Capanna Margherita - the highest refuge in Europe

Reaching Capanna Margherita is a unique emotion ... to be done at least once in your life!

Day 1

Meeting in Staffal and ascent with the lifts to Punta Indren (3200m). From here, in about 2 hours of walking, you reach the Gnifetti refuge, located on a rocky outcrop at over 3600m.

Height difference: + 350m
Time: about 2 hours

Day 2

Go up the immense Lys glacier, going around huge crevasses until you reach the Lys hill (4200m).
Here we are in the heart of the Monte Rosa massif and we are already in sight of the Capanna.
Go to Swiss territory and go up the last steep slopes until you get to the hut.

Descent on the same itinerary.

Height difference: + 950m / -1300
Time A/R: 6-8 hours

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Suggested dates: To be agreed upon request
Duration: >1 day
Duration details: 2 days
Min. participants: 1
Max. participants: 5
Minimum age: 14
Activity level: Challenging
Skill level: Beginner
Start times: To be agreed
Included services: Mountain guide's assistance, technical equipment missing until finished (ice axe, crampons, harness).
Things to bring: Technical mountain clothing, front torch, waterproof and warm boots, two pairs of gloves (one light and one warm), sunglasses, wool cap, backpack, harness, crampons, ice axe, helmet
Requirements: Accustomed to walking in the mountains
Additional information: The price DOES NOT INCLUDES the cost of shelters, food and lifts, including the Guide. These expenses are to be paid by the customers. The cost of the ascent is divided as follows: 1 participant 500 euro; 2 participants 260 euro-pax; 3 participants 200euro-pax; 4 participants 170 euro; 5 participants 160 euro-pax
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Meeting point: Gressoney-staffal (Aosta Valley) or to be agreed upon
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€160 per person