Mountain Climbing trips – Matterhorn

As one of the iconic peaks of the Alps, the Matterhorn stands 4,478 meters tall and is a well-known climbing objective for all types of mountaineer !

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A mountain climbing journey up the Matterhorn is a legendary and unforgettable experience. It poses significant difficulties that require a high level of fitness and experience. Groups often include just one climber for a personal experience and the best chance of a successful summit. The Normal Route up the Hornli Ridge is considered the easiest and most popular ascent, including a stay at the Hornli Hut (3,266m). The mountain huts can be crowded during the summer, so reserving a place in advance is a must.




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What’s the weather like?

The weather on the Matterhorn is infamous for being volatile and unpredictable. The summer months provide the best window for an ascent, avoiding the worst climate and climbing conditions. The unpredictability of its weather necessitates the inclusion of a few extra days to complete an ascent.


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How long should I stay?

Mountaineers should plan on dedicating more than a week to climb the Matterhorn, which includes the time necessary to properly prepare for adverse weather and other unforeseen obstacles. Acclimatization is required to safely ascend the Matterhorn. The climb itself is generally a two- to three-day journey. The mountain refuge is usually the primary objective for the first day, with a summit and descent on the following day.

Country Code

Italy: +39 Switzerland: +41

Best time to visit

Climbs are generally undertaken during the popular summer months from June to September. Mountaineers can take advantage of late spring and autumn to avoid the crowds during an ascent, though the weather should always be taken into account when preparing for the Matterhorn.






What People are Saying

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Nicola was the perfect guide! We had a wonderfull day, he guided us like the best.
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Hannelore Nuyttens
One thing I was not happy with that l had to book Horinlihut when I was already in Switzerland. As a tourist, it\'s not easy to give a call since I didn\'t have a phone. Honrlihut had a cookie problem, so I could book online. Why don\'t you give a price that includes hut? then you book for a client? It would be more appreciated. Apart from that, I had a wonderful guide! Thanks so much indeed.
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Incredible adventure. The contact and the organisation with Peaks Hunter was perfect. The experience with the Guide (Claudio) was also perfect. Very professional guide, perfect French speaker. It was a pleasure to spend those two days with him. Reaching the summit without him would have been impossible. (Do not believe in the Youtube videos over the Lion Ridge, they are not a good representation of the journey, much harder but way more nice) Thank you Peaks Hunter.
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