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Carving thrills toward Zermatt

Level: Advanced
Start date: 1 February
End date: 14 April
Participants: Max 4

My goal

Get ready for an unforgettable ski adventure as we delve into the awe-inspiring beauty of Monte Rosa. Our journey begins on the Alagna Zermatt ski tour, starting from the captivating base of Capanna Gnifetti, which sits gracefully on the Garstelet Glacier—a silent witness to over a century of weather and climate changes. Over the course of four exhilarating days, we will immerse ourselves in the enchanting landscape of Monte Rosa, gliding through its pristine slopes and uncovering the secrets hidden beneath the surface.

As we navigate the breathtaking terrain, we will experience the heartbeat of the mountain, pulsing in perfect harmony with the rhythm of nature. The crisp mountain air and panoramic vistas will inspire us to push our limits and embrace the thrill of exploration. Each turn down the slopes will reveal new perspectives and moments of pure exhilaration, reminding us of the sheer majesty of this alpine paradise.

Alagna Zermatt ski tour in gorgeous! You can check out the Zermatt  webcam to get a glimpse of the stunning views and conditions before your trip.

Mountain Caresses: The Touch Of Ski Touring On Monte Rosa

1 skier € 2700,00
2 skiers € 1700,00 / person
3 skiers € 1350,00 / person
4 skiers € 1200,00 / person

The price includes: IFMGA ski guide of Monte Rosa to accompany you on the 4 day tour, 2 half board overnight stays at Refuge Gnifetti, 1 half board overnight stay tourist class in Zermatt, 2 day Monterosaski ski pass, 1 day ski pass in Zermatt-piccolo cervino, technical equipment (harness, crampons) and safety kit (available upon request, subject to availability).

Day 1

Meeting with the guide in Alagna or Gressoney, equipment check, and distribution of technical materials. We will start with an introduction to ski mountaineering and off-piste skiing. In the afternoon, we will ascend with skins to the Gnifetti Hut, starting from Punta Indren. The route, short and not too challenging, includes a slow pace and several stops to facilitate acclimatization and enjoy the scenery (expected arrival at 4:00 PM). Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2

Early morning departure to reach Piramide Vincent (4215 m) in a roped party, refining our climbing technique with skins on steep terrain. Return to the Gnifetti Hut, dinner, and overnight stay.

Day 3

In about 3 hours, we will reach Colle del Lys, offering one of the most exciting descents along the Grenz Glacier, ultimately arriving in Zermatt for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 4

Crossing the Colle delle Cime Bianche, we will return to Alagna or Gressoney, skiing along the entire Monterosaski area.

– safety kit: shovel, avalance transceiver, probe
– telescopic ski poles
– skins
– touring skies & boots
– harness
– 1 screwgate carabiner
– ski crampons
– ice-axe
– small towel
– toiletries
– personal first aid kit
– ear-plugs
– sun cream with high protection
– knife
– a pair of light trainers shoes
– 2 pair ski gloves
– thermos- sleeping bag liner
– head torch with emergency batteries
– sun glasses + goggles
– back pack 35-45L
– passport
– windstopper hat + sun hat
– underwear
– 2 pairs wool socks
– cotton socks
– jeans + T-shirt
– ski wear with layers, base layers sets, Mid layer, soft shell, gore-tex shell
– ski jacket and pants with gaiters

The Zermatt Tour program may be modified daily by the guide, in agreement with the participants, considering weather conditions, snow conditions, and the technical level of the group

Safety kit available until we run out of stock

FAQ #1 – In case of bad weather, can I reschedule my trip?
Yes, trips can be rescheduled if weather conditions do not allow the ascent.
FAQ #2 – What is the required fitness level?
To undertake a ski mountaineering ascent, it is necessary to be able to ski on a black slope. Physical endurance, strong legs, and good breath are also required.
FAQ #3 – Is it necessary to have an ABS backpack?
For ski mountaineering trips, the safety kit consisting of an avalanche transceiver (artva), shovel, and probe is mandatory. We provide it if booked within 30 days before the ascent.
FAQ #4 – Can the proposed experiences change?
Certainly! The experiences we offer depend on snow conditions and weather. The assigned guide will suggest similar but alternative routes if the booked excursion is not suitable for the chosen date

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Carving thrills toward Zermatt