Mount Punta Giordani is a beautiful and evocative mountain touching an elevation of 4046 meters. The ski mountaineering excursion to its summit is a particularly interesting itinerary, as far as both the mountaineering and landscape aspects are concerned.

The beauty of the environment that it crosses make it a very evocative path that rewards the skiers with a thrilling ascent and with a super fun and priceless ski ride.

  • Punta Giordani, Monte Rosa Massif
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering to Punta Giordani

The ski mountaineering to Punta Giordani starts from Staffal (Gressoney), Alagna or Frachey (Champoluc), the skiers will take the cable car and they will go up to Indren, at an elevation of 3275 meters. The ski touring itinerary starts from the top station of the Indren cable car, at an elevation of 3275 meters.

Going up heading north the itinerary leads to glacier Ghiacciaio Indren. As they keep going up on some ramps (steep at times) the skiers will go up skirting the huge seracs on the side of the mountain. The terminal ridge, then, is reached overtaking a last slope. After leaving their skis, the mountaineers will go up a short but very exposed rocky stretch that leads to a small Madonna statue on the summit.

The ski ride, really fun and thrilling, takes place through the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Punta Giordani from Indren in the Monte Rosa massif starts from an elevation of 3275 meters and it leads to a maximum elevation of 4046 meters. The itinerary is rated as BSA (good ski mountaineer) and it features a 771 meter elevation gap. The path during the descent faces south.

Price of ski mountaineering to Punta Giordani

€ 420 - 1 person
€ 450 - 2 persons
€ 550 - 3 persons
€ 600 - 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the ski touring experience to Punta Giordani

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at the Start of Monterosa Freeride Paradise:

    Fraz. Bonda, 19
    13021 Alagna Valsesia, VC

    Località Staffal, 17
    11020 Tache - Gressoney-La-Trinité, AO

    Route Ramey, 69
    11020 Ayas, Champoluc, AO
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 45°51'12.2"N 7°56'06.8"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
  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • 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.
  • Skipass The excursion requires the skipass, which is not included in the price, and may be purchased at the ski-lift ticket offices in the departure area.
  • 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.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To book the ski mountaineering to Punta Giordani with a mountain guide, in the Monte Rosa Massif, 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 ski touring 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 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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