Monterosa Traverse - Switzerland - 5 Days
- Featured in: Advanced Tours, Alpine Ski Touring, Fitness Level 4, Mountaineering Level 3, Skiing Level 3, Swiss starts
The Monte Rosa and its fabulous glaciers is one of the truly great regions in the Alps for ski touring. This itinerary is organised to give you the opportunity to climb some of the higest peaks in the Alps and arrive on the last day of the tour with the best acclimatisation and fitness to climb the Dufourspitze the second higest peak in Europe.
|Region:||Eastern Pennine Alps, Switzerland|
|Time of Year:||Mid March – May|
|Grading:||Read about our grading classifications|
|Mountaineering Ability & Experience||3|
|Number of Days skiing||5|
|Logistics: One Way Tour/Circuit:||Circuit|
|Ratio of Guide to No. of Clients||1:3|
|Base Price:||Please contact Zuba Ski for this seasons prices. Our pricing is per person based on the max guide to client ratio.
What does this include?
|Metres Ascent||Metres Descent|
|Start Location: Zermatt 1,600m|
|Zermatt - lift to Kleine Matterhorn 3,883m - Breithorn 4,164m - Guide d'Ayas Hut 3,425m||282m||740|
|Accommodation: Guide d'Ayas Hut 3,425m|
|Guide d'Ayas Hut 3,425m - Castor 4,221m - Quintino Sella Hut 3,585m||796||636|
|Accommodation: Quintino Sella Hut 3,585m|
|Quintino Sella Hut 3,585m - Il Naso 4,150m – Piramide Vincent 4215 m - Mantova Hut 3,498 m||780||867|
|Accommodation: Mantova hut 3498 m|
|Gnifetti Hut 3,611m - Signal Kuppe 4,554m - Zumsteinspitze 4,563m - Monte Rosa Hut 2,795m||916m||1,768m|
|Accommodation: Monte Rosa Hut 2,795m|
|Monte Rosa Hut 2,795m – Dufourspitze 4634m – Zermatt 1700m||1840m||2930m|
|Finish Location: Zermatt|
This is the suggested itinerary, this programme could change depending on weather conditions prevailing at the time, the guide will have the final say in this matter.