From 3 to the 6 of March 2022

A beautiful loop tour through the four valleys of the southern slope of Monte Rosa: Egua Valley, Quarazza Valley, Sesia Valley, Sermenza Valley.

Starting from the little village of Carcoforo, every day it touches a different valley. Every day skiing in front of the impressive south and east walls of Monte Rosa. This tour is suitable for everyone because of the low difficulties and the confort to reach a nice guesthouse every day.

The program may be modified by the Mountain Guide according to the technical level of the participants or for weather reasons.

Private groups can choose different dates depending on their needs

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Travel Program

1stDay

Crossing from Egua Valley to Quarazza Valley through Bottigia Col m 2607

Meeting with mountain guide early in the morning in Carcoforo, (Egua Valley). Equipment check, then climb to Colle della Bottigia (2607mt). From here a long descent through Val Quarazza will lead us in Borca (Macugnaga). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Ascent : 1300m - Descent: 1410m. 6 hours


2ndDay

Crossing Quarazza Valley - Sesia Valley through Turlo Col m 2738

Starting early in the morning from Borca (1195mt) and ascent of the long Quarazza Valley until Colle del Turlo (2738mt). Descent on the other side, until Alagna Val Sesia. Dinner and overnight at the guesthouse.

Ascent: 1540m - Descent 1500m. 7-8 hours


3rdDay

Crossing Sesia Valley - Sermenza Valley through Piglimò Col m 2485

Departure from Alagna early in the morning and ascent to Colle del Piglimò (2485mt). From here, through an amazing wide valley, we’ll reach the beautiful village of Rima (1441mt) in Sermenza Valley. Dinner and overnight at the B & B.

Ascent: 1285 m - Descent 1100m. 5-6 hours


4thDay

Back to Egua Valley through Valleè Col m 2605

Departure from Rima and ski up until Colle del Vallè (2605mt). Short crossing from here to Colle della Bottigia (2607mt) and ski back to Carcoforo.

Ascent: 1200mt - Descent 1300mt. 5-6 hours.




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Difficulties

F+ / Easy +

Skills required

Good ski touring experience and good physical shape are required

Duration, Participants and Deadline

Duration Min Max Deadline
4 days 4 6 14/02/2022

Equipements

High mountain clothing, Full ski touring equipment, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness, ice axe and crampons

Documents

Alpine Club Card is recommended

Prices

5 people350,00 €per person
4 people380,00 €per person
3 people490,00 €per person

Rate details

THE PRICE INCLUDES: Support and assistance of a Mountain Guide, all the technical equipment in common use, reservation to the guesthouse and logistics, rental of technical equipment if you need (harness, crampons, ice axe, snow beep)

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Transfert costs, half board in the guesthouse. Guide’s half board will be shared by participants. Injury insurance.