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Holiday package

Ski touring to Castore (4226 m)

Start date
01 March
End date
30 April
Max 4
200 €
/ Each person

You are expert in ski touring, you have a good workout and want to be more daring? Choose to climb the Castore on touring skis.
The view from up here is admirable; the 4000 of the Alps are all in sight, in a concert of peaks that make you dreaming. You will come down wanting to go up them all. The descent is on perfect slopes and is suitable for good skiers!


1st day

With the Monterosaski lifts we reach the Bettaforca hill with the first run, to go up to the Quintino Sella Refuge in about 3 hours. The route includes a stretch of about 30 minutes to be tackled with skis on the aided ridge. Short stop in the refuge and set off towards the Felik pass at 4,100 m. which can be reached in about an hour and a half. At the pass, if the snow conditions are good, we continue to Punta Fillak and from here, leaving skis and skins and wearing crampons, we reach the summit of Castore in about 20 minutes, along the south-eastern ridge. The descent is fantastic!


1 skier
2 skiers
3 skiers
4 skiers

The price includes

2-days with IFMGA guide of Monte Rosa, 1-day MonterosaSki pass, technical equipment (harness, crampons), safety kit (shovel, avalanche transceiver, and probe).

Needed equipment

- safety kit: shovel, avalance transceiver, probe
- telescopic ski poles
- skins
- touring skies & boots
- harness
- 1 screwgate carabiner
- ski crampons
- ice-axe
- sun cream with high protection
- knife
- ski gloves
- thermos
- sun glasses + goggles
- back pack 35-45L
- windstopper hat + sun hat
- wool socks
- ski wear with layers, base layers sets, Mid layer, soft shell, gore-tex shell
- ski jacket and pants with gaiters

*safety kit available until we run out of stock

Please note

The ski guides of Monte Rosa accompany up to 3 skiers per guide on the Castore Ridge

Read the tips of the Monte Rosa guides on ski mountaineering
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