Guidebook

Mammut Alpine School: Dufourspitze (4,634 Meters)

'Top of Switzerland' 5-day ski tour summiting the majestic peaks in Switzerland's Monte Rosa region.

Description

Over the course of a week, you will be scaling the most interesting and diverse peaks in the Monte Rosa area. Not forgetting, of course, the highest Swiss summit, the Dufourspitze at 4,634 meters.
Technique demanding Piste: very confident and fast on skis; Powder snow: solid experiences in all types of snow; Terrain: mostly steep terrain, narrow couloirs; Alpine technique (ski touring) for climbing sections: solid touring experience as well as skilled handling of crampons and ice picks
Condition demanding Duration from 8 to 10 hours, up to approx. 1,800 vertical meters, approx. 350 vertical meters per hour.
Small group 2 participants per mountain guide
Meeting place 15.15 p.m. Saas Fee bus station (bus arrival 15.04 p.m. Saas Fee, bus station)
Departure Approx. 15.00 p.m. Zermatt train station
Accommodation Britannia Hut SAC, 3030 m Monte Rosa Hut SAC, 2883 m More information: https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/skihochtour-dufourspitze-4634-m/?cache-refresh=1

Day 1: Dufourspitze 5 day Ski Tour

Day 1: Dufourspitze 5 day Ski Tour

The Mischabel Range
5 - 6 hrs
6.2 km
1,439 m
107 m
53 °
Day one of a five day adventure summiting Switzerland's highest peaks in the Monte Rosa area.
Severe
Private
Day 2: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

Day 2: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

The Mischabel Range
7 - 8 hrs
15.0 km
1,426 m
1,515 m
33 °
Day 2 of the 5 day ski tour climbing the highest peaks in the Monte Rosa area.
Severe
Private
Day 3: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

Day 3: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

Saas Fee
1 day +
19.1 km
1,705 m
1,842 m
28 °
Day 3 of the 5 day ski tour climbing the highest peaks in the Monte Rosa area.
Severe
Private
Day 4: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

Day 4: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

6 - 7 hrs
9.9 km
1,710 m
1,605 m
51 °
Day 4 of the 5 day ski tour climbing the highest peaks in the Monte Rosa area.
Severe
Private
Day 5: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

Day 5: Dufourspitze 5 Day Ski Tour

1 day +
24.6 km
1,379 m
2,668 m
22 °
The final stage of the 5 day ski tour taking you up the highest peaks in Switzerland's Monte Rosa range.
Severe
Private