Punta Gnifetti (4554), is a popular mountain peak located in the Pennine Alps of Italy and Switzerland. It is one of the many stunning peaks in the Monte Rosa massif. The mountain is famous for being home to the Capanna Regina Margherita, which is the highest hut in the Alps, offering spectacular views and a base for mountaineers and hikers.

Climbing Punta Gnifetti along the Normal route offers unforgettable emotions and adventures and incredibly rewarding mountaineering experience.

  • Punta Gnifetti, Monte Rosa
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Punta Gnifetti & Margherita Hut mountaineering experience

Climbing to Punta Gnifetti & Margherita Hut features an exciting, scenic and extremely rewarding mountaineering experience. It does not feature extreme technical issues but it entails a good physical effort and a certain confidence with elevation and high mountain environments.

Day 1
Meeting point and departure from Staffal at Gressoney-La-Trinité. Ascent with the cable car up to Indren. About 2 hours walk to the refuge.
Dinner and overnight stay at the Mantova Refuge (3455) or at the Gnifetti Refuge (3610)

Day 2
After breakfast, early in the morning the ascent will start to Punta Gnifetti (Signalkuppe) and Capanna Regina Margherita (4554), passing from the colle del Lys. Descent by the same route and return to Gressoney-La-Trinité with lifts.

Punta Gnifetti & Margherita Hut excursion prices

€ 650 - Price for 1 person
€ 800 - Price for 2 persons
€ 900 - Price for 3 persons
€ 1000 - Price for 4 persons

The price not includes:

Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast (1 nigth)
Cable car tickets

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at
    Località Staffal, 17
    11020 Tache - Gressoney-La-Trinité, AO
  • Meeting time 02.30 pm
  • Geographic coordinates 45°51'28.7"N 7°48'43.4"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners
  • Mountain boots
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • 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, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated 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.
  • 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 climbing to Punta Gnifetti & Margherita Hut, in Monte Rosa, with a UIAGM/IFMGA certified mountain guide, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the mountaineering experience.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the mountain climbing 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 or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.

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