Glacier trekking Monte Rosa Hut

An impressive glacier world high over Zermatt (CH) | 2 days

On this beginners’ glacier trekking trip, you will spend the night in the modern Monte Rosa Hut set amidst an impressive glacier landscape.

Ausrüstung Kostenlos
EQUIPMENT
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Technique
beginner

A continuous route, sure-footedness and experience of day hikes required; Terrain: mostly moderately steep (T1-T2); Alpine technique: experience is not necessary

Condition
beginner–intermediate

Duration from 4 to 6 hours, up to approx.1,000 vertical meters, approx. 250 vertical meters per hour.

Group

5-10 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

10.15 a.m. Zermatt train station (train arrival 10.14 a.m. Zermatt train station)

Departure

approx. 3 p.m. Zermatt train station

Note

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Services
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 1 x hut
  • Rental equipment
  • Eiger Extreme Hardshell Jacket to test
  • 15% discount on mammut.com

Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (cable car journey from approx. CHF 50 per person)
  • Anacks and drinks
  • A CHF 12 per night (approx.) hut tax for non-SAC members
Program

Day 1Arrival and welcome in Zermatt. Travel via the Gornerbahn Railway to Rotenboden, then up the mountain trail along the Gorner Glacier. Introduction to the use of crampons and ice axes before ascending to the Monte Rosa Hut (2,882 meters).

Day 2Over the mighty Gorner Glacier with a view of the 4,000-meter peaks of the Monte Rosa Range, down through the glacier gorge to Furi. This rustic hamlet will invite you to get some well-deserved rest. On foot or by train to Zermatt.

equipment
Rental equipment

Our mountain guide will bring the ordered rental equipment to the meeting place. The following equipment can be rented:

  • Climbing harness with 1x safelock carabiner
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons with ABS
Technical equipment
  • Climbing harness with 1x safelock carabiner (or 2x screw carabiners)
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons with ABS
  • Backpack approx. 30l with rain cover
  • Gaiter (optional)
  • Telescopic trekking poles (optional)
Clothing
  • 1x Hardshell jacket and pants (wind- and waterproof)
  • 1x Mountaineering or trekking pants
  • 1x Soft shell and/or fleece jacket
  • 1x Short/long functional underwear
  • 1x Cap/headband and 1x hat
  • 2 pairs of gloves (1 thin pair, 1 warm, windproof and waterproof pair)
  • 1x Functional socks and 1x spare socks
  • Hiking shoes or mountaineering shoes (at least ankle-high, hard sole)
Overnight cottage
  • Own toiletries, ear plugs if required
  • Clohtes to wear in the hut (Minimum)
  • Slipper socks are at the hut
  • Sleeping bag liner made of silk or cotton (for hygienic reasons)
  • Pillow (60x60)
  • Protective masks (2 masks for each overnight stay)
  • Sanitizer
  • Towel
  • SAC/Alpine Club member card (if avalaible)
Food
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hut
  • Tea an lunch must be brought or can be bought at the hut
  • Snacks (e.g. energy bars, dried fruit, dried meat)
Various
  • Sunglasses and ski goggles
  • Sun cream and lip cream (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)
  • Half fare travelcard (if existing)
  • Thermos flask made from break-proof material
  • Headlamp or flashlight with new batteries
  • Small medicinal supplies for personal requirements
Available on request
15.08. - 16.08.2020
Tourguide
Peter Schoch
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state: on request
CHF 399.00
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