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3,250.00

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Spring Ski touring in Monte Rosa

Level: Intermediate
Start date: 19 February
End date: 14 April
Participants: Max 5

My goal

Experience the true essence of spring on Monte Rosa with an unparalleled ski touring adventure. Discover 18 peaks soaring beyond 4000 m and 2 refuges perched above 3000 m, including the iconic Capanna Margherita, Europe’s highest refuge. Delight in diverse slopes and panoramic views, creating the ideal setting for an exhilarating ski touring experience on Monte Rosa.

Get ready to strap on your backpack, free your heels, and prepare your mind and heart for this thrilling journey. Our experienced guides will guide you through the wonders of Monte Rosa, ensuring an unforgettable and safe adventure.

You can check out the Monterosa webcam to get a glimpse of the stunning views and conditions before your trip.

1 skier € 3250,00
2 skiers € 2050,00 / person
3 skiers € 1660,00 / person
4 skiers € 1460,00 / person
5 skiers € 1350,00 / person

 

The price includes: ski guide of Alagna or Gressoney the 3 days of the tour, half board at Capanna Gnifetti, ski guide half board, 1 Monterosaski day pass, technical equipment (harness, crampons), safety kit (avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe).

Day 1: Warm-up A day crafted to acquaint ourselves with climbing using skins and free heels around the Monterosaski freeride area. Our goals for the day include navigating couloirs, exploring soft slopes, and engaging in steep skiing to put our skills, legs, and group desires to the test. Return in time for a satisfying dinner at Rifugio Gabiet.

Day 2: Pillonet Adventure
We kick off early in the morning with an exhilarating ascent to the 2700 m high Colle del Pillonet, commanding views over Ayas and Valtournenche. Post-skinning, brace yourselves for an unforgettable descent to Cheneil, a picturesque hamlet in Valturnanche—Valle d’Aosta’s only car-inaccessible village. Dinner and overnight stay in the charming setting of Cheneil.

Day 3: Off-Piste Exploration
A day devoted to uncovering Val d’Aosta’s premier freeride spots in Cheneil, Valtournenche, and Cervinia, all aimed at reaching the pinnacle of Rifugio Teodulo at 3317 meters. As evening falls, we convene in the cozy ambiance of the mountain hut, where the Matterhorn graciously peers in through the expansive dining room windows, overseeing our dining experience.”A day exploring the off-piste areas of Val d’Aosta in Cheneil Valtournenche and Cervinia. Arrival at Rifugio Teodulo, dinner, and overnight stay.

Day 4: Raid to Zermatt
Embarking on an early morning adventure to the iconic Zermatt, we deliberate on the choice between an exhilarating ascent using lifts to Plateau Rosa or a direct climb from Rifugio Teodulo. Strapping on our skins, we conquer Colle della Porta Nera, setting the stage for a thrilling descent along the glacier’s entirety. The night is spent in the enchanting town of Zermatt, nestled amidst the majestic Swiss Alps

Day 5: Return to Gressoney or Alagna
Thanks to the lifts of the Little Matterhorn, we’ll return to Val d’Aosta along the Valle di Cime Bianche or the Glacier di Verra. Arrival in Gressoney or Alagna expected in the afternoon.

– 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 program may be adjusted daily by the guide, in agreement with the participants, taking into account 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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Spring Ski touring in Monte Rosa

3,250.00


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