The highest peak of the Cozie Alps, is rightly called the King of Stone; ascent of considerable development, with a considerable difference in altitude, which presents exposed exposed on rocks, to be taken on with good physical preparation.
Every moment of the ascent enchants for the stunning environment and for the prompt changes of scenery which opens up more and more on the whole plain of the lower piedmont and on the whole alpine chain.


Day 1
Meeting with the guide in Pian del Re, to start the climb towards Quintino Sella refuge. Walking time from 2 to 3 hours

Day 2
wake up at dawn and departure by 5:00 a.m, expected return to the refuge at 15:00

Elevation uphill: 1200 m with passages on rock up to II°+

  • 5 layers of clothing for the upper body (thermal shirt, light fleece, heavy fleece, down jacket, anorak.)
  • two set of gloves (soft and ski ones)
  • sunglasses (with 3 or 4 protection)
  • heavy trousers (windproof)
  • underpants
  • gaiters
  • rigid, ankle height, waterproof boots.
  • two pair of ski socks
  • headlamp
  • hat that covers your ears
  • bag sheet for the hut
  • sun screen & lip balm
  • poles
  • ice axe (if are used to it)
  • helmet is recommended but not mandatory
  • 1lt water bottle/thermos
  • harness & crampons


Cost of the guide: – Contact us

1 alpinist €
2 alpinists €
3 alpinists €

The price includes:

guide for the 2 days of the climb, technical equipment if needed.

The price DOES NOT include:
the ski lifts, half board for customers and the guide at the Quintino Sella refuge (paid by the group).

Other details

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED: trained hikers able to face a height difference of about 1000 m in 5 hours, some of which to be climbed on rocky terrain and a descent of as many hours (adding the return from the refuge to the car)

Mountaineering is a dangerous activity by nature, the Monte Rosa guides, all UIAGM certified, undertake to do everything possible to minimize the dangers but the risk can never be eliminated and must be accepted before registering for the our activities.

The Monte Rosa Guides will always do their best to help you achieve your goals and ensure you have the best possible experience; however you must agree to rely on their unquestionable judgment while you are in the mountains and to respect any decision they make, including the return, if it is deemed necessary. Being adequately prepared and having a minimum standard of fitness is necessary to maintain an adequate margin of safety in our activities. If, due to your physical condition or for any other reason, your guide decides that you are not ready for the activity you have chosen, you will be offered alternatives adapted to your level of preparation.