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4-day Matterhorn ascent with acclimatization

Two acclimatization climbs before going for the Matterhorn summit on the 2 last days of the trip. Join IFMGA-certified guide Denis for an experience of a lifetime!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration4 days
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelExtremely Fit
Type of tripNot specified


This 4-day trip is a unique opportunity to conquer Matterhorn and enjoy the great views that Zermatt has to offer.

This perfectly-shaped pyramidal peak lies in the Monte Rosa area of the Alps and is among the most famous Swiss attractions. Thousands of mountaineers peregrinate to Zermatt every year in the hopes of making it to this giant’s coveted summit.

The mountain is 4,477.5 meters high and has really steep faces. Its ascent is famously challenging: an excellent physical condition and experience in PD-AD grade climbs are essential.

This 4-day program includes two acclimatization climbs before the ascent. During these climbs, you will improve your mountaineering skills on complex terrain as you get ready for our ultimate goal.

This private trip is available from July to September, although August is the best month to climb Mattehorn. If you are a group of several people, I can invite other certified guides to join us. And don’t hesitate to let me know if you’d like to take the Italian route to the summit, as I offer that as well.

Join me on this fantastic adventure to the top of one of the world’s most famous mountains! I’ll be glad to guide you in your attempt to conquer Matterhorn. Get ready for a truly challenging climb! Request to book this trip.



1 night in Hornli hut.

Meeting point




Day 1: Ascent on Mt Riffelhorn South wall

Cable car ride and short approach. Ascent on Mt Riffelhorn South wall. Training with shortrope technique.

Day 2: Ascent on Mt Breitehorn

Cable car till Kleine Matterhorn. Ascent on Mt Breitehorn half travers. Descent to Zermatt.

Day 3: Hornli Hutte

Approach to Hornli Hutte (3 h). Overnight in the hut

Day 4: Matterhorn ascent

Matterhorn ascent day. Early start. 4-5 hours ascent. The same time for descent to the hut.

About the guide

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I am IFMGA-certified and have been working as a mountain guide since 2007 in different mountain regions all over the world. I did several expeditions in remote regions such as Karakoram in Pakistan, Himalaya in India and Nepal, Patagonia etc.
I guide my clients on trips that range from easy mountaineering and hiking to technical climbing, high altitude alpinism and ice and rock climbing.
Please get in touch with me if you want to discover Russia, Georgia or any other parts of the world, walking, mountaineering, climbing or skiing. It will be my pleasure to guide you and assist you in the mountaineering objective you want to reach.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2700 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

Price details

Price includes: 1 night in Hornli hut for guide and client with dinner and breakfast.

Price excludes: Cable car, accomodation and meals in Zermatt.

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