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Punta Dufour (4633 m.) Monte Rosa
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Monte Rosa, Punta Dufour  by the Rey ridge (4633 m.)

The ascent to the Punta Dufour by the Rey ridge reconciles the use of crampons and of the ice ax with that of the hands, characteristics of a great complete route, with arrival on the highest peak of the Monte Rosa massif.

First day
departure from Gressoney la Trinité, locality Staffal, ascent with the lifts until Indren, dinner and overnight stay at the Mantova refuge (3455 m.) (Or as an alternative at the Gnifetti refuge 3610 m.).

Second day
ascent to Punta Dufour along the Rey ridge (10 to 12 hours walk and climb in total) or via the normal route, descent through the normal route via the Zumstein peak (4564 m.) Return to Gressoney with lifts.

Rey ridge :
1 PERSON 1.300,00 €

Normal route :
1 PERSON 1.200,00 €



2 days

From June to September during the period of opening of the lifts

Excellent athletic training and experience on mixed terrain.


The provision of the guide.

Not included

The cost of the lifts, one's own half-board in the refuge and that of the guide. Possibility to rent technical equipment (ice ax, crampons, harness) at the office.