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Vincent Pyramid, Pennine Alps, 2 Day Guided Ascent

The Vincent Pyramid is a beautiful mountain in the Aosta Valley of Italy, and one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team wants to lead on a 2 day ascent to its summit.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


The Vincent Pyramid (4,215m) is a stunning mountain in the Pennine Alps in the Aosta Valley. This wonderful peak is part of the Monte Rosa Massif (4,634m). It was first climbed by Johann and Joseph Vincent in 1819. Thus providing the peak with its name.

The summit of the Vincent Pyramid lies entirely in Italy. It is also another example of a spectacular peak that isn’t overtly difficult to climb. The approach to the summit is fairly straightforward, and while there are a few difficult spots, it is nonetheless a great climb, even for beginners.

From the summit, while breathing in the crisp, mountain air, you will get to enjoy fantastic views of the whole Monte Rosa massif. You will also get to see several enormous glaciers, including the Piode glacier and the Lys Glacier.

The Ascent and subsequent descent will take 2 days. The first day will involve a 2 to 3 hour trek from Gressoney to the Refuge Mantova (3,470m). The second day will involve a 5 to 6 hour climb and descent of the Vincent Pyramid.

The landscape around the Vincent Pyramid is stunning. The climb is easy. And the trip takes only 2 days. It is not often that so many advantages line up in such a perfect package. However, that is what I consider this adventure to be, a brief, memorable, easily accessible, perfect package in one of the most gorgeous mountain ranges in the world.

If that sounds like something you want to be a part of, send me a message, and let me guide you to the top of the Vincent Pyramid. 

If you want to enjoy another 2 day adventure in the Alps of Italy, I can also guide you to the top of the Gran Paradiso mountain on this trip.


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It is recommended that you bring warm clothes, a harness, walking shoes, crampons, ice axe, sunglasses, sunscreen and a camera.



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 578 each

Group of 2

EUR 310 each

Group of 3

EUR 227 each

Group of 4

EUR 176 each

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• Please note that we can also climb Vincent Pyramid in 1 day, instead of 2. However, please note that the price is the same whether you choose to do the ascent in 1 or 2 days. 20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.

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