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Monte Rosa ski tour


A fascinating tour that winds through the immense glaciers of Monte Rosa in an extraordinary glacial environment.
PHOTOS

PROGRAM

DAY

Difference in altitude: 700 m
Descent gain: 760 m
Ascent time: 3 h approx
Meeting point: Cervinia ticket office for equipment check and short briefing with the Guide.

We’ll take the lifts to Testa Grigia (3,480 m). From the Guide del Cervino hut we will follow the tracks for summer skiing up to the Breithorn (3,818 m) to get to the Verra Glacier. Then, we’ll go up to the Western Breithorn (4,165 m) and then we cross to the Central Breithorn (4,156 m). We’ll remove the skins go down along the Verra Glacier to the Ayas Guides Hut (3,394 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 700 m
Descent gain: 760 m
Ascent time: 3 h approx
Meeting point: Cervinia ticket office for equipment check and short briefing with the Guide.

We’ll take the lifts to Testa Grigia (3,480 m). From the Guide del Cervino hut we will follow the tracks for summer skiing up to the Breithorn (3,818 m) to get to the Verra Glacier. Then, we’ll go up to the Western Breithorn (4,165 m) and then we cross to the Central Breithorn (4,156 m). We’ll remove the skins go down along the Verra Glacier to the Ayas Guides Hut (3,394 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 830 m
Descent gain: 620 m
Ascent/descent time: 4-5 h

From Ayas Guides Hut (3,394 m) we’ll climb the Verra Glacier up to the homonymous hill placed between the Pollux and Castor. We’ll take the skis off to go up the Castor west face to its summit (4,221 m), then we’ll follow the scenic ridge heading south-east until it reaches the colle del Felik (4,065 m). Here we’ll put back the skis to go down to the Quintino Sella Hut(3,600 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 830 m
Descent gain: 620 m
Ascent/descent time: 4-5 h

From Ayas Guides Hut (3,394 m) we’ll climb the Verra Glacier up to the homonymous hill placed between the Pollux and Castor. We’ll take the skis off to go up the Castor west face to its summit (4,221 m), then we’ll follow the scenic ridge heading south-east until it reaches the colle del Felik (4,065 m). Here we’ll put back the skis to go down to the Quintino Sella Hut(3,600 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 600 m
Descent gain: 600 m
Ascent/descent time: 3-4 h

We set off from the Quintino Sella (3,600 m) towards the Lyskamm Nose. We take off our skis for the steepest part to reach the summit of the Nose of the Lyskamm (4,200 m). Then, we remove the skins and put our skis back on to go down along the Lys glacier up to Capanna Gnifetti (3,600 m) or Mantova hut (3,500 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 600 m
Descent gain: 600 m
Ascent/descent time: 3-4 h

We set off from the Quintino Sella (3,600 m) towards the Lyskamm Nose. We take off our skis for the steepest part to reach the summit of the Nose of the Lyskamm (4,200 m). Then, we remove the skins and put our skis back on to go down along the Lys glacier up to Capanna Gnifetti (3,600 m) or Mantova hut (3,500 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1,000 m
Descent gain: 1,795 m
Ascent/descent time: 4-5 h

We set off from Capanna Gnifetti (3,600 m) or Mantova Hut (3,500 m) and climb along the Lys glacier until we get to the Lys pass (4,255 m). We continue along the Grenz Glacier to reach the Punta Gnifetti where the Capanna Regina Margherita (4,554 m) stands. Then, we begin the descent along the huge and full of crevasses Grenz glacier, until we reach the Monte Rosa Hütte (2,795 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1,000 m
Descent gain: 1,795 m
Ascent/descent time: 4-5 h

We set off from Capanna Gnifetti (3,600 m) or Mantova Hut (3,500 m) and climb along the Lys glacier until we get to the Lys pass (4,255 m). We continue along the Grenz Glacier to reach the Punta Gnifetti where the Capanna Regina Margherita (4,554 m) stands. Then, we begin the descent along the huge and full of crevasses Grenz glacier, until we reach the Monte Rosa Hütte (2,795 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 900 m
Descent gain: 1,300 m
Ascent/descent time: 4-6 h

From the Monte Rosa Hütte we go down along the Gorner Glacier until we reach an altitude of about 2,400 m. We put on the skins and climb the Unter Theodule glacier before we reach the Theodule pass (3,300 m). From there we go down along the ski slopes to return to Cervinia.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 900 m
Descent gain: 1,300 m
Ascent/descent time: 4-6 h

From the Monte Rosa Hütte we go down along the Gorner Glacier until we reach an altitude of about 2,400 m. We put on the skins and climb the Unter Theodule glacier before we reach the Theodule pass (3,300 m). From there we go down along the ski slopes to return to Cervinia.

DETAILS

DURATION
orologio
5 Days
orologio
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
intermediate
stelle
FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
intermediate
cuori
PERSONS
utente
Max 4 for each Mountain Guide
utente
PERIOD
calendario
from 01/03 to 31/05
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
5 Days
intermediate
intermediate
Max 4 for each Mountain Guide
from 01/03 to 31/05
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

1900 € fee per person with 1 participant
1090 € fee per person with 2 participants
790 € fee per person with 3 participants
640 € fee per person with 4 participants
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide
  • liability insurance
  • loan of shared safety material

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €12 per person for 7 days
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (avalanche beacon, shovel and probe): €15/day per person while supplies last
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, and crampons): €15/day per person while supplies last
  • tickets for lift facilities
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation) to be covered by participants
  • transfers, meals and accommodation
  • anything that is not mentioned under "The rate includes"
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by the respective owners without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening/closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by the respective owners without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening/closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
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