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Monterosa Traverse - Switzerland - 5 Days

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
Skiing Grade: 3
Fitness Grade: 4
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?

Itinerary Overview

Metres Ascent Metres Descent
Start Location: Zermatt 1,600m
Day 1
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
Day 2
Guide d'Ayas Hut 3,425m - Castor 4,221m - Quintino Sella Hut 3,585m 796 636
Accommodation: Quintino Sella Hut 3,585m
Day 3
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
Day 4
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
Day 5
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.

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