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Climbing the Matterhorn, training day in Zermatt + 2-day ascent via the Hornli ridge

Conquer the classic peak of the Matterhorn on a 3-day trip, consisting of 1 training day and 2 days of ascent, with the IFMGA-certified Peaks Hunter Mountain Guide Team.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration3 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Conquer the Swiss Alps and ascend the Matterhorn via Hornli ridge.

  • Capture the iconic beauty of Switzerland's most dramatic peak.

  • Benefit from having a fully-qualified guide accompanying you.

Description

It’s difficult to overstate the legendary nature of the Matterhorn. The dramatic pyramid peak cloaked in snow is an iconic image of the Swiss Alps.

Stretching to 4,478 meters above sea level, it is also one of the highest summits not only in the Alps but in Europe.

The Matterhorn has four steep faces, which rise above surrounding glaciers, and are split by four ridges: the Leone ridge, Zmutt ridge, Furggen ridge and the Hornli ridge.

Each of these ridges contains their own experience. We will ascend the Hornli ridge, the most popular to climb.

Before we conquer the great alpine peak, we will have a training day to prepare for the climb around the area of Cervinia, or not too far from there. This area lies at the foot of the Matterhorn, and is a great location to practice.

On the second day we’ll begin our ascent from the world-class alpine town of Zermatt and climb towards the Hornli hut. From here, our third day will take us to the summit of the Matterhorn. An unforgettable achievement that rewards you with spectacular panoramic views.

Potential participants on this ascent are required to have a very good level of fitness as well as previous mountaineering experience.

Get in touch now to reserve your place on a thrilling 3-day ascent to the summit of the Matterhorn via the Hornli ridge.

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About the guide

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Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1959 each

Group of 2

EUR 1753 each

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Price details

• Extra costs include hut accommodation and half-board for €150 and lift fees of €40 each for you and the guide.


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