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Eastern Lyskamm 4532 m

The Eastern Lyskamm is located along the border line between Italy (Aosta Valley) and Switzerland (Canton of Valais). The trip includes an overnight stay at the Mantova refuge, from where you can admire the south wall and its offshoot which takes the name of Naso del Lyskamm. The first part of the itinerary leads near the Lys hill, from which you point to the rocks of the Discovery and finally along the snowy ridge to the tip.

1st day. Meeting with the guide at the Staffal ticket office at 2.30 pm, check of materials and ascent with the lifts to Punta Indren (3270 m). Departure on foot for the Città di Mantova refuge (3498 m), which can be reached in about 1 hour on foot. Dinner and overnight.
2nd day. Departure at dawn and arrival in about 5 hours at the tip of the eastern Lyskamm (4532 m). After a short stop on the summit, return to the Città di Mantova refuge for the same ascent and subsequent descent to Punta Indren. Expected arrival in Staffal at around 4.30 pm.

Difficulty: AD + - moderate mountaineering difficulties, snow and ice slopes of 45-50 °, exposed ridge sections. Good physical shape and previous mountaineering experience are required.
Duration of the ascent from the ref. Mantua: about 5 hours
Difference in height from the ref. Mantua: about 1050 m

700 € 1 person (2 people in negotiation).

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

See the rates of the ski lifts and shelters:
Lifts rates
Monte Rosa Huts prices





Daily programs for beginners

Pograms in 2 days


  • The great climbs of the Alpsunta Dufour 4633m: the highest peak of Monte Rosa
  • Punta Gnifetti 4554m: the Signal Ridge
  • Mont Blanc 4810m: the highest peak in the Alps
  • The Gran Paradiso 4061m: the only 4,000m included entirely in Italian territory
  • The Matterhorn 4478m: the noble rock of Europe
  • La Barre des Ecrins 4102m: the 4,000 most south of the Alps

  • Monte Rosa tour
  • Trekking in the Otro and Vogna valleys
  • "Daily" trekking



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