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Monte Rosa 5-day mountaineering traverse

Discover the Monte Rosa massif on this 5-day traverse led by one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team. An unforgettable trip in an important range in Europe.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration5 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

The Monte Rosa traverse is an unforgettable hut-to-hut journey among mountains over 4000 meters of height. Come with me and discover this amazing mountain range!

The program that I’d like to propose here will take 5 days. However, I can adapt it according to your preferences, your technical level, and the time you have in the region.

The program starts from the Ayas Valley. We’ll quietly begin the trek in order to acclimatize our bodies. We will then walk through beautiful glaciers in direction to the Capanna Regina Margherita. As you may know, it is the highest mountain hut in Europe at 4554 meters.

Please find more details of the day by day itinerary at the bottom of this page. The Monte Rosa traverse is an opportunity you cannot miss. It will be an unforgettable adventure in one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Europe!

So I invite you to contact me if you find this trip interesting. Fill out the form and book your private program in Monte Rosa!

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Meeting point

Saint-Jacques

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Itinerary

Day 1: Saint-Jacques - Quintino Sella Hut

Departure from Saint-Jacques at 1697 meters in the Val d’Ayas from where the jeep or the lifts will take us to the Bettolina pass at 3058 meters. From there we will take an acclimatization hike around the Quintino Sella Hut at 3602 meters.

Day 2: Gniffeti Hut

From Quintino Sella, we will take the passage of the Lyskamm’s Nose (4272 meters), our first ascent, to reach the Gniffeti Hut at 3455 m.

Day 3: Gnifetti Hut - Gnifetti Peak - Regina Margherita Hut

FromGnifetti Hut at the foot of the Garstelet glacier, we will climb up to the Gnifetti Peak (4554 meters), next to Regina Margherita Hut, the highest observatory in Europe.

Day 4: Zumsteinspitze - Parrotspitze - Ludwigshöhe

From the Margherita Hut, we will down to Lys glacier and then we will climb up in sequence to Ludwigshöhe (4341 m), Balmenhorn (4167 meters), then to the summit of the Pyramide Vincent at 4213 meters. We will finish our tour descending to the Refuge Mantova (3455m).

Day 5: Mantova Hut - Indrend Glacier

From the Mantova Hut, we will cross the Indrend Glacier to join the Ferraro Hut where we will enjoy a good final lunch. After lunch, we will descend towards Saint-Jacques.


About the guide

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Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1959 each

Group of 2

EUR 1124 each

Group of 3

EUR 815 each

Group of 4

EUR 660 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Tips

Price details

20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet. Max. 4 people per group.


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