will explore amazing peaks like Mount Breithorn (4165 meters), Piramide Vincent (4270 mt) as well as the Felik glacier and Lyskamm Glacier as we move from hut to hutEvery morning, we will have a new place to discover and every afternoon, a new place to rest and relax. For a more detailed description of the trip, take a look at the itinerary below!

This Monte Rosa splitboarding traverse is the ultimate winter experience! So if you are interested, send me a request and get ready to explore the wonders of this natural beauty!

Would you like to try some other splitboarding trips in Europe? Then why not join me on this Val d’Aran guided 2-day splitboarding tour to Refugio Saboredo?

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In many huts, credit cards will not be accepted! The proposed program may be altered by weather conditions, snow conditions, or if participants desire to do so.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to the Alps

Travel to the Alps, to the Saas region. We will leave at dawn and arrive at the hotel late in the afternoon. We will stay and have dinner at the same hotel.

Day 2: Breithorn (4165 meters)

The adventure begins. First, we will climb on the first cable car to Klein Matterhorn. From there we will ascend to our first summit, the Breithorn (4165 mt) and then finally descend to the Guida Vall d’Ayas hut (3200 mt).

Day 3: Castor (4226 mt) - Felik glacier - Quintino Sella shelter (3200 mt)

We will leave at dawn and direct ourselves to the refuge towards Castor (4226 mt).

We will descend by its spectacular edge to the Felik glacier to slip through it to the Quintino Sella hut (3200 mt).

Day 4: Liskam Glacier - Naso del Liskamm (4272 mt) - Pyramid Vicent (4270 mt) - Gnifetti Shelter (3611 mt))

We will leave the shelter and direct ourselves towards the valley that we descended the previous day. Then we will access the Liskam Glacier and cross it until we reach the point where we can ascend the summit of Naso del Liskamm (4272 mt).From there, we can descend directly to the refuge or make another climb to the Pyramid Vincent (4270 mt).

We will finish the day at the Gnifetti hut(3611 mt).

Day 5: Gnifetti shelter - Margarita Refuge - Different peaks we may ascend

From Gnifetti shelter we will ascend to the Margarita Refuge, the highest in Europe located at Punta Gnifetti or Signalkuppe at (4554 mt).

On the way we can ascend to different peaks: Balmenhorn (4167 mt ), Corno Nero (4322 mt), Ludwigshöhe (4342 mt), Parrotpitze (4436 mt) Zumsteinpitze (4563 mt).

Descent by the Greezletscher to Monte Rosa hut (2795 mt).

Day 6: Ascend to Torre di Castelfranco or cima di Jazzi (3804 mt)

We will have two options depending on fatigue and desire:

– Ascent to a modest summit, Torre di Castelfranco or cima di Jazzi (3804 mt)
and go down to Zermatt.
– We could also extend the route by crossing to the  Brittania Hut in the Saas Valley.

Possibility of  ascending  Stralhorn (4190 mt).

Night in Britania hut.

Day 7: Last day!!!

Descent to Saas Fee from the Britannia hut and taxi to Zermatt.

Return Trip.


About the guide

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UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Spain

I’m a mountain guide and alpine ski instructor and trainer.

Since many years ago I enjoy transmitting the enthusiasm that I feel for the mountains, in any of the possible mountain disciplines: alpinism, ski, climbing…

I’ve always had a special interest for sports and teaching sports at all levels, from beginners to complex guiding in all kind of mountain terrain.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2062 each

Group of 2

EUR 1031 each

Group of 3

EUR 688 each

Group of 4

EUR 516 each

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