People per Guide
Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of Trip
The Matterhorn (4778m) is probably the most famous mountain in the Alps. It’s the landmark of Switzerland. Every ambitious mountaineer dreams of standing on its summit at least once! I can make this dream come true,
The Matterhorn dominates Zermatt. It not only attracts mountaineers: everyone coming to the area seems to want to see it from up close.
With the safety of the rope, this dream tour will come true. Over the famous Hörnligrat, we will climb the landmark of Switzerland. It will be an unforgettable adventure with grandiose views. It will be a hard but certainly satisfying trip!
Want to join me for this amazing 2-day adventure? Then don’t hesitate to contact me! I will be waiting for your message. And if you want, I can also guide you during the ascent of another famous mountain in the Alps: Mont Blanc, in 5 days.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
We meet at 12PM at the Hotel Bergfreund in Herbriggen. After the equimpent check, transfer to Zermatt. Then we take the cable car to the Schwarzsee and the Hörnlihütte.
Walking time: 2 hours.
Very early in the morning we leave the Hörnlihütte to climb the Matterhorn. In the dark we reach the first climbing passages. We continue towards Solvey-Bivouac. We will reach the summit of the Matterhorn, 4478m high. After a short rest, we quickly descend to catch the last trains at Schwarzsee station. Then we return to Herriggen.
Walking time: 10 hours
At the Hörnlihütte.