14th.-18th.July 2007, Monte Rosa Signalkuppe (Punta Gnifetti) 4554m
An ascent with 3 friends from SAC Angenstein and Novartis. We were all senior citizens and the route was taken at an appropriate pace. The weather was perfect with the exception of strong winds on the summit ridge preventing our ascent of the Zumsteinspitz which would have been 9 meters higher.
Day 1: Gressony/Stafal 1823m – Refugio del Gabiet 2357m
Day 2: Refugio Gabiet – Lago Verde 2609m – Refugio Citta di Mantova 3500m
Day 3: Refugio Citta di Mantova – Colle del Lys 4248m – Monte Rosa Signalkuppe 4554m, Capanna Margherita
Day 4: Capanna Margherita – Colle Gnifetti 4454m – Colle del Lys 4248m – Refugio Gnifetti 3647m
Day 5: Refugio Gnifetti – Punta Indren 3260m – Stolemberg 3202m – Passo dei Salati 2936m – Seilbahn –Stafal 1823m