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NORMAL ROUTES ON MONTE ROSA

THE 4000 METERS BAPTISM – GIORDANI MOUNTAIN PEAK 4046 METERS
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Reaching a peak that exceeds the 4000 meters high is a bit the dream of all mountain lovers. The climb to Giordani Peak is not particularly difficult and is affordable for any average experienced hikers, and thanks to the ski lifts to Indren Peak is easily accessible by day with a hike on the glacier.

PROGRAM

Meeting in the early morning, at the opening of the sky lifts, at the station of the cable car in Alagna, departure to Indren Peak. From here the hike starts. Return in the afternoon.
Duration of ascent 2:30 – around 3:00. Descent along the same route.
Difficulty: F – easy hike on a glacier – 750 m in altitude –

INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 310.00
2 people – € 170.00
3 people – € 125.00
4 people – € 100.00
5 people – € 90.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts.

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THE 4000M EASY ROUTES OF MONTE ROSA
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

Vincent, Black Horn:

1 person – € 380.00
2 people – € 210.00
3 people – € 155.00
4 people – € 125.00
5 people – € 110.00

Ludvigshoehe:

1 person – € 420.00
2 people – € 225.00
3 people – € 160.00
4 people – € 130.00
5 people – € 110.00

Zumstein:

1 person – € 400.00
2 people – € 240.00
3 people – € 185.00
4 people – € 160.00
5 people – € 145.00

Parrot:

1 person – € 400.00
2 people – € 220.00
3 people – € 160.00
4 people – € 130.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

The Monte Rosa is among the great mountains, one that offers perhaps the best chance to climb to the highest mountain of low difficulty. In fact many of its peaks are reached by the glaciers with short and easy climbs, ideal for first experiences in high altitude. All ascents are made in a day and a half with overnight stay in the refuge.

CHOOSE YOUR DESTINATION

Vincent Pyramid 4215 meters

Easy hike on a glacier.

Black Horn 4321 meters

From the glacier a short steep slope of snow / ice and a few steps on a rocky ridge.

Ludwighöhe 4342 meters

From the glacier a short snowy ridge.

Parrot 4435 meters

Crossing pass from the Sesia mount to Piode mount on snowy ridges and sharp strokes.

Zumstein 4563 meters

To Gnifetti mount easy but long hike on a glacier, then short and easy snowy ridge and final rocks. Beautiful view on the east face of Monte Rosa, the highest in the Alps.

PROGRAM

1 day:

Meeting the early afternoon at the headquarters of the school, materials control, take the cable car to Indren Peak. From here in 1 ½ hours of walking you reach the refuge Gnifetti where we spend the night.

Day 2:

at 5am in the morning wake-up and breakfast. Around 6am departure to one of the proposed goals.

Difficulty: F to PD – essentially paths glacier climbing with short final; It is required a discrete workout.

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HUT REGINA MARGHERITA – 4554 METERS
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 450.00
2 people – € 245.00
3 people – € 180.00
4 people – € 145.00
5 people – € 125.00

COLLECTIVE TOUR

3 to 5 people € 180.00 per person

Every Wednesday / Thursday and Saturday / Sunday from late June to mid-September.

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

The highest refuge in Europe, a favorite destination of every mountain enthusiast. It’s great hiking in a high mountain environment typical with large glaciers, seracs and sweeping views. The effort made during the climb is richly rewarded by panoramic views among the largest in the Alps from the Maritime to the Dolomites with all the Po valley, while to the north the view is lost among more than 40 mountains over the fateful altitude of 4000 meters.

PROGRAM
1 day:

the afternoon meeting at the headquarters of the school, materials control, take the cable car to Indren Peak. From here in about 1 hour and a half walk to reach the Gnifetti refuge where you spend the night.

Day 2:

at 5 in the morning wake-up and breakfast. At 6 am departure. In about 5 hours of walking you reach the hut. After a break of about one hour to rest, refresh and enjoy the panorama start the descent.

Difficulty: F – path on the glacier with a good development; It is required a discrete workout.

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MONTEROSA

CROSSING THE PEAKS OF MONTE ROSA
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 650.00
2 people – € 350.00
3 people – € 260.00
4 people – € 210.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

Three days to spend in high mountains surrounded by majestic peaks and glaciers, the opportunity to spend a night at the Margherita Refuge (the highest in Europe) and six 4000m peaks are the features of this ambitious not difficult program, within reach of many people if well trained. Collectors come forward!

PROGRAM
1 day:

The afternoon meeting at the headquarters of the school, materials control, take the cable car to Indren Peak. From here in 1 ½ hours of walking you reach the Gnifetti refuge where we spend the night.

