Climbing Dufourspitze Italian Route 4634m

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Monte Rosa, Italy - Switzerland
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2 Days



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1 person


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About this activity

Climbing Dufourspitze Italian Route 4634m

Climbing Dufourspitze Italian Route will take you to another level of experience on one of the most beautiful peaks in the Alps.

Second peak of the Alps and first of Switzerland, the Dufour represents one of the most iconic peaks of the Alpine Arc.

Climbing the highest peak of the Monte Rosa Massif is an unforgettable mountaineering experience. The Italian Regular Route through the South-East Ridge will give you the chance to ride one of the most exciting routes among the Giants of the Alps.


  • Trip duration: 2 Day
  • Period: from June to September
  • Accommodation: Gnifetti or Mantova hut with HB service
  • Meeting point: Staffal (Gressoney) or Alagna, cable car office
  • Skill level: advanced mountaineer
  • Fitness level: advanced
  • Trip level: advanced
  • Equipment: see the equipment list in FAQ’s section
  • Trip duration: 2 Days. Second day will be a big day out.


Climbing Dufourspitze via the Italian South East Ridge is an experience that should be savored down to the last metre.

On the first day we will go up to the Gnifetti hut (or to the Mantova refuge) where we will stay overnight. On the second day we will leave very early (3:00-4:00 am) and after a long approach through the Monte Rosa glaciers we will begin our climb to Rey Ridge.

Climbing on excellent granite up to grade II-III, mixed passages, exposed and airy snowy ridges will take you to the second, but no less beautiful, peak of the Alps. Fun is guaranteed.


Excellent physical preparation and experience in mountaineering ascents of this kind are required.
Long approaches, technical climbing on rock and mixed up to III° grade, exposed and aerial snow ridges, glacier crossings and long returns are the characteristics of this climb. Having these skills will allow you to fully enjoy this exciting climb.

Prices and availability

The leading Guide is a fully certified IFMGA Mountain Guide.

  • 1 pax: €1150

Clothing and equipment

We recommend high altitude, summer mountaineering clothing. Mountaineering boots suitable for crampons. Harness, crampons, ice ace, helmet, sling and a carabiner, poles if needed. Try to carry backpack as light as possible. Functional clothing for the day and a change shirt for the hut is usually enough. We suggest a 30-35 lt. backpack. Please take some snacks and drinks with you.


This is a climb of high technical and overall commitment. In case you want to undertake the climb, we recommend that you contact us and discuss the details and the program with our guides before the expedition.


  • Services of IFMGA Mountain Guide
  • Liability insurance
  • Group gear and Spare equipment (see the list in FAQs section)
  • Transport, tolls and petrol to the meeting point
  • Overnight stay in the hut in HB also for the mountain guide
  • Cable car to Plateau Rosa and back
  • Food and drinks
  • Travel expenses
  • Mountaineering equipment
  • Personal equipment (see the list in FAQs section)
  • The guides expenses that are split between the group members
  • Any other expenses


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Monte Rosa, Italy - Switzerland
From: €1.150,00


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