The Traverse of Roccia Nera and Breithorn is an incredible mountaineering experience in the Alps of Monte Rosa. A ridge climb that allows you to cover the Roccia Nera and the Breithorn, in its entirety -Eastern, Central, Western- in a succession of ups and downs with exciting rock passages.

  • Roccia Nera, Breithorn
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Traverse from Roccia Nera to Western Breithorn

Day 01
The meeting with the mountain guide for the equipment check takes place at the Plateau Rosà cable car bottom station in Cervinia. Riding the cable car the alpinists will reach Guide del Cervino refuge (3480 meters) for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 02
The alpinists will climb to the Roccia Nera (4075 meters), then they will traverse from Eastern Breithorn (4139 meters) to the Central Breithorn (4160 meters) and they will finish the spectacular ridge traverse with the Western Breithorn (4165 meters). The alpinists will enjoy a wonderful mountain climbing experience admiring the spectacular panoramic views from the summits. The alpinists will descent along the Normal climbing route and then they will return to Breuil Cervinia with lifts.

Excellent athletic preparation and experience on mixed terrain is required to climb the complete Breithorn traverse.

Mountain guide price for Roccia Nera and Breithorn traverse

€ 1000 - 1 person
€ 1160 - 2 persons

The price not includes:

Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast (1 nigth)
Lifts tickets

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Start of Funivie Cervino (ticket office)
    Piazzale Funivie
    11021 Breuil-Cervinia, AO
  • Meeting time to be agreed
  • Geographic coordinates 45°56'03.0"N 7°38'01.8"E

What to bring

  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Descender
  • 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 reserve a IFMGA-UIAGM Certified Mountain Guides for the Roccia Nera and Breithorn traverse, 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 ascent to Roccia Nera and Eastern, Central, Western Breithorn.
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 complete Breithorn traverse.
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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