Marc L. Shapiro, P.A September 2019


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An Alpine Excursion Tour Monte Rosa

Nestled between Italy and Switzerland, Monte Rosa is the second highest peak in the Alps, making it one of the best views in either country and one of the more physically demanding ascents in the mountain

advance to guarantee your bunk and a dinner of spaetzle or lasagna, depending on which country you’re in that night.

range. In the late summer and early fall, tourists and locals alike tour Monte Rosa to pay their respects to the peak and to be challenged by the cross-country trek over the mountain.

Unless you’re traveling with an experienced mountaineer, a guide is recommended for touring Monte

Rosa, even if you only plan to traverse a small section of the

mountain. Weather can vary greatly and change quickly in this region, so you never know when you’ll encounter ice or snow, which can lower your visibility. Toward the top of the peak, you’ll even have an opportunity

The full tour of the mountain is a nine- day journey that starts in Switzerland and crosses quickly over into Italy, winding its way through both countries before eventually returning trekkers to their starting point. The out-and-back path is the most popular route, though there are other ways to approach it. However you go, you’ll encounter massive glaciers, rigorous 1,000-meter ascents and descents, and breathtaking views that are sure to make this journey memorable.

to cross a sprawling glacier, and having a guide will ensure you have the necessary equipment for a safe trip.

On top of the spectacular views, you can expect a beautiful blend of cultures and an experience unlike any other on your tour of Monte Rosa. Plus, you may even get to see a few Swiss cows or mountain goats along the way!

For accommodations, opt for charming mountain huts to immerse yourself in the true Alpine experience. You can book them in

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