Splitboarding and Ski Touring in Monte Rosa
Summit Climb to Margherita Hut and Signalkuppe

Monte Rosa ski touring to summit, capanna margherita, with mountain guide 410€

A thrilling ski touring adventure, the ascent to the highest mountain hut in Europe: Capanna Margherita (4554 m.), on the Gnifetti Peak, with our experienced mountain guide!

DURATION

2 days / 1 night
On request, it is possible to extend the Signalkuppe ski touring climb.
Or check our other splitboarding and ski touring tour programs in the italian Alps.


LEVEL

  • Suitable for skiiers and snowboarders with experience in off-piste, good fitness level and capable to walk up for +1000 m.
  • The ascent and descent are not particularly technical but you will walk roped on the glacier.

WHERE

Meeting in Gressoney Staffal (Monte Rosa, Aosta Valley).


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From April to May.
For summer season, check our Signalkuppe and Margherita Hut classic mountaineering program.


TOUR TYPE

The Monte Rosa ski tour with climb to the summit (4.554m) with expert alpine guides and overnight stay in mountain huts.

Monte Rosa ski touring weekend

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2 days with Mountain Guide to explore the magnificent Monte Rosa massif scenario
  • Reach Punta Gnifetti (Signalkuppe, 4.554 m.) and the highest mountain hut in Europe, Capanna Regina Margherita
  • A classic ski touring itinerary that you cant miss while visiting the Alps!
  • The first day you can do an extra excursion to another 4000 m. peak to get acclimatized
  • If snow conditions will be good, enjoy a 3000 m. descent from the Monte Rosa summit straight to Gressoney village (starting/ending point)
  • Ideal ski tour for who is at the first 4000 m. experience
  • The program of the ski tour to Monte Rosa summit (with skies or splitboards) can be tailor made according to the time at your disposal and your ski touring level
  • Possibility to include other summits around Monte Rosa
  • A good chanche to improve your technique and your orienteering skills with our Mountain Guide advices
  • Possibility to modify program with other outdoor activities or visites

PROGRAM IN BRIEF

1st day
Meeting with our mountain guide at Gressoney Staffal cable cars departure.
With liftes you will reach Punta Indren (3,270 m) and start to walk with skis on your feet to Città di Mantova mountain hut (3,498 m), in about 1 hour, or the Gnifetti hut (3,647 m), about 2.5 hours from Punta Indren.
Dinner and overnight i mountain hut.
Difference in height: + 400 m

2nd day
Early in the morning, after breakfast, departure from the refuge for the ascent to the Capanna Margherita and Monte Rosa summit.
You will climb the glacier up to the Pyramid Vincent, the Cristo delle Vette (Balmenhorn), then, passing the base of the Corno Nero, Ludwigshoe and Parrot peaks, you reach the Colle del Lys (4,250 m). Going slightly downhill under the Punta Parrot, you come under the Punta Gnifetti, from which, with ascending traverse and short final push with crampons on foot, you reach the hut. From the summit you will then go downhill surrounded by the magical panorama of the glacier and in front of some of the peaks that have made the history of mountaineering. If the snow conditions are good, you can ski down down to Gressoney, for a great descent of 3000 m.!
Arrival in Gressoney, greet with the guide and return to your destinations.

TAILOR-MADE YOUR EXPERIENCE

Program can be modified according to your needs and ideas. Contact us to receive your tailor-made price and itinerary based on your expectations!

DO YOU NEED PRIVATE TRANSFERS?

If you need a private transfer to reach the starting point, we can provide a private car with driver to pick you up from your destination. Contact us to receive more information!

Monte Rosa ski tour, Aosta Valley Alps

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PRIVATE RAID

Every day of the week

410 euro
For 4 participants


The Monte Rosa and Capanna Margherita ski tour can be organized for both individuals or private groups.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

GROUP RAID

No planned departures yet.
Learn how to set up your group date.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • English speaking certified UAIGM Mountain Guide (or other languages if available) for 2 days and his expenses
  • 1 overnight stay in shared rooms (6-8 beds) in a mountain hut
  • Breakfasts and dinners in the mountain hut (beverages for dinner to pay on spot)
  • Packed lunch for day 2
  • Ski liftes
  • Crampons, ice axe and harness rental

ACCOMMODATION

Rifugio Città di Mantova or Gnifetti Mountain Hut

Rifugio Mantova Monte Rosa Rifugio Città di Mantova Rifugio Mantova 3498m

EXTRAS ON REQUEST


Prices on request

EQUIPMENT

Harness, crampons and ice axe rental are included in tour price.
Each participants must have his own ski touring or splitboarding equipment.

  • Ski or splitboard with skins
  • Ski poles
  • Ski crampons
  • Avalanche kit (Artva, shove and probe

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Aosta Valley
  • Activities: Ski Touring
  • Page Title: Ski Touring to Monte Rosa Summit - Signalkuppe and Margherita Hut - With Mountain Guide

Via Argentero 4, Torino

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011.0891022

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Outdoor Travel Company - Tour Operator
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10126 - Torino
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