Ski tours in the 4.000 metres high Valais Alps
….guided ski tours in the Monterosa Massif with five 4000 metres high mountains ….
This is a demanding ski crossing in the middle of the glacier world of the Monterosa Massif. By favourable conditions and once we have slowly acclimatized, we have the possibility to ascend five 4000 metres high mountains with skis, and to visit the highest situated mountain hut in the alps. The highlight of the week is the alternative route over the southside of the Monterosa Massif with its stunning descents off the beaten track.
Meeting point at 18:00 at Hotel Bergfreund in Herbriggen. Here your mountain guide will be waiting to wish you welcome and have a tour briefing with you.
After breakfast the hotel shuttle takes us to Zermatt, from where the cable car takes us further to Klein Matterhorn 3882m. The ascent to Breithorn at 4156 m. is the beginning of the ski tour and acclimatization. Skiing the most beautiful snow we reach the Ayas hut at 3425 m. where we will spend the night.
Ascent: 450 m. Descent: 750 m.
Today starts with a descent to Val d’Ayas. With an ascent to Punta Bettolina at 3000 m. we reach the huge flanks to Stafal at 1820 m. Here the cable car takes us to Indren at 3275 m. where we ascend to the Gnifetti hut at 3647 m. to spend the night.
Ascent: 1200 m. Descent: 2400 m.
The alternative for 4 people and by very favourable conditions is the ascent of the Castor at 4223 m.
Liskamm at 4527 m. and Dufourspitze are mighty companions as we ascend to the Signalkuppe (Rifugio Regina Margherita) at 4554 m. and Zumsteinspitze at 4563 m. A very long descent over the Grenzglacier follows to the new Monte Rosa hut at 2883 m. This is where we will spend the night.
Ascent: 1140 m. Descent: 1200 m.
Glacier traverse over the Stockhorn pass at 3384 m. We will turn right after the descent over the Findel glacier and ascend to Adler pass at 3789 m. Depending on our condition and motivation, we can add the Strahlhorn at 4190 m. With a delightful descent over the Allalin glacier and a short counter ascent we reach the Brittania hut at 3030 m. where we will stay overnight.
Ascent: 1400 m. Descent: 1200 m.
Finally, we ascend the Alphubel at 4206 m. The descent to Täschalp is an absolute highlight which brings the ski touring week in the Valais Alps to a close. We will return to Herbriggen and stay the night in Hotel Bergfreund.
Ascent: 1200 m. Descent: 2200 m.
Farewell and return journey
Included in the price
- Organisation by the tour operator Mountain Sports
- 7 days guidance by state certified IVBV mountain guide
- Rental avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel
- High alpine equipment
- Hut and hotel reservations
Not included in the price
- Travel to the destination
- 6 nights in huts with half board approx. 70 CHF per night/ hotel approx. 80 CHF per night
- Cable cars and transfer costs approx. 120 CHF
- Parking fees if arriving by car
- Expenses of the mountain guide
- Ski tour equipment
- Travel insurance
29.03. - 04.04.2020
05.04. - 11.04.2020
19.04. - 25.04.2020
4 people € 700,- per person
5 people € 560,- per person
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