The 4000 of Monte Rosa with the Guides

Impossible not to be fascinated by the glaciers of the Alps and if your dream is to tread the peaks, the Alpine Guides of Champoluc are here to make it happen. Conquer the first 4000, the thrill of setting foot on the summit accompanied by the Alpine Guides. It is difficult to summarize an experience like this in a few lines, but one thing is certain … the first 4000 is never forgotten!

 

  • Il Castore from the Quintino Sella refuge
    Castore is one of the best-known 4000s on Monte Rosa, its silhouette stands out above the Ayas Valley and has always been a destination for mountaineers, be it for its normal route or the mixed routes on its south face.
    * Mountaineering level: F.
    * Duration: 2 days.
    * Materials needed: Harness (included in the price), helmet (optional, included in the price) boots, ice ax, crampons, trekking poles.
    * Departure at 12. Off-road taxi / ski lifts up to 2727m. Approach on foot to the Quintino Sella al Felik refuge (3600m) on an equipped path. Overnight. Ascent on a glacier to the summit of Castore 4226m. Return to the valley.
    *Cost: 1x €500, 2x €275, 3x €200, 4x €160

 

  • The Pollux from the Guide Ayas refuge
    The Polluce, located between the Black Rock and the Castor, stands isolated on the Verra glacier. Easily accessible from the refuge, this summit offers mixed sections on snow and rock and a fun climbing passage equipped to reach the final ridge, an extra thrill beyond the summit.
    * Mountaineering level: PD +
    * Duration: 2 days.
    * Materials needed: Harness (included in the price), helmet (included in the price) boots, ice ax, crampons, trekking poles.
    * Departure at 12.00. Off-road taxi up to 2380m. Approach on foot to the Guide Ayas refuge (3400m). Overnight. Ascent on a glacier to the summit of Polluce (4100m). Return to the valley.
    *Cost: 1x €500, 2x €275, 3x €200

 

  • Capanna Margherita
    The Capanna Margherita stands “anchored” to Punta Gnifetti and was built in homage to the Queen, who loved to spend the summer holidays in Gressoney dabbling with glacier excursions at the end of the 19th century. The original core was built entirely by hand by transporting the materials on the back of a mule and working overhanging the imposing E wall of Monte Rosa, a destination not to be missed for mountaineering lovers!
    * Mountaineering level: F
    * Duration: 2 days.
    * Materials needed: Harness (included in the price), helmet (optional, included in the price) boots, ice ax, crampons, trekking poles.
    * Departure at 13. Lifts to Indren (3200m). Approach on foot to the Mantova / Gnifetti refuge. Overnight. Ascent on a glacier to the Regina Margherita hut (4554m). Return to the valley with lifts.
    *Cost: 1x €500, 2x €275, 3x €200, 4x €160, 5x €130

 

  • Summit package with us:
    * Program: 2 days of demanding trekking and a 4000 of Monte Rosa.
    * Duration: 4 days. Option +1 day break in between.
    * Maximum number of participants: 5.
    * Minimum age: 12 years old.
    * Materials needed: Harness (included in the price), helmet (optional, included in the price) boots, ice ax, crampons, trekking poles.
    *Cost: 1x €1050, 2x €550, 3x €390, 4x €300, 5x €270.

 

  • VDA adventure package
    * 2 participants.
    * Minimum age 13 years.
    * Duration: 4 days.
    – Day 1: Crossing the ridges: Col Portolaz to Col Pillonet. Uphill path up to 2600m, 2.5km equipped ridge, descent on the path.
    – Day 2: Via Ferrata in Gressoney. Transfer by car to Gressoney St Jean.
    – Day 3-4: 4000 of Monte Rosa.
    * Materials needed: Harness (included in the price), helmet (included in the price) boots, ice ax, crampons, trekking poles, via ferrata kit.
    *Cost: €1120,00

 

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