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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 Reservation:
CARLOTTA/IORIS +39 3475898120
 

The office will be open:

·August 31st to September 1st

·7-8 September

·14-15 September.

During the week, if not present in the office,

we will be available by e-mail or telephone.

 

Office: GUIDE ALPINE GRESSONEY MONTEROSA

loc. Tache (small square of the Church and Town Hall)

Gressoney La Trinitč

 
 
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