The Bernina

The Massif de la Bernina is the highest of the Eastern Alps and the summit of the Bernina is the 4000 most easterly of the Alps. Tormented glaciers, impressive crevasses, the "Haute-Route" of Bernina, with a peak per day, is probably one of the Alpine summits.

Program

Day 1 : meeeting on the station Diavolezza late afternoon (possible departure from Chamonix) and ascent to the refuge-hotel with the same name (2973m) by cable car.

Day 2 : descent on the Vadret Pers and climb up the glaciar until the  East Ridge of Piz Palü that we can follow up by foot (3 to 4h) to the summit (3901m); Return by the same route and descent the glacier to the refuge Boval (2495m).

Day 3 : ascent (4h) of the Vadret Morterasch until the refuge Marco e Rosa (3597m) where we reduce the weight fom the backpacks, then climb up (1h) to the Piz Bernina (4048m) and back down to the refuge.

Day 4 : descent from the refuge to Vedretta Scerscen superiore, to go back up to Fuorcla della Sella (3265m), then (2 to 3h) to Piz Rozeg (3935m) and cross the Vadret da la Dala Roseg to join the Cabane Coaz (2610m)

Day 5 : Ascension (2 to 3h) of the  Il Chapütschin (3386m) and descend on the Lake Roseg (2159m) and ascent (2h) until the refuge Tchervia (2583m)

Day 6 : climb up (3 to 4h) up to the Piz Tschervia (3546m) and cross (1h) the Cresta Boval (3352m); great descent of the Morterasch valley.

Dates : half-march to late april

Level : 3

Price : 845 € / person (based on one guide for 4 participants).