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Mammut Alpine School: Five 4,000 Meters Peaks Valais

Climb the mighty Allalinhorn 4,027 m, Alphubel 4,206 m, Strahlhorn 4,190m Breithorn 4,164 m and Signalkuppe 4,556 m over 5.5 days.

Description

Mammut Alpine School organizes a five and a half-day ski tour of some of the highest and most majestic mountains in the Swiss Alps. "Take the 4,000-meter peak challenge with us. You'll soon see that even large mountains have their gentle side. Each day, you will climb a different 4,000-meter peak, from Allalinhorn 4,027 m to Alphubel 4,206 m, Strahlhorn 4,190m und Breithorn 4,164 m to Signalkuppe 4,556 m. Each summit more impressive than the last. Every ascent is followed by an amazing descent. This offer is also an option for newcomers to alpine ski touring, providing they have a good level of fitness." - (https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/skihochtour-fuenf-4000er-im-wallis/)
Technique
intermediate
Piste: very confident on skis; Powder snow: solid experience in all types of snow; Terrain: mostly steep terrain; Alpine technique: solid experience of touring or a completed training course

Condition
demanding
Duration from 8 to 10 hours, up to approx. 1,800 vertical meters, approx. 350 vertical meters per hour.

Small Group
3-6 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place
7 p.m. Hotel La Gorge, Blomattenweg 2, CH-3906 Saas-Fee (bus arrival 18.34 Uhr Saas Fee, Busterminal)

Departure
Approx. 3 p.m. in Zermatt

Note
It is also possible to participate only on the first 3.5 days. Please note this in the comment field in the booking. Price for 3.5 days CHF 999 or EUR 889.

Find out more: https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/skihochtour-fuenf-4000er-im-wallis/

Day 1 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

Day 1 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

The Mischabel Range
1 day +
12.0 km
2,293 m
1,087 m
48 °
Climb Allalinhorn (4,027 m)
Difficult
Private
Day 2 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

Day 2 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

The Mischabel Range
6 - 7 hrs
11.1 km
1,650 m
1,444 m
50 °
Climb Alphubel (4,206 m)
Difficult
Private
Day 3 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

Day 3 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

Saas Fee
1 day +
21.1 km
1,741 m
3,153 m
35 °
Climb Mount Strahlhorn (4,190m)
Difficult
Private
Day 4 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

Day 4 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

1 day +
23.1 km
3,483 m
2,241 m
40 °
Climb Mount Breithorn 4,164 m.
Difficult
Private
Day 5 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

Day 5 of the Five 4,000-Meter Peaks Valais

1 day +
26.8 km
1,904 m
3,195 m
25 °
Climb Signalkuppe (4,556 m)
Difficult
Private