Flat Slopes near Rifugio Capanna Gnifetti, Monte Rosa

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Moderate

Description

Refuges Mantova and Gnifetti are close by at the very end of Lys Glacier.

Those refuges are perfect for all the alpine excursions in Monte Rosa.

Food and accommodation are really good in both the refuges and you will receive a warm welcome!! In order to reach the refuges you can follow 3 routes - from Indren go to your left without losing or gaining altitude you will pass across a big rock cliff and then climb flat slopes to will arrive at Mantova.

Skin up a bit more and you will arrive at Capanna Gnifetti - From Indren instead of passing the rock cliff point, there is a via ferrata that will bring you a little bit higher than refuge Mantova and few meters under Gnifetti - from Indren aim for the couloirs that you can easily see on the right of the rocky cliff.

Start climbing up the left one, you will reach a point few meters above the exit of the via ferrata.

Crampons are required for the couloir and the via ferrata!!