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Monterosa Traverse/Zermatt & Saas Fee 4000ers - Switzerland - 7 Days

The Monte Rosa and Mischabel, together they make one of the largest glacier systems of the Alps, with probably the highest concentration of peaks over 4000 meters. You will spend 7 days ski touring between Italy and Switzerland crossing some of the biggest glaciers of the area and you have the possibility to climb many peaks over 4000 meters. Throughout you will be amongst some of the most impressive Alpine scenery.

Region: Eastern Pennine Alps, Switzerland
Time of Year: April - June
Grading: Read about our grading classifications
Skiing Grade: 4
Fitness Grade: 4
Mountaineering Ability & Experience 3
Number of Days skiing: 7
Logistics: One Way Tour / Circuit: Circular
Ratio of Guide to No. of Clients 1:4
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 - Adler Pass 3,789m - Strahlhorn 4,190m - Britannia Hut 3,030m 1,395m 1,161m
Accommodation: Britannia Hut 3,030m
Day 6
Britannia Hut 3,030m - Allalinhorn 4,027m - Langflue Restaurant / Hut 2,846m 1,000m
Accommodation: Langflue Restaurant / Hut 2,846m
Day 7
Langflue Restaurant / Hut 2,846m - Alphubel 4,164m - Täsch 1,450m  1,318m
Finish Location: Täsch 1,450m (easy train access back to 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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