The weather can often get quite cold at Riffelhorn, particularly at night, so please pack and wear appropriate clothing so as not to get caught out.
A moderate level of fitness is recommended before attempting to climb the mountain.
Riffelhorn is located very close to the popular resort of Zermatt, so it is recommended to stay in accommodation there whilst climbing in the area.
Cold for most of the year, with Summer months averaging 10-13 degrees celsius during the day, and Winter months averaging below freezing every day.
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Fly to Zurich and then catch the train (3.5 hours) to Zermatt. From Zermatt take the Gornergrat Mountain Railway to either Rotenboden or Riffelberg stations.
June-September, when the weather is warmest and conditions most agreeable for mountain climbing.
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