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Breithorn and Pollux 2-day guided ascent

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!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripNot specified

Description

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!

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Zermatt


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About the guide

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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.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 1750 each

Group of 2

CHF 900 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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