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Ski touring week around Zermatt with Nordend (4,609m) descent

Follow UIAGM mountain guide Martin on this 1-week ski touring program and enjoy the fantastic descents around Zermatt on the Spaghetti Tour, in the Swiss and Italian Alps.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration7 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup


  • Live an unforgettable skiing experience in the Alps.

  • Enjoy the fantastic Monte Rosa descents, around Zermatt.

  • Contemplate breathtaking alpine views full of snow-covered mountains.


Join me on this program around Zermatt and spend 1 week ski touring across the fantastic mountains in this area.

Situated at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt is one of the most important and popular ski destinations in the world. It is the perfect spot for unforgettable experiences in the snow with stunning views as backdrop. If you’re love ski touring, you can’t miss the chance to explore this area!

On this adventure, I invite you to join me on the famous Spaghetti tour. First of all, we’ll meet in the Geneva Airport and transfer you to Täsch, a Swiss commune in the Canton of Valais. As for the tour, most of the huts are on the Italian side, so we’ll explore the border area between the two countries.

During the activity, we’ll enjoy the descents of several amazing mountains in the Monte Rosa Massif, such as the Breithorn (4,164 meters), the Dufourspitze (4,634 meters) and the Nordend (4,609 meters). At the bottom of the page, you can take a look at a more detailed description of each day’s activity.

Also, to take part of this program, keep in mind that it’s mandatory to have prior ski touring experience as well a good level of fitness.

Do you think this ski touring program would suit you? Then all you have to do is send the request and make your reservation. I’m sure you’ll love skiing across the beautiful mountains surrounding Zermatt.

In addition, I lead several ski touring programs in Europe, such as these in Spain, France and Austria. Check them out!


2 nights in a hotel and 4 in huts.

Meeting point

Geneva Airport, Switzerland.




Day 1: Arrival to Geneva Airport and transfer to Täsch

Night in a hotel.

Day 2: Breithorn

Train to Zermatt and cable car to Klein Matterhorn. Ascent to Breithorn (4,165 meters) and descent to Rifugio Guide della Val d’Ayas (3,380 meters).

Ascent: 400 meters.

Descent: 800 meters.

Hours: 3.30.

Day 3: Castor

Ascent to Castor (4,223 meters) and descent to Quintino Sella Refuge (3,585 meters).

Ascent: 900 meters.

Descent: 800 meters.

Hours: 4.

Day 4: Passo del Naso - Liskamm

Ascent to Passo del Naso (4,272 meters) and Liskamm (4,527 meters). Descent to Città de Mantova Refuge (3,498 meters).

Ascent: 1100 meters.

Descent: 1150 meters.

Hours: 7.

Day 5: Parrotspitze

Ascent to Parrotspitze (4,432 meters) and descent to Monte Rosa Hut (2,883 meters)

Ascent: 1100 meters.

Descent: 1600 meters.

Hours: 7.30.

Day 6: Dufourspitze

Ascent to Dufourspitze (4,634 meters) and descent to Monte Rosa Hut. Night in a hotel.

Ascent: 1700 meters.

Descent: 2100 meters.

Hours: 9.

Day 7: Departure

About the guide

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Martin Elorza Alday (Donostia,Basque country,1967)
Although I was born near the sea, I started very young to enjoy the nearby mountains.
This hobby gradually become a passion, which led me to be a UIAGM Mountain Guide
To share and trasnmitir everything the mountain had given me.
During several years I have been practicing my passions:
Traveling all over the world,mountaineering, climbing and skiing.
. Actually I’m a full profesional High Mountain Guide UIAGM
Since 2000 I lead my own clients around the world as a freelancer Mountain Guide.
. I have take part in many expeditions to The Alps, atlas (Morocco),Andes (South America) and Himalaya,
I’ love showing the Pyrenees to all peolple who likes mountaing:all the year.
In Winter,ski touring is my especiality, but in summer, rock climbing in Pyrenees is amazing!
I would like to guide you till de top of Mont Blanc, Matterhorn (Alps),Monte Perdido and Aneto (Pyrenees), Naranjo de Bulnes (Picos de Europa) and other mountains.

You can contact me and know what others activities we can do together

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 516 each

Group of 2

EUR 516 each

Group of 3

EUR 516 each

Group of 4

EUR 516 each

Group of 5

EUR 516 each

Group of 6

EUR 516 each

Group of 7

EUR 516 each

Group of 8

EUR 516 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

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