Those of you who joined us last year know what to expect :-)
Glacier trekking MONTE ROSA HUT 2883m- This is the escorted trekking with the best mountain guide who has more than 38 years of experience and who is the trainer of other mountain guides, hence we are in excellent hands.
A spectacular 2 day glacier hike escorted by the mancho Matterhorn, the spectacular glacier world and the Walliser alpine chain of 4,000 meter peaks.
Ideal Numbers 16 at least 8
June 21 and 22 June with overnight stay on Friday night in the hut in Zermatt
Friday: stay overnight at the hut in Zermatt
Day 1: 9am Meet at Zermatt – Railway station - Rotenboden (2855) - Gornergletscher (2550m) - Monte Rosa Hütte (2883m, 3-4h)
Day 2: From the hut down the Gornergletscher to Furi (1867m, 5h) - take cable car to Zermatt.
No mountaineering experience is necessary, however you should acclimatize or keep fit prior to the trip
Day 1 - 5 hours with a backpack!
Day 2 - 4 - 6 hours with a backpack!
What to bring?
Mountain- oder Trekking boots, backpack, water bottle( filled), warm beanie, gloves, waterproof functional clothing,
Sun protection, sunglasses, mini torch, T- Shirt, Socks, a camera, medication & toiletries, power bars, nuts/dried fruit.
If not you can receive all the equipment there, not included are proper gloves and clothes. Please be aware that Mounterosa Hut was just remodeled and you can take a hot shower up there. for some of you who have been on similar trips you know that it was not possible to shower at the huts in the past.
A light weight inner sleeping bag is a good idea. Blankets/Duvets are supplied in the hut
Drinks, chocolate, bread and sandwiches can be purchased in the hut. you need to pay for your own lunch.
Backpack Travel light!
Included in the price
Bergführer, overnight stay with half Pension in Monte Rosa hut, harness, gaitors, ice axe , telescopic poles, crampons and alpine group material, stay overnight at the hut in Zermatt on friday.
Own travel costs and drinks in the hut
You should make sure you are sufficiently insured. We recommend a REGA (http://www.rega.ch/), membership. It is mainly a donation.
I must be informed if anyone has any medical problems, allergies or are plain vegetarians
Any questions call us anytime.
No tickets included. We can meet together to take the train or share cars. No food or drinks included.
Please deposit 480 Frank to:
If you like to bring a friend they need to sign-up.
You need to announce that you have made the deposit.