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Private tours - Traverse of the Lyskamm’s nose

A suggestive traverse that develops at thebase of the south walls of the Lyskamm, passing through the Nose (4272 mt). This route is one of the most important parts of the historic "Trofeo Mezzalama" ski mountaineering race, which takes place every two years in spring.
Going through it you can admire the glacial environment of the Felik and Lys glaciers and enjoy a wide view of the Monte Rosa massif.

1st day: Meeting with the guide at the ticket office in loc. Staffal at 2:30 pm, viewing of the materials and ascent with the plants to the Colle Bettaforca (2700 mt). Departure on foot to the Quintino Sella refuge (3585 mt), which can be reached in about 3 hours 30 minutes. Dinner and overnight stay.
2nd day: Departure at dawn and arrival in about 5 hours at the Città di Mantova Refuge (3498 m). After a stop, return to Punta Indren and  descent with the ski lifts up to Staffal. Arrival at about 4:30pm.

Difficulty: PD - crossing the glacier, up a steep slope (max 40 °) and depending on the conditions part of the mix.
Duration of the crossing from ref. Quintino Sella: about 5 hours
Difference in height from the ref. Quintino Sella: about 700 mt

€ 510,00/1pax + € 40,00 for each additional pax
Maximum number of participants: 4 for each guide.

The fee includes: guide accompanying, rent of ice ax, harness and crampons.
The price does not include: the ski lifts, the half board of the guide and the customers in the refuge, drinks and extras at the refuge, the lunch of the guide and the customers.

Consult the rates of the ski lifts and shelters:
Monte Rosa shelter rates
Ski lift rates

Tariffe rifugi Monte Rosa
Tariffe impianti di risalita

The Lyskamm nose


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From 1st July 2020  


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