Day 2:

At 6:30am waking up in the morning and breakfast. At 7:30am departure. During the descent will go up in succession the Parrot Peak (4435 meters), the Ludwighöhe (4342 meters), the Black Horn (Corno Nero) (4321 meters) and the Pyramid Vincent (4215 meters).

Day 3:

At 6:30am waking up in the morning and breakfast. At 7:30am departure. During the descent will go up in succession the Parrot Peak (4435 meters), the Ludwighöhe (4342 meters), the Black Horn (Corno Nero) (4321 meters) and the Pyramid Vincent (4215 meters).

Difficulty: PD – paths almost entirely on the glacier with some short steep sections; it requires no previous mountaineering experience, but good training and acclimatization, as you are at high altitude for several days.

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THE SOLDIER’S HEIGHT – ‘CRESTA DEL SOLDATO’ - GIORDANI PEAK 4046 M OR PYRAMID VINCENT PEAK 4215 M
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

Giordani Peak:

1 person – € 350.00
2 people – € 215.00

Vincent Pyramid:

1 person – € 410.00
2 people – € 250.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the cost of the ticket to the ski lifts.

Easy Mixed crest perfect start to take its first steps on this type of terrain where rock and snow alternate amusing passages.
Guests can choose from the easy climb that ends at Giordani Peak or longer variant that comes on the Vincent Peak.

PROGRAM

From Alagna at 7:30. Ascent by cable car to Indren Peak where you reach the glacier Bors and take at the base of the ridge. Climb to the ridge. Descent along the normal route.
Return to Alagna by cable car.

Difficulty: PD + – easy climb mixed and rock with steps up to the 3rd degree alternating with easier stretches. Ideal to get familiar with the high mountain mixed terrain.

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NORMAL ROUTE ON THE EASTERN LYSKAMM - 4532 METRES
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 600.00

2 person – € 350.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

Famous mountain for the elegance of its form and its icy walls; the normal route is a wonderful course on very air snowy ridges and panoramic. While not presenting significant technical difficulties this route is reserved for mountaineers discreetly trained and that have a good familiarity in the use of crampons.

PROGRAM
1 day:

the afternoon meeting at the headquarters of the school, materials control, take the cable car to Indren Peak. From here in about 1 hour and a half walk to reach the Gnifetti refuge where you spend the night.

Day 2:

wake up at 4:00, breakfast and departure at 5:00. It follows the normal route to the Gnifetti Peak up near the Balmenhorn. From here you leave the track and head to the Discovery rocks (‘Rocce della Scoperta’) at the base of the East of the Eastern Lyskamm ridge. Follow this ridge to the summit paying attention to any frames. The descent is along the same route.

Difficulty: AD – very aerial crest, it is not particularly difficult climbing, but requires a good mastery of the use of crampons and a good workout.

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‘SELLA’ RIDGE IN EASTERN LYSKAMM - 4532 METRES
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 650.00

2 person – € 375.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

Variant to climb to the summit of Lyskamm, this ridge even after a period of bad weather is turning in good condition and allows a ‘climbing enjoyable and great fun high alpine mixed terrain.

PROGRAM
1 day:

I find the early afternoon at the headquarters of the school, materials control, take the cable car to Indren Peak. From here in 1 ½ hours of walking you reach the refuge Gnifetti where we spend the night.

Day 2:

At 5am wake up and breakfast. Deaprture at 6:00 am. At first you reach the ‘Naso del Lyskamm’ and after getting down of the ‘Colle della Fronte’ – ‘Fronte’ Hill you start climbing. Once the summit descend to ‘Colle del Lys’ – Lys Hill along the normal route and from there continue to Indren Peak, return to Alagna by cable car.

Difficulty: AD – the difficulties are mainly rocky (steps of 2 ° +), but we must not underestimate the descent to reach the Colle della Front and also the return along the normal route requires much attention.

CROSSING LYSKAMM
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 800.00

2 person – € 450.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

The ridge hike for excellence; aerial, panoramic, not particularly difficult, with breathtaking views of the entire Alps. You will live a unique two days on one of the most beautiful peaks of the Monte Rosa range.

PROGRAM
1 day:

the afternoon meeting at the headquarters of the school, materials control, take the cable car to Indren Peak. From here in about 1 hour and a half walk to reach the refuge Gnifetti where you spend the night.

2 day:

wake up at 4:00, breakfast and departure at 5:00. Go along the normal route to Oriental Lyskamm. From here we continue to the Western summit along the ridge mainly snowy and the numerous frames which we must pay close attention. Towards the Western Lyskamm some rocky stretches. The descent is towards the Sella Refuge from where you continue towards the ‘Colle della Bettaforca’ – Bettaforca Hill. The return to Alagna takes place through the facilities of the Monterosa ski area.

