Mountaineering training course with Palü crossing

      Intensive training days in the Bernina range with Piz Palü
      July - September
      Group days
      Thurs - Sun
      4 days
      Group days and prices
      von 29.06.2023
      1580 CHF
      Mountain Guide Nik Meuli
      Deadline 20.06.2024

      von 06.07.2023
      bis 09.07.2023
      1580 CHF
      Mountain Guide Kevin Meyer
      Deadline 27.06.2024

      von 20.07.2023
      bis 23.07.2023
      1580 CHF
      Mountain Guide Georg Flepp
      Deadline 11.07.2024

      von 03.08.2023
      bis 06.08.2023
      1580 CHF
      Mountain Guide team mountain guide
      Deadline 25.07.2024

      von 17.08.2023
      bis 20.08.2023
      1580 CHF
      Mountain Guide team mountain guide
      Deadline 08.08.2024

      (At least 3 to a maximum of 6 participants. Private prices on request.)

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      Included services
      • mountain guide (max. 3 guests per guide for Palü)
      • 3 Overnight stays
      • with half board / tea of the day
      • Cable car ticket Diavolezza
      Extra cost
      • Drinks during dinner
      Additional services (bookable)
      • Diavolezza 4 bed room (+33.- CHF p. P.)
      • Diavolezza 2 bed room (+38.- CHF p. P.)
      • Diavolezza double room Classic (+55.- CHF p. P.)
      • Diavolezza double room Plus (+75.- CHF p. P.)
      • Diavolezza single use surcharge + 30.- CHF
      • Morteratsch double room (+30 CHF p.P.)
      • Morteratsch single room (+60 CHF p.P.)

      Mountaineering training course with Palü crossing

      Day 1
      Rock training in the Morteratsch climbing garden or at the climbing garden in Lagalb.

      We meet in Pontresina at the office of the Bergsteigerschule. Here you also have the possibility to rent/buy the necessary equipment. The afternoon is dedicated to the training in the Morteratsch climbing garden. Here we find ideal terrain to teach you the basics for climbing at full speed. The focus today is on: climbing and safety techniques, knots, abseiling. At the end of the day we enjoy the lovely evening in the Hotel Morteratsch.

      Day 2
      Easy climbing tour at Corn da Boval

      Today we hike up to the Boval hut and on the program as well is the easy climbing tour on the Corn da Boval. This rock peak is directly behind the Bovalhütte and offers us ideal terrain for a training tour in the rock. The main training focuses today are: introduction to short rope, stand constructions and placement of belay point in the rock.

      2495 m 1100 hm / 4 h 400 hm / 2 h
      Day 3
      Ice formation training on the Morteratsch glacier

      Today we leave the rocks and head into the ice. We carry out the ice training in a practice-oriented way on the Morteratsch glacier. Our training focus will be: Walking on ropes, crampons, pickaxes and safety equipment and a pulley block. At the end of the day we go up by gondola to the Mountain Hotel Diavolezza.

      Day 4
      Piz Palü Crossing From West to East

      After these three intensive training days, the highlight follows. We plan to cross all three Palü summits from west to east. Early in the morning we start in the headlamp light on the Diavolezza and first descend on the Persgletscher. Over this we reach the Gemsfreiheit and the foot of the Fortezzagrat. We climb over these rocks easily. We continue in the snow to Fuorcla Bellavista. A beautiful block ridge leads us from here up to the Piz Spinas 3898m. We reach the broad snow crest of the main summit only a little later and now meet the mountaineers who come up via the normal route. We continue our way over the narrow ridge to the east summit and further down to the shoulder. Now we are back on the glacier and are looking for our way through the crevasses back to Diavolezza.

      3900 m 9 Stunden 1200 hm / 6 h 1000 hm / 3 h sure-footed, no fear of heights
      first mountaineering experience
      Endurance for 9 hours of high-alpine hiking
      • Climbing harness, Helmet, Crampons, Ice Axe

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      Meeting point
      10:00am at Bergsteigerschule Pontresina office
      Getting there
      If you arrive by car, there is free parking at the Diavolezza. There is parking at Morteratsch for a fee.
      Public transport:
      From Pontresina station it is 10-15 minutes to our office on Via Maistra 163.
      Accomodation / comfort
      Morteratsch: Hotel Operation Boval Hut: Simple SAC Hut Diavolezza: Hotel Operation
      Good to know
      You can check in a piece of luggage on the first day and we will transport it to the Diavolezza.

      Mountaineering training course with Palü crossing

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