ALONG THE REY RIDGE
From mid July to mid September
Dufourspitze, high more than 4600m, is the highest point of Monte Rosa. The Rey ridge is one of the best rock climbing in high altitude of the area. Its perfect line falls directly from the top to the Grenz Glacier.
About 500 meters of a premium class rock quality: flakes, cracks and spikes of solid granit for a really amazing climbing in one of the most spectacular environment of whole mountain range.
TECHNICAL INFO: This itinerary offers a varied terrain with snow slopes (maximum 50° steep) and mostly rock climbing. This ridge, when in good conditions, offers a pure rock climbing ascent. In this case you can climb all the way up without the crampons (it’s quite rare). Technically the ridge has, most of the time, difficulties of III° with only an overhanging step classified IV° You need to pay attention and to have a high level of concentration specially for the way back along the Italian Regular Route.
Overnight at Margherita hut is suggested only to mountaineers with a very good acclimatization.
The accompaniment of two participants will be decided by the Guide in according to their experience and technical skills
|D / Difficult|
|Excellent physical shape, good training and practice in the use of ice axe and crampons are required, Basic rock climbing technique is required|
|High mountain clothing, harness, crampons, ice axe, helmet, head light|
Alpine Club Card is recommended
|1 person||790,00 €||per person|
THE PRICE INCLUDES: Support and assistance of a U.I.A.G.M. Mountain Guide, all the technical equipment in common use, rental of technical equipment if you need (harness, crampons, ice axe, helmet), logistics and reservation to the Hut.
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Round trip cable car Alagna/Indren and half board to the Hut. Guide’s lift ticket and half board will be shared by participants, injury insurance.