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2-day Matterhorn summit via the Hörnli Ridge, from Zermatt

Join Daniel, an IFMGA-certified mountain guide, for this iconic 2-day alpine experience, climbing the Hörnliridge to the summit of the Matterhorn, just outside of Zermatt.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Summit one of the most iconic mountains in the world.

  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Swiss Alps.

  • Traverse the Hörnliridge, where history was made.

Description

Join me for a stunning 2-day ascent of the most iconic mountain in all of the Alps!

We will be heading up to the summit of the Matterhorn, of course. Starting in Zermatt, we will meet up and take the lifts to Schwarzsee.

From here it is a brief hike to the Hörnlihut, where we will go over a few things for the next day and turn in early.

Waking up early in the morning, we will begin scrambling as soon as we leave the hut. We will continue making our way up doing a mix of climbing and scrambling as we traverse the Hörnliridge.

After about four or five hours we will make it to the summit of the mountain. After taking a some time to enjoy the top, we will then head back down, first to the Hörnlihut and then down to the valley floor.

The whole descent takes about six hours.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for an unforgettable alpine experience as we climb to the summit of the exalted Matterhorn, outside of Zermatt, Switzerland!

If you like the look of this trip then I think you may also enjoy my 2-day scrambling ascent to the summit of Watzmann via the east face!

Accommodation

We will spend the night in Hörnlihut.

Meeting point

Zermatt, Switzerland

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Equipment you will need to bring

Helmet

Sunglasses

Crampons

Ice Axe

Harness

Other gear: Mountain boots


About the guide

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Born in the Austrian Alps, the connection to the mountains was there from early on. Started skiing as a 3 year old kid, bit later climbing and mountaineering stepped in my live. Skiing and climbing all over the Alps and abroad became a huge part of my life.

One of my favorite places in the Alps are the mountains around Chamonix and Zermatt. Since graduating as a fully-certified Mountain guide, I’ve been able to share my passion for skiing and climbing with my guests. When I’m not guiding I try to push my personal limits in climbing and mountaineering. Looking forward reaching summits together.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1547 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee


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