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Breithorn and Pollux 2-day guided ascent

Breithorn and Pollux 2-day guided ascent | Switzerland

A certified mountain guide will take you to the Breithorn and Pollux summits. An unforgettable 2-day climb with the best views of the Pennine Alps!

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2 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Open To Everyone



It's my pleasure to invite you to climb two jewels of the Pennine Alps: the Breithorn and Pollux mountains.

The Breithorn is a mountain located near the Matterhorn. It is part of the Monte Rosa Massif, on the Italian-Swiss border. This peak actually divides the Mattertal Valley from the Val d'Ayas (Aosta Valley).

The Breithorn has five summits, one of them is the Roccia Nera, at 4,075 meters. It is the peak that separates the Breithorn from the Pollux, our other objective. The Pollux lies directly north of the Val d'Ayas Hut and its access is quite gentle.

As for the itinerary of this 2-day climbing trip, we'll meet in Zermatt. We'll then take the cableway to the Klein Matterhorn Station, at 3800 meters of altitude. Here starts a beautiful ascent to the Breithorn. By the afternoon, we will descend to the Val d'Ayas Mountain Hut (3394 m), where we'll spend the night.

During our second day, we'll ascend to the Pollux peak (4092 m). The route follows the easy southwestern ridge. Once we reach the summit, we'll return down by the same route. Finally, we'll get back to the Klein Matterhorn Station. The round trip takes around 6 hours.

I also offer many similar programs in the Pennine Alps, like this 2-day climb to Breithorn and Allalinhorn. They are both technically easy ascents as well.

Did you find this climbing trip tempting? Then please get in touch with me. Let’s conquer these fantastic mountains together!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Dinner

About the guide

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ES Adventure Guides



Mountain Guide

Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Kyriakos, Daniel, Andrej, Tobias, Bernd, Herbert, Guy and Noé) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Switzerland.

Whether you wish to climb the Matterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau or Monch, or enjoy amazing freeride or ski touring days around Verbier or Zermatt, among other great options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

Pick one of the programs featured for E-S Adventure Guides Switzerland and start planning an awe-inspiring experience in the mountains!


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What people are saying about ES Adventure Guides


I had am amazing time during the 1-day off-piste training course at Hoch-Ybrig. Urs, our main mountain guide, was very helpful in answering my queries before the course, and Lupe from explore-share was helpful in selecting the course. We had 3 groups under Urs, Mario and Patrick, and I was in the group with Patrick. He gave us a lot of nice tips and individualized video analysis. He made a special effort to convey everything in English, since I don't know German. All the participants were very helpful and friendly too! The course is good value for money as skis are included for the weekend in the course price.



Very user friendly platform with timely responses from Explore Share representatives. The trip itself with Tom from Alps Adventures was awesome and ensure that we had an experience that was 100% what we wanted. Recommend both the platform and the guide. Thanks to all for arranging and delivering so well.

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