Ski Mountaineering Tour to Monterosa

Spectacular ski mountaineering tour to Monte Rosa that will let you live an exciting high mountain experience.

The itinerary reaches peaks higher that 4000 meters and the hikers will ski through the most beautiful glaciers in the Alps. This package offers a grand two day traverse starting from, and getting back to, Breiul-Cervinia. The ski mountaineering tour to Monterosa is perfect for the hikers that want to reach these peaks without climbing an excessive elevation gain being able, though, to enjoy the great fun of the endless and spectacular off-piste ski descents.

The schedule features the climb to Mount Breithorn, 4165 meters, and to Punta Nifetti, 4554 meters, where the hikers will find the famous Capanna Margherita, Europe’s highest rifugio; from there the mountaineers will ski through the Cime Bianche towards Gressoney and through the spectacular glacier of Grenz heading to the Swiss side, all the way to Zermatt.

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

Information about the ski mountaineering tour to Monte Rosa

Meeting Day
6:00 pm meeting in Breuil-Cervinia, briefing with the mountain guide, dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day One
Ascent to Mount Piccolo Cervino by cable car. Ski mountaineering excursion to the summit of Mount Breithorn Occidentale at an elevation of 4165 meters, with a 670 meter elevation gain. Off-piste ski descent through the Cime Bianche all the way to Champoluc, in valley Alta Val d’Ayas, with a 2600 meter elevation loss. Transfer to the hotel in Gressoney, dinner and overnight stay.

Day Two
Ascent to Mount Colle del Lys, 4151 meters, by cable car and wonderful helicopter tour over the majestic and spectacular glaciers. Ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Cima Nifetti and to Capanna Margherita, 4556 meters, with a 400 meter elevation gain. 15+ Kilometer off-piste ski descent with a 3000 meter elevation gain through the Grenz Glacier zigzagging among huge seracs and ice walls, before Mount Cervino, all the way to Zermatt in Switzerland. Ascent to Mount Piccolo Cervino by cable car. 3000 meter elevation loss ski descent to Cervinia through the ski track.

Price of the ski mountaineering tour to Monte Rosa

€ 890 - up to 2 persons
€ 1110 - 3 persons
€ 1300 - 4 persons

The price not includes:

  • Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast in the hotel
  • Helicopter
  • Cable car tickets
  • Transfers


Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering tour to Monte Rosa

  • Meeting point On the day of the appointment, meet your guide:
    Hotel Piolet
    Via Funivie, 3
    1021 Breuil-Cervinia - AO
  • Meeting time 6.00 pm
  • Geographic coordinates 45°56'00.2"N 7°37'53.4"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 tour to Monte Rosa 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 backcountry skiing tour to Monterosa.
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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