Ascent of Castor (Aosta Valley, 4223m)

Duration : 2 days

Italy, Alps

Level : technical level: beginner, physical level: average

from 180 € / p. from 1 to 4 persons

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The ascent of Castor, with its 4,223 meters of altitude, is one of the great classics of the Monte Rosa massif. Come enjoy an incredible panorama on the Alps from the summit!


D1: climb to the hut

  • presentation and chec of the material,
  • lifts to the Bettaforca Pass,
  • climb to Sella refuge,
  • technical lesson (knots, use of crampons,...),
  • dinner and night.

D2: ascent of Castor

  • wake up around 4 am, breakfast,
  • ascent of Castor then descent (7 to 9 hours refuge-top-car),
  • debriefing beer.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the mountain guide
  • Loan of harness, ice axe, crampons
Number of people 1 2 3 4
Price per person 500 € 230 € 220 € 180 €

The price does not include

  • Half board at the hut, inluding that of the guide
  • Skipass, inluding that of the guide
  • Everyhting nor specified in "The price includes"


Quintino Sella hut

Next departures :

No scheduled departure, bu you can contact me to book your dates.

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