A spectacular ski mountaineering excursion that allows to reach the highest and most evocative peak of the Monte Rosa Range through a marvelous ascent along the enchanted Gornergrat Glacier and to spend a night in the very comfortable Monte Rosa Hütte.

An unforgettable experience through the ridges between Switzerland and Italy that offer indescribable views and a priceless 3000 meter ski ride all the way to Zermatt.

  • Dufourspitze, Monte Rosa Massif
  • 2 days
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering to Dufourspitze

Day One: Cervinia - Stockhorn - Cima di Jazzi - Monte Rosa Hütte
The excursion starts from Cervinia, at an elevation of 2050 meters. Taking the cable car the hikers will reach Furi and Mount Stockhorn (3405 meters). The itinerary, then, keeps going with a very beautiful and scenic climb to Mount Cima Jazzi (3805 meters) and, crossing Gorner Glacier, it leads to Monte Rosa Hütte (2883 meters). This cozy and optimally equipped facility will welcome the hikers in its marvelous position and with its warm atmosphere. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day Two: Monte Rosa Hütte - Dufourspitze - Furi - Cervinia
The itinerary resumes and it crosses the Monte Rosa Glacier and continues reaching Dufourspitze (Punta Dufour) at 4634 meters, with a technical and spectacular climb. The itinerary, then, features a marvelous and exciting ski ride that leads to Furi from where, taking the cable car, the hikers will get back to Cervinia .

The ski mountaineering excursion to Dufourspitze (Punta Dufour) is an itinerary for expert ski mountaineers mastering the skiing techniques on all kind of snow and on steep slopes. It features declivities up to 40° and it is rated as OSA (very good ski mountaineer); The ski mountaineering to Dufourspitze features some mountaineering stretches that might have to be faced with pick and crampons.

Price of ski mountaineering to Dufourspitze

€ 950 - 1 person
€ 1250 - 2 persons

The price not includes:

  • Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast (1 night)
  • Cable car tickets
  • Transfers

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Dufourspitze

  • 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 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 45°56'03.0"N 7°38'01.8"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack
  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners

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 ski mountaineering to Dufourspitze (Punta Dufour) with a mountain guide, in the Monte Rosa Range, 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 excursion.
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 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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