Italian 4000s

Day 1: Meet in Chamonix.
Day 2: Drive through MB tunnel. Up lift to Torino hut. Glacier Skills Training.
Day 3: Hike on the glacier and then down to the Valley. Drive to Gran Paradiso Park and hike to Rifugio Chabod.
Day 4: Summit Gran Paradiso (4061m) and then down to Valley. Drive to hotel in Val d’Aosta.
Day 5: Drive to Gressonney. Lift to Punta Indren and then hike to Rifugio Gnifetti. If clients are feeling strong they can climb Vincent Pyramid (4215m) the same day.
Day 6: Ascend the glacier and climb the Signalkuppe (4554m) to the Rifugio Margherita (highest refuge in the Alps). After coffee and pizza head back down to Rifugio Gnifetti.
Day 7: A final morning hoovering up peaks in the area such as Balmenhorn (4167m) and Ludwigshohe (4341m) before heading down to the lift and then driving back to Chamonix.
Day 8: Depart from Chamonix.

Dates, Prices & Availability

Dates and Prices on application.

Please contact me at info@stuartmacdonald.org for more details.

  • Duration:
    6 mountain days
  • Venue:
  • Ratios:
    1:4 max
  • Experience Required:

    None, but you must be very fit. The cumulative effect of continuous climbing at high altitude, with long summit days, can be very demanding.
  • Information Sheet:

    Italian 4000s - Information Folder