From the 15th of march to the 3rd of may 2020

Climb Margherita Hut with skis is an experience not to be missed. From the summit high 4559m you can have one of the longest descent of the Alps: 3300 meters downhill through beautiful landscape and great glaciers.

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

Pre-established groups can choose different dates depending on their needs.

Travel Program

1stDay

Climb Punta Giordani m 4046

Meeting in Alagna around 7.30 a.m. and equipment check. Up with the lift at Punta Indren (3273 mt). Skis on we’ll rise the Indren Glacier and then we’ll climb P. Giordani (4045 mt). Ski down on the same way until 3300m, then up again until Mantova hut (3498 mt). Diner and overnight.

Ascent: m 770 + 200; Descent 770m - 5 hours


2ndDay

Climb to Margherita Hut m 4559

Leave early from the hut and up to the summer normal route until Col del Lys (4250 mt). From there a long crossing will bring us at the last steep part before the summit at 4559 mt. Descent on the same way until 3600 mt, then ski down choosing one of the possible itineraries (Balma, Malfatta, Canale Miniere….) until Alagna m 1200.

Ascent: m 1050 - Descent: m 3370; 7/8 hours



More details

ABOUT CLIMBING: The climb to Punta Giordani has not relevant technical difficulties. The normal route is quite sustained on 30° slopes. The climb to Capanna Margherita has not technical difficulties, (sometimes large crevasses) The steepest part (35 °) is just the last step to reach the summit.

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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
2 days 1 5 29/04/2020

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 people130,00 €per person
4 people150,00 €per person
3 people190,00 €per person
2 people280,00 €per person
1 person500,00 €per person

Rate details

THE PRICE INCLUDES : Support and assistance of a Mountain Guide, all the technical equipment in common use, reservation to the huts and logistics,

THE PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE: Transfert costs, lift ticket, half board in the huts. Guide’s half board and lift tickets will be shared by participants. Injury insurance, rental of technical equipment if you need (harness, crampons, ice axe, snow beep).