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Matterhorn 8-day ascent with preparation

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Join an IFMGA certified mountain guide on this amazing Matterhorn week! You'll climb the surrounding peaks as preparation and eventually culminate with Matterhorn.

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8 Days

Jul, Aug, Sep




The Matterhorn (4478m) is one of the highest summits in Europe. And one of the most emblematic in the world, that's for sure!

Its ascent can be challenging, but I propose here a full week of preparation, ascending other peaks in the area. In this way you will maximize your chances of success for the last day.

My plan is to teach you during the week all the skills you need to summit Matterhorn, and put them in practice throughout the program.

In my opinion, this is the best option if you don't have much mountaineering experience. But you still have to be in good shape!

Once you reach the top of this famous mountain, you will understand why it is so coveted among mountaineers. The feeling up there is amazing!

During the program we will climb the Riffelhorn, the Breithorn, the Pollux and more. In addition, on one of the days we'll get the chance to do some via ferrata.

Interested in this approach to climb Matterhorn? It's also a great opportunity to get to know the area! Please contact me, I will be waiting for your message. And if you don't have so much time available, I also guide other ascents, including the Breithorn traverse.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Lifts and mountain huts are not included.


Day 1: Riffelhorn

Technical training and mountain climbing.

Day 2: Breithorn

Technical training and normal route.

Day 3: Via ferrata

Via ferrata Gorge / rest day.

Day 4: Kamel

Sleeping at the Gandegg hut.

Day 5: Pollux

Sleeping at the Guide d’Ayas hut.

Day 6: Breithorn traverse

And return to Zermatt.

Day 7: Hörnli hut

Day 8: Matterhorn




In mountain huts and in a hotel at Zermatt.

About the 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 Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar


Sept 14, 2022

I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!

Niklas Warren


Sept 6, 2022

I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.



Aug 23, 2022

I was looking for a local guide for a hike I was planning and came across Explore-Share. They seemed to have good reviews and so decided to give them a try. The experience was very positive and completely happy with their service. I will be using them again for next trip.

Colin Finnegan


Aug 17, 2022

Easy to set up and find the perfect trip. Informative site that is easy to use. Guides are all great to work with and communicate all arrangements needed. As simple as can be!

Lesley Weber


July 16th, 2022

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

Richard Scrivener


July 20, 2022

Hello! I have been thoroughly impressed by the service and assistance that explore-share have provided the past couple years in helping to plan my trip to the High Tatras in Poland. I really appreciated the flexibility that they provided in allowing me to rearrange my trip twice owing to covid. They were responsive and communicative throughout. This trip was part of my Stag weekend celebrations and explore-share connected me with an outstanding guide in the form of Marcel - he was an excellent recommendation and we really enjoyed our guided hike in the High Tatras with him. Marcel was an outstanding professional, placed a high focus on preparing well and staying safe, and was also a great guy! Highly recommend. Many thanks and best wishes - Richard

Yvonne Morrison


May 8, 2022

Our first time with Explore-Share. An absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish. Extremely good value, very well organised with attention to detail. We travel widely and this has by far been the best of experiences. Well done to all concerned. We are already looking at booking another trip!

Mark Stone


April 14, 2022

Great service by explore share. Our guide, Fred, gave us a fantastic day. Totally wild adventure that would be impossible on our own. I’m really impressed. Thank you very much.

James Dempster


March 9, 2022

I can’t recommend this enough. Great service, great price and the on the ground team was top notch. Top marks all round.

Leonardo Rodriguez


March 4, 2022

Everything went very well! Above our expectations! Thanks Explore-Share and Thanks Kiliholidays! Great support from all you! Thanks for the hard work and excellent level of commitment.

Daniel Martinez


Feb 2, 2022

Excellent job making your platform available to all mountain lovers. Our guide Gabrielle was an excellent companion




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