Mount Gran Zebrù - Königspitze, 3858 m, in the Ortles Cevedale range, with its spectacular and evocative pyramid shape, is, maybe, the most beautiful and attractive mountain of this enchanting mountainous area. For every mountaineer this is one of the most sought after destinations. Its peak offers spectacular and very wide views from north to south.

  • Gran Zebrù
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Gran Zebrù climbing trip

The Gran Zebrù Normal Route trip can be divided into two parts of a mixed climb -snow, rock and ice- and it is suitable for mountaineers who are in good shape. The mountaineering ascent along the Gran Zebrù Normal Route passes through the Pizzini Refuge where climbers stay for the night.

Climbing to the summit of Mount Gran Zebrù requires 2 days:

Day One, from Rifugio dei Forni Refuge to Pizzini Refuge
Day Two, from Pizzini Refuge to the summit and returning via the same route.

Prices of Gran Zebrù climbing trip

€ 540 - Price for 1 person
€ 800 - Price for 2 persons

The price includes UIAGM - IFMGA Mountain Guide, the price does not include overnight at Pizzini Refuge

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Forni
    Località Forni, Santa Caterina Valfurva
    23030 Valfurva - SO
  • Meeting time to be agreed
  • Geographic coordinates 46°25'12.6"N 10°33'17.8"E

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 Gran Zebrù Normal Route mountaineering ascent with a 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 excursion to the Gran Zebrù.
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 Gran Zebrù climbing trip.
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.