A wonderful ski mountainnering tour offering five days of fantastic paths around Mount Monte Rosa. This tour crosses enchanting environments with very beautiful woods, evocative valleys, majestic glaciers and impressive peaks. The landscapes are really unforgettable.

Also, the itinerary crosses ancient villages where one can still breath the Walser traditions and culture; this tour retraces some ancients ways of communication once used by the merchants through scenic hills and evocative trails. An unforgettable experience within a unique environment.

  • Monte Rosa
  • 5 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering in Monte Rosa

The ski mountaineering in Monterosa offers a 5-day trip starting from, and getting back to, Champoluc. Three overnight stay will be in high mountain, in the characteristic rifugios that can be found through the path, one overnight stay will be in the hotel.

Group planning of the 5-day ski mountaineering trip in Monte Rosa:

> departures every Sunday starting from March 7th until May 16th 2021.

Choose the date or period (in the request form) in which you would like to do the tour and join an existing group.

Tour itinerary and technical information

Day One: from Champoluc to Rifugio Pastore (1575 meters)
The ski mountaineering trip in Monte Rosa starts from Champoluc, at an elevation of 1568 meters, and, through a sweet and incredibly scenic climb, it leads the hikers to Rifugio Pastore, at an elevation of 1575 meters, in the Alagna Valsesia area. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day Two: from Rifugio Pastore to Macugnaga
From Rifugio Pastore the tour resumes early in the morning. Through the spectacular Colle del Turlo (2738 meters) the path leads to Macugnaga, at an elevation of 1327 meters, where the hikers will find their accommodation. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day Three: from Macugnaga to Rifugio Britannia Hütte
From Macugnaga the hiker will take the cable car and they will reach Mount Monte Moro (2796 meters). The itinerary, then, keeps going with a marvelous descent towards Saas-Almagell, a characteristic Swiss village in Canton Vallese. With a transfer the hiker will, then, reach Saas Fee, "La Perla delle Alpi" (the Gem of the Alps) from where, with the cable car again, they will go up to hut Britannia Hütte, at an elevation of 3030 meters, the alpine rifugio of the Mischabel Massif in the Canton Vallese. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day Four: from Rifugio Britannia Hütte to Rifugio Guide del Cervino
From Rifugio Britannia Hütte the path goes up and it crosses Allalin Pass before going down towards the village of Täsch from where the hikers will take the train that will bring them to the characteristic and wonderful little village of Zermatt. Taking the Europe’s highest cable car, then, from Zermatt the mountaineers will go straight to Mount Piccolo Cervino, or Klein Matterhorn, at an elevation of 3883 meters. Shortly, then, the path gets to Rifugio Guide del Cervino (3480 meters), in Plateau Rosà - Testa Grigia. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day Five: from Rifugio Guide del Cervino to Champoluc
From Rifugio Guide del Cervino a marvelous and scenic path leads the hikers to Champoluc. But before that they can have the chance to go up to Mount Breithorn (4165 meters).

The five day ski mountaineering in Monte Rosa is for expert off-piste skiers mastering the skiing techniques on all kind of snows and on steep slopes. It features declivities up to 40° and it is rated as BSA/OSA (good ski mountaineer / very good ski mountaineer); some mountaineering stretches might need to be faced with pick and crampons. 

Price of the ski mountaineering tour in Monte Rosa

€ 1250 - Price per person

The price includes:

  • Local English speaking certified mountain guide
  • Briefing
  • Technical equipment
  • Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast at the hotel (1 nights)
  • Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast at the refuge (3 nights)
  • Cable car tickets
  • Transfers
  • Local tourist tax

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Monterosa Ski
    Loc. Frachey
    11020 Ayas - AO
  • Meeting time to be defined
  • Geographic coordinates 45°51'17.1"N 7°44'00.4"E

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Avalanche backpack
  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners
  • Water bottle
  • Technical apparel
  • Change of clothing
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you.
  • Booking The booking for this experience is to join a group with a shared mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed and the availability left.
  • Price per person The price shown is for one participant in the group excursion with a mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed and the group availability left.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Rigid terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are rigid. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To book the ski mountaineering in Monte Rosa with a shared certified UIAGM mountain guide, you must choose the date in which you wish to take the group excursion and you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the date, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide and all the contact information.