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Day 1: Dufourspitze 5 day Ski Tour

Saas Fee

The Mischabel Range

Day one of a five day adventure summiting Switzerland's highest peaks in the Monte Rosa area.

Ski Touring Severe

6.2 km
1.4 km
107 m
5-6 hrs
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
3.1 km
Day 1: Dufourspitze 5 day Ski Tour Map

Program: 'Individual arrival in Saas Fee. The mountain guide will welcome you here, go over the plans for the following days of the tour and distribute any rental equipment. You will take the mountain railway to Felskinn at 2,989 meters. After an avalanche transceiver briefing in the terrain, you will make your way to the Britannia Hut. In the evening, drinks will be followed by dinner with the group. (Distance: 2.5 km; Hiking time: 1 hour. Ascent: 250 vertical meters).'




Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

Extreme Exposure (E4)

4 out of 4

In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between January and May


  • Alpine
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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