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Collective to Castore 4226 m


Castore is 4226 m high and dominates both the valleys of Gressoney and Ayas. The peak can be reached from Quintino Sella hut (3585 m) crossing the Felik Glacier and traversing the airy final ridge.
For those who do not have a climbing partner and still want to reach a 4000 m peak in a group, the Gressoney Alpine Guides Society organizes every Thursday and Friday in July and August the ascent to Castore 4226 m.
 
Program
Day 1: meeting with the guide in front of the ticket office of the lift in Staffal at 2.30 pm, check of the equipment and ski lift to Bettaforca pass (2700 m). Departure to Quintino Sella hut (3585 m) that will be reached in around 3 hours and a half walking. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: departure at dawn and arrival after around 3 hours on Castore (4226 m). Brief stop, return to Quintino Sella hut and then descent to Bettaforca pass. Arrival at Staffal at3.30 pm approximately.

Difficulty:
F+ easy ascent on glacier with airy final ridge
Ascent duration from Quintino Sella hut: 3 hours
Difference in height from Quintino Sella hut: around 640 m
 
The program is organized every Thursday and Friday in July and August.
 
Rate
Cost of the guide: 180,00 € per participant
The collective is confirmed with minimum number of participants: 3 . Maximum number: 4 people.

The rate includes: private guiding fees, rent of axe, crampons and harness.
The rate excludes: ticket of the lifts, half board in the hut for client and guide, beverage and extras in the hut, lunch for the guide and the client.

Check lifts and huts rates here:
Lifts rates in Gressoney La Trinité 

Monte Rosa Huts prices


 
 


CONTACTS AND INFORMATIONS

Info and Reservations UNTIL 15 April 2020:  

AT THE OFFICES OF MONTEROSA EXPERIENCE  

tel 0125 355614 (gressoney saint jean)

 366 4000505 (staffal)

 E-mail: info@guidemonterosa.info  

 

Open office:

December 7-December 8 from 26 December 2019 to 30 March 2020  

 

OFFICE HOURS:

At Chalet Monterosa Experience above the ticket office of the Staffal

CABLE CAR from 9.00 to 12.30 every day

 in the Monterosa Experience office of SQUARE Umberto

 in Gressoney Saint Jean from 15.00 to 18.00 every day

If we are not present in the office, we are available by email or by phone  

 

 

Office GUIDE ALPINE GRESSONEY MONTEROSA loc. Tache

(square of the Church and Town Hall) Gressoney La Trinité

 
 

SocietÓ delle Guide di Gressoney

P.IVA 00450900071    
C.F. 81008330078