4 days
Experienced, Advanced

Conquer Europe’s Highest Peaks: Monte Rosa Ascent Adventure

Embark on an extraordinary expedition with Outdoor Italy as we invite adventurers and first-time climbers to conquer Monte Rosa, one of Europe’s iconic +4,000-meter peaks, and to visit the continent’s highest-located building, the awe-inspiring Capanna Margherita, perched at a breathtaking 4,556 meters above sea level.

Tour Highlights:

  • Acclimatization and Exploration: Before your grand ascent, enjoy two days of acclimatization in the mesmerizing alpine region surrounding Monte Rosa. Explore lower peaks, indulge in delectable local cuisine, and savor the breathtaking vistas that make this corner of Italy so unique.
  • Rifugio Gnifetti Base: Your high-alpine adventure unfolds as you trek to Rifugio Gnifetti, nestled at 3,647 meters above sea level. This cozy refuge becomes your base camp for the impending ascent to Capanna Margherita.
  • Summit Day: On the day of your ascent to Capanna Margherita, you’ll rise before dawn and embark on a glacier-clad journey filled with awe-inspiring moments. The trek leads to the doorstep of Rifugio Margherita, where you’ll enjoy a well-deserved lunch and take in the spectacular views offered by the highest building in Europe.

Advanced Tour, Limited Spots:

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is limited to just five participants. While you need not be a seasoned climber, excellent physical condition and a deep respect for the challenges of high-alpine terrain are essential. Fear not, as your journey will be expertly guided by a local expert with an international guide certificate who knows Monte Rosa intimately.

Tailored Experiences:

If the scheduled tour doesn’t align with your availability, Outdoor Italy offers this incredible adventure for individual travelers or groups on flexible dates. Simply reach out to request a personalized offer that aligns with your preferences.

Embark on the Adventure of a Lifetime:

Monte Rosa, with its towering peaks and the captivating Capanna Margherita, eagerly awaits your presence. This is your chance to conquer Europe’s highest building while immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Italian Alps. Lace up your hiking boots, prepare for an unforgettable ascent, and get ready to summit Monte Rosa with Outdoor Italy. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity for a memorable alpine adventure.

START Staffal / Rifugio Gabiet
TIME Flexible / min. two persons
Half board
Certified guide
Security package


Equipment rental



Additional information

MonthAugust, July, September

Four days climbing Monte Rosa

Total distance: 25 km / 4.000 m+


Day 1: Rifugio Gabiet

Arrival in Rifugio Gabiet, briefing and overnight stay.

Day 2: Rifugio Gabiet

Acclimatizing, equipment check and hike to lower peaks in the area.

Day 3: Rifugio Gnifetti

Acclimatizing and ascent to Rifugio Gnifetti (3647 m).

Day 4: Capanna Margherita

Glacier hike to Capanna Margherita. Lunch. Return to Staffal in the Valley of Lys.