Difficulty: AD – famous and long crossed the ridge; the technical difficulties are minimal, but it requires good training, a good experience in the use of crampons and habit to the exposed situation.

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THE NORMAL ROUTE TO DUFOUR PEAK (‘PUNTA DUFOUR’) - 4634 METRES
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 800.00

2 person – € 450.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

It is the highest peak of Monte Rosa, as well as the second highest mountain in the Alps.
Only at the top of Dufour you can say that you were on the peak of Monte Rosa.
Beautiful mixed climb that requires good mountaineering skills: passages of 3rd grade rock and thin snow ridges. The ascent can be carried out in 2 days (going directly to Margarita Hut the first day); for the less acclimatized you may want to break up the climb to Margherita Hut by using the Gnifetti Refuge for one night (the guide will rise in Gnifetti on the second day to go along with you).

PROGRAM
1 day:

Ascent to Margherita Hut along the normal route of the Lys glacier, Colle del Lys and Colle Gnifetti. From Indren Peak about 5 hours, from Signalkuppe Refuge about 4 hours. Dinner and overnight at the shelter.

Day 2:

5:00 am wake up, breakfast and departure at 6:00 am. Crossing the Zumstein Gate you reach the base of the south ridge, Italian normal route to the Dufour Peak. Ascent takes approximately 3:00 to 3:30 hours. The return itinerary makes the same route. Colle Gnifetti it joins the normal route to the Gnifetti Peak that you follow up to Indren Peak. Return to with ski facilities.

Difficulty: AD / AD + – demanding climb; It required some previous climbing experience in the high mountains, a good mastery of the use of crampons and a good workout.

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REY RIDGE TO DUFOUR PEAK - 4634 METRES
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 850.00

2 person – € 475.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide

The perfect line. A rocky outcrop that bears directly on top of the highest mountain of the Rose. The rock quality is very good and climbing is fun and very rewarding!
The descent to the South ridge (italian normal route) still requires a lot of concentration.

PROGRAM
1 day:

ascent to Margherita Hut along the normal route of the Lys glacier, Colle del Lys and Colle Gnifetti. From Indren Peak about 5 hours, from Ref. Signalkuppe about 4 hours. Dinner and overnight at the shelter.

Day 2:

alarm clock at 5:00, departure at about 6:00. It start descending along the Grenz Glacier until you pass the buttresses up Zumstein Peak. From here you have to climb the glacier making a wide turn to the right until you reach the foot of the ridge. The climb is becoming increasingly vertical, but the rock is generally very good. It will come out right on top maximum near the cross. The descent is along the normal route through the Porta Zumstein. Following the trail up to Gnifetti Peak returns pointed Indren. Return to Alagna by cable car.

Difficulty: D – long rock climb in isolated environment. Steps up to the 4th. The descent down the Italian normal route still requires close attention. It requires a good workout.

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THE ITALIANS ROUTE TO PARROT PEAK - 4434 METRES
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 850.00

2 person – € 475.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the return ticket of the sky lifts from Indren Peak to Alagna.

This route surpass in an intelligent and panoramic way the wild Valsesian side of Monte Rosa. A historical itinerary and the taste of the past on a complex wall and among the highest in the Alps. A climb not to be missed!!

PROGRAM
1 day:

meeting in the morning at the headquarters of the school, control of materials and starting with the shuttle bus to the White Water (‘L’Acqua Bianca’). From here along trails, moraines and short sections with fixed ropes you arrive at the Bivouac Gugliermina – former Valsesia (‘Bivacco Gugliermina’). Dinner and overnight.

Day 2:

alarm clock at 4:00, departure at about 5:00. Following the ridge on which stands the bivouac you come to the flat glacier Piode. From here the terrain becomes mixed until it reaches the end cap that becomes slope until you reach the ridge near a prominent gendarme. In just a few easy meters on the ridge you reach the summit. The descent is along the normal route which takes around 2.5 hours to Indren Peak. Return to Alagna by cable car.

Difficulty: AD / AD + – long ascent Mixed requiring discrete technical skills and a good resistance. Already the approach to the bivouac it puts yourself in a tough test.

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SIGNAL RIDGE TO GNIFETTI PEAK - 4554 METRES
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INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE

1 person – € 900.00

2 person – € 500.00

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the return ticket of the sky lifts from Indren Peck to Alagna.

One of the most famous peaks in the Alps; a “great course” that everyone should have in the curriculum of a classic mountaineering. The departure at sunrise from the Resegotti bivouac is a magical moment.

