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Collection of summits higher than 4.000 m - Monte Rosa area

21.04. - 24-04.2016

Hochtour Südtirol - Alpinismo Alta Montagna Alto Adige

In the Monte Rosa area, or more accurately in and around the Rifugio Gnifetti, lie several
4.000 m summits that are ideal for hiking up to on skis. You can find good ski terrain nearly all the way to the summit! This leaves all but the last couple of vertical meters to be conquered by pick-ax and crampons.
These summits are separated by very little vertical distance. Thus, depending on desire and
fitness, you have the option to “collect” more than one peak higher than 4.000 m in one day!

Skiable summits higher than 4.000 m around the Rifugio Gnifetti
Ludwigshöhe 4.341 m
Balmenhorn 4.167 m
Piramide Vincent 4.215 m
Schwarzhorn 4.321 m
Parrotspitze 4.432 m
Dofourspitze 4.634 m
Signalkuppe 4.554 m

Thursday, 21.04.2016: Arrive in Gressoney from South Tyrol and climb to the Rifugio Mantova
at 3.498 m. Lodgings with breakfast and dinner.
Friday, 22.04.2016: Climb to the Rifugio Gnifetti at 3.647 m. Finally one or more summits higher than 4.000 m. Spend the night at the alpine hut.
Saturday, 23.04.2016: One or more summits higher than 4.000. Spend the night on the Gnifetti.
Sunday, 24.04.2016: Ski-touring and trip home

AppointmentThursday 21.04.2015 to Sunday 24.04.2015
RequirementsGood physical condition for ski-touring up to 1.400 vertical meters a day. Good skiing abilities and previous experience with and ice-ax and crampons.
Price€ 520 Included: Alpine hut lodgings with breakfast and dinner, mountain guide; Not included: Travel fees to destination (car pool), lunch
Min. participants3