Monte Rosa Day trip

HIGH MOUNTAIN TOUR

Over 4000 m

in one day

Varied day trips to the Monte Rosa region with impressive challenges: an ascent of Punta Giordani (4064 m) or the breathtaking experience of Mont Blanc and its view of Monte Viso to Bernin thanks to the excursion of the Vincentpyramid.

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High mountain tour

We are happy to advise you on the requirements of each altitude excursion. On request, you can receive the necessary equipment and enjoy the organization of your overstay nights. Here you will find useful information about the necessary fitness and difficulty levels.

High mountain tour Mont Blanc

Requirements & Fitness

THE MOUNTAIN RANGE OF VALAIS ALPS

The first high altitude excursion of the Monte Rosa region took place in 1778 during the search for the fabulous treasure of the “Lost Valley”. Today, the mountainous region with its multiple peaks over 4000m is a popular destination for all enthusiasts of mountaineering, climbing, hiking and winter sports.

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Day trip Monte Rosa

Vincentpyramid regular route

The Vincentpyramid (4215m) – this summit was named in honor of the first person to climb it, Johann Nikolaus Vincent. It is located on the eastern part of the Lys Glacier and is a popular day trip. The climb takes us via the Lys Glacier and via the north flank directly to the summit. A magnificent and technically simple excursion on one of the four-thousanders of Monte Rosa.

Tour

FACTS

1 Day (6-7 h)

Duration

from 1 person

Group size

2

Condition level

1

Requirement level

+ 940 m - 940 m

Ascent & descent height

PYR. VINCENT REGULAR ROUTE
P.GIORDANI regular route

Tour

FACTS

1 Day (4-5 h)

Duration

1-5 persons

Group size

1

Condition level

1

Requirement level

+ 770 m - 770 m

Ascent & descent height

Day trip Monte Rosa

Punta Giordani Regular route

Punta Giordani (4046 m) – the lowest four-thousanders of Monte Rosa and the fastest summit to reach. Giordani Point with its summit stature was named after the first person to climb it, Pietro Giordani. The ideal summit for his first ascent of a four-thousanders. The climb takes us directly to Pointe Indren (train station) via the south-west flank. A beautiful and technically simple day trip to one of the four-thousanders of Monte Rosa.

Day trip Monte Rosa

Breithorn Regular route

The ascent of the Breithorn and its 4165 m requires at the price of a reasonable acclimatization at best an average condition and is among the most affluent four-thousanders. In fact, the ideal mountain for beginners and families. The panorama of the four-thousanders of Valais, the Matterhorn, the Weisshorn, the Dom … will leave you with an enchanted face.

Tour

FACTS

1 Day (5-6 h)

Duration

5 Persons

Group size

1

Condition level

1

Requirement level

+ 700 m - 700 m

Ascent & descent height

BREITHORN REGULAR ROUTE
LUDWIGSHÖHE SCHWARZHORN

Tour

FACTS

1 Day (7-9 h)

Duration

4 Persons

Group size

2

Condition level

1

Requirement level

+ 950 m - 1300 m

Ascent & descent height

Day trip Monte Rosa

Ludwigshöhe Schwarzhorn Regular route

The Schwarzhorn (Corno Nero) and the Ludwigshöhe are two peaks that are not only beautiful but easy to reach by a single day trip. From the peaks, the view of the Liskamm and the four-thousanders of Valais is mesmerizing.

Day trip Monte Rosa

Vincentpyramid SW ridge

The Vincentpyramid (4215 m) – The southwest ridge of the Vincent Pyramid offers easy climbing passages with beautiful passages on snowfields. The ideal excursion for those who would like to prepare for Dufourspitze. Or simply to enjoy the panorama on Mont Blanc.

Tour

FACTS

1 Day (6-7 h)

Duration

2 Persons

Group size

2

Condition level

2

Requirement level

+ 940 m - 940 m

Ascent & descent height

PYR. VINCENT SW RIDGE
P. Giordani Cresta del Soldato

Tour

FACTS

1 Day (7-8 h)

Duration

2 Persons

Goup size

2

Condition level

2

Requirement level

+ 970 m - 970 m

Ascent & descent height

Day trip Monte Rosa

Punta Giordani Cresta del Soldato

 

Punta Giordani (4046 m) and Cresta del Soldato (Soldier’s Ridge) both offer the ingredients for a fantastic rock excursion. We will continue on the SE crest and climb the Vincentpyramid (4,215 m). The excursion on the rock, with a degree of difficulty IV, reward us with an exceptional panorama. Punta Giordani with its summit stature was named after the first person to climb it, Pietro Giordani.