PROGRAM
1 day:

meeting in the morning at the headquarters of the school, material control and transfer by shuttle bus to Water White (‘L’Acqua Bianca’). From here you embark on the path that passing from Barba Ferrero Refuge leads to the top of the moraine of the Vines. Following the tracks you arrive to the South of Glacier Locce; along the “spine of the Horse” you get to the final partition wall. A series of chains lead directly to the bivouac Resegotti.

Day 2:

Wake up at 4:30, starting around 5:30. It goes along the ridge which has alternations of snow and rock up to Signal Hill. From here the ridge straightens up to the Margherita Hut. The descent is along the normal route. In about 3 hours you get to the Indren Peak. Hence you return to Alagna by cable car.

Difficulty: D – difficulties mainly rocky (steps of 4 °), it requires a lot of training and acclimatization in the high mountains.

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ALPS

MONT BLANC 4807 M
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COST OF PARTICIPATION

1 person – € 900
2 people – € 525

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide.

It is The Mountain! The highest summit of the Alps, courted, coveted and climb every year by mountaineers from all over the world … either as a culmination of a season or mountaineer life, whether in anticipation of more high and distant mountains.

PROGRAM
1 day:

trasferimento a Chamonix e salita con gli impianti al Refuge des Cosmiques.

Day 2:

wake up at 2 o’clock in the morning departure from the shelter and start the climb to the summit passing Col Maudit, descent and return during the day.

Difficulty: PD + – climb up ice and snow with some steep sections requires a good mastery of the use of crampons. Given the length of the slope and the height at which it takes place it requires a good acclimatization, with already some 4000 behind us, and a good workout.

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CERVINO 4,478 M
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COST OF PARTICIPATION

1 person – € 950

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide and any other transfer fees.

The most famous mountain in the world. The perfection of its lines is unmistakable; from anywhere you look you can not remain indifferent … every mountaineer dreams to climb it! Both normal routes have advantages and disadvantages: the Italian is more difficult technically and it is less crowded; the Swiss is easier but longer and definitely crowded.

PROGRAM
1 day:

Transfer to Zermatt and climb to HoÅNrnlihütte.

Day 2:

wake up early in the morning and departure from the refuge for the ascent to the summit, descent and return during the day.

wake up early in the morning and departure from the refuge for the ascent to the summit, descent and return during the day.

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MONVISO 3,841 M
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COST OF PARTICIPATION

1 person – € 550
2 people – € 290
3 people – € 195

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the round way ticket of the sky lifts, half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide and any other transfer fees.

Climb the mountain symbol of the Piemonte Region, on the normal summer route, itinerary entirely of rock with short and easy climbing passages. On this majestic summit you can enjoy breathtaking views of the entire Alps up to the plain.

PROGRAM
1 day:

meeting with mountain guide in the afternoon in the parking lot of Pian del Re and easy path to Sella Refuge where we stay for the night.

Day 2:

Starting from the refuge to reach the Colle della Segnette , from which you cross what years ago was the glacier face and then for the easy ridge you reach the top. Descent by the same route.

Difficoltà:

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GRAN PARADISO 4,061 M
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COST OF PARTICIPATION

1 person – € 400
2 people – € 220 / person
3 people – € 160 / person
4 people – € 130 / person
5 people – € 110 / person

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

the assistance of the Alpine Guide, the third party insurance, the use of common materials and the possible rental of missing equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

the half pensions in shelters and the expenses of the Alpine Guide and any other transfer fees.

The only 4000 m entirely in Italian territory. The climb to the summit along technically easy glaciers, is often the baptism of 4000 for many climbers. From the top of the magnificent panorama of the main chain of the Alps.

PROGRAMMA
1 day:

transfer to Valsavaranche and climb to Chabod or Vittorio Emanuele Refuge.

Day 2:

climb to the top, down and back.

Difficulty: F + – easy hike on a glacier, for many it is the baptism of 4000. It required a decent workout.

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VALESESIAN’S RIDGES

THE NORTH RIDGE OF TAGLIAFERRO
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COST OF PARTICIPATION
Ascent in one day

1 person € 400
2 persons € 250

Ascent in two days with an overnight stay at the Ferioli Refuge

1 person € 500
2 persons € 300

The most beautiful ridge of Valsesia, demanding route (steps of 4th / 5th grade D), but very rewarding. Straddling Valsesia and Valsermenza with breathtaking views over the south of the Monte Rosa and all Valsesian peaks but not only!

PROGRAM

Meeting with mountain guide early in the morning in the charming village of Rima in Valsermanza, climb an easy path to attack the ridge at Mud hill (about 2 hours).
From here begins the actual climb with a gradient of
600m, 900m, and a development of some sections with passages of 4th degree and a passing 5 ° – (about 5/6 hour).
After reaching the top we descend on the traces of the first part and then an easy route of the normal summer route.
The program can be modified starting from Alagna.

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