From mid June to mid September

The Soldier Ridge represents the best approach on this kind of terrain. The easy access from Punta Indren gives you the possibility to climb it in one day. This ascent go on along the ridge from Punta Giordani to the summit of Pyramid Vincent m 4215.

The connecting part between the two peaks is a bit more exposed but with the same difficulties on rock. The climb will gives you an impressive and amazing view on the southern side of Monte Rosa. It's a great drive test to try hardest climbing.

Travel Program

1stDay

Climb to the top


Meeting with the Mountain Guide in Alagna Valsesia at 7:00 o’ clock. After the check of the equipment you will go up with the cable car untill P.ta Indren m 3273. From here you’ll start walking eastward till the old station of Punta indren and then along the Bors glacier until the begin of the ridge. From there , climbing about 400m along rock steps and some short part on snow (45 °) you’ll reach the top of Punta Giordani. Now you ’ll go on along the connecting ridge between P.Giordani and Pyramid Vincent until the amazing summit at 4215 meters. The way down is very easy along the Regular route on the Lys glacier

Walk up and down 960 m - 7 hours


More details


TECHNICAL INFO: The ascent to Pyramid Vincent along the Soldier ridge, represents a great classic of Monte Rosa. The climbing difficulties are on ice / snow trails up to 45 ° and along many rock steps up to III °. However, in the first part untill Punta Giordani the biggest difficulties can be avoided crossing the most difficult steps on the southern side. In the second part the difficulties are the same but the ridge it’s a bit more exposed. Don’t worry and enjoy the view !!

The accompaniment of two participants will be decided by the Guide in according to their experience, preparation and technical skills.


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Difficulties

AD+ / Fairly Difficult +

Skills required

Good training, Basic rock climbing experience is required

Duration, Participants and Deadline

Duration Min Max Deadline
1 day 1 2

Equipements

High mountain clothing, Crampons, Harness, Ice axe, Helmet

Documents

Alpine Club Card is recommended

Prices

2 people250,00 €per person
1 person440,00 €per person

Rate details

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.

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Round trip cable car Alagna/Indren. Guide’s lift ticket will be shared by participants, injury insurance