Matterhorn 2 Day Guided Climb From Switzerland

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Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team on this 2 day guided ascent of the famed Matterhorn mountain from Zermatt in Valais, Switzerland.

Alps

2 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Intermediate


Description

The Matterhorn (4,478m) is a truly remarkable, legendary mountain. Everything about it is impressive, especially its unmistakable appearance. It's iconic peak is an almost perfect example of Nature's ability to create spectacular symmetry.

The mountain has four faces. Each face is steep and rises above the glaciers that surround the mountain. Each face points to the four directions of a compass, and are split by four ridges. Those ridges include the Hornli ridge, the Furggen ridge, the Leone ridge and the Zmutt ridge.

There are multiple ways to climb the Matterhorn. All of which offer their own challenges and each one is a unique experience. On this trip, we will ascend and descend by way of the Hornli ridge.

For day 1, we will depart from the popular town of Zermatt and make our way up to the Hornli hut (3,260m), where we will spend the night. At the hut you will get to enjoy a beautiful evening view of the stars above. For day 2, we will climb to the Matterhorn's summit. From the summit you will get to indulge in a view you will never forget that will include some of the best peaks of the Alps, and Zermatt down below.

Both the ascent and descent will be a challenge. However, I will see to it that you make it to this incredible mountain's equally incredible summit safely.

Please note that Matterhorn is not suitable for beginners. Previous mountaineering experience (including technical skills) is required.

Send me a message if you want to join me on this adventure that will take you from Switzerland to the top of one of the world's most famous mountains. 

And if you would like to climb the Matterhorn from Cervinia in Italy, you can also join me on this 2 day ascent.

Details

Accommodation

Hornli Hut. The Horli Hut tariff for half board accommodation (dinner and breakfast included) is 150€/pax.

More info

Participants should remember to bring mountain boots, sunglasses, a 30 litre backpack, a Daisy chain or Longe, 2 screw carabiners and 2 pairs of gloves. If you do not have a harness, helmet, classic crampons and a classic ice axe, I can rent you those items for 5€/day.

Meeting point

Zermatt

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About the guide

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 1392 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet. Guide expenses should be covered by clients. The lifts ticket is around 45-50€/pax.




 

 

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