MONTE ROSA – MARGHERITA HUT 4554m 2 days summer 2024
dal 01/06/2024
al 30/09/2024

Queen Margherita hut is on the top of Gnifetti peak, at 4554 m. It is the highest-altitude refuge in Europe and from the summit you can admire a wonderful view on the Alps chain and the Padana plain.

Day 1: meeting with the guide in front of the ticket office of the lift in Staffal at 2.30 pm, check of the equipment and ski lift to Punta Indren 3270 m. Departure to Gnifetti hut 3647 m that will be reached in around 1,45 hour walking. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: departure at dawn and arrival after around 5 hours on Gnifetti peak – Queen Margherita Hut (4554 m). Brief stop, return to Mantova hut and then descent to Punta Indren. Arrival at Staffal at 4.30 pm approximately.

Difficulty: F ascent on glacier technically not difficult but quite long – a good physical condition is required
Ascent duration from Gnifetti hut: 5 hours
Difference in height from Gnifetti hut: around 1100 m




1 person € 600

2 person € 325 each

3 person € 235 each

4 person€ 190 each

5 person € 170 each




The rate includes: private guiding fees, rent of axe, crampons and harness.
The rate excludes: ticket of the lifts, half board in the hut for client and guide, beverage and extras in the hut, lunch for the guide and the client.

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