Holiday package

The nine muses of Monterosa

Start date
10 June
End date
18 September
Max 4
starting from
1100 €

9 peaks above 4000 meters. 9 is the square of the trinity, 9 is the atomic number of fluorine, 9 the months of gestation, Ninth the symphony with Beethoven's Hymn to Joy. Do I have to tell you more? Allow the climber in you to find the perfect inspiration.


1st day

Meeting with the guide in Cervinia at the start of the lifts, check of technical materials and ascent with the Testa Grigia cable car to Plateau Rosa from where we will reach the Teodulo refuge in about 30 minutes Dinner and overnight stay without taking your eyes off the Matterhorn and Grandes Murailles.

2nd day

Departure at the first light of dawn for the Breithorns, ascent to the western Breithorn at an altitude of 4165m to continue towards the central Breithorn at an altitude of 4160m During the journey you can enjoy a splendid panorama crowned by numerous 4,000. Dinner and overnight at the Guide di Ayas refuge at 3400m

3rd day

At dawn we will go up the great Verra glacier, aiming for the homonymous hill, the dividing line between Castore and Pollux. From the col we will head south-east to climb the north-west face of Castore. A climb with moderate slopes and exciting views awaits us, the last ridge, a little more aerial, will lead us to the tip of the Castore. After a well-deserved stop for contemplation, descent to Quintino Sella, a refuge with a high green vocation, for dinner and overnight stay.

4th day

Today we will reach the highest refuge in Europe! At dawn we will begin the traverse of the Lyskamm Nose 4100 m, reaching the Lys pass. Surrounded by the giants of Monte Rosa, with a 360 degree view of the main peaks of the massif, we will reach Punta Gnifetti 4554 m to spend the night at the Capanna Margherita, getting lost among the stars.

5th day

After breakfast at the highest refuge in Europe, we will climb the Zumstein peak (4563m) with a priority view of the Doufur peak. We will then begin the descent to Indren passing through the Cristo della Vette and the Vincent Pyramid. After a well-deserved beer at the Mantova refuge, we will return to the valleys of origin passing through Indren.


1 alpinist
2 alpinists
3 alpinists
4 alpinists

The price includes

Guided tour for five day, half board in the refuges: Teodulo, Guides of Ayas, Quintino Sella & Margherita, light lunch at the Guide Ayas refuges, Sella, Margherita & Mantova, Guide expenses, lifts, technical equipment.

Needed equipment

Ankle-high boots made of plastic, leather or waterproof material;
gloves, heavy hat, goggles with good protection, 35 l backpack, headlamp, sunscreen;
breathable undershirt, wool or light fleece shirt, heavy fleece, anorak, heavy socks and warm pants, gaiters;
harness, crampons and telescopic poles;
sheet bag, water bottle.
To sleep in a mountain hut, sleeping bag is required

Please note

The complete crossing of the Breithorns is bound by the timing of the ascent and the technical grade of the participants.

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