Mountain guide Herbert wants to lead you on a 2 day trek that will begin and end in Zermatt and take you to the beautiful and comfortable Monte Rosa hut.
Dolomite Mountains, Alps
May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
One of, if not the most modern mountain huts in not just the Alps, but in the entire world, just visiting the Monte Rosa hut is an amazing experience. However, on this 2 day trek, the hut is but one aspect of the adventure.
Beginning in the beautiful resort town of Zermatt, which you will get plenty of time to explore and enjoy, we will then make our way to the Gornergrat station. From the station, we will take a scenic ride on the famed Gornergrat train up to Rotenboden. After you’ve enjoyed some great views of Rotenboden, we will hike between 3 and 4 hours to the Monte Rosa hut. Each hour will see you ascending approximately 300 meters. We will also traverse the amazing Gorner glacier.
Once we reach the hut, you will get ample time to gaze out at the beauty of the Alps. You will get to see many of the area’s greatest peaks, including the renowned Matterhorn. After a comfortable night’s sleep, and some delicious food, on the following morning, we will make our way back to Rotenboden and then Zermatt, which will conclude the adventure.
As a result of the trekking conditions, participants on this trip should be in good physical condition.
Would you like to spend a night in one of the most modern and comfortable mountain huts in the world? Then send me a request, come to Zermatt, and let me guide you to the beautiful Monte Rosa hut.
Would you like to go on another Zermatt trekking adventure? Then join me on this trip that will take you to the summit of the Mettelhorn.
Monte Rosa Hut.
Participants must bring the following items: 20 - 30 liter rucksack, mountaineering boots, climbing seat harness, crampons with front points adjusted, telescope poles, touring trousers, waterproof jacket, fleece jacket with hood, gloves, shirt, socks, warm hat, sun glasses, sun screen, lip balm, flask or water bottle, personal medication, food. It is important to pack light, as all participants have to carry their own items.
Gornergrat station in Zermatt.
I am a nature lover who made his hobbies and passion into his profession. I possess only international recognized qualifications. As I am active in the mountains the whole year round my goal is to complement the programmes of the local organizations. My desire is to share with you my joy on the mountains, my knowledge, my experience and to make your stay in Zermatt to an unforgettable experience.
In the following pages you will find a few suggestions and ideas for your holiday in Zermatt. If my ideas or suggestions do not meet your demands, please do not hesitate to let me know what you would like to do and I will create your own personal programme. I am not only active in Zermatt but also everywhere where outdoor activities can be done. It would be a pleasure to accompany you safely and competently in the mountains.
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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.
Great trip. Herby i very very detailed and showed me a lot on my first outdoor climbing adventure
I found the session with Herbert, which included glacier travel safety and crevasse rescue, to be extremely helpful. Thankyou Herbert for your advice, and all the team at Explore-share for connecting us.
The guide was very knowledgeable.
We were group of 3 with Herbert to the Monte Rosa drop off location. Our group has done lots of heli-skiing, cat skiing, and hiked routes. What we look for in guides is 1) safety 2) matching route to technical ability 3) advice in complex sections 4) having a personality and making the day fun. On safety: Herbert did a good safety briefing and told us where to position ourselves relative to his tracks, that was the extent of his safety. One of our group members fell part-way into a crevasse and was dangling on the ice wall, and he leisurely pulled out his rope to throw it down even after being told there was a very far drop. He routinely skiied out-of-sight of the entire group even in more dangerous sections. If someone had fallen through again, there was no rescuing them as he was the only one with the safety gear. On matching the route the technical ability of the group he did fine, the only part that was an issue was the very long flat ski out (he warned us about this, so we knew it ahead of time, I wouldn't do this route again because of this). On advice/tips for complex routes, he had nothing to offer, and was annoyed when you asked him questions, the only thing he said was "lean forward on your skiis", and didn't try to help anyone who had challenges. On the last part, personality, this was the worst. He was extremely annoyed that he had to help the person out of the crevasse, and even more annoyed that a snowboarder in our group was slower in the flat section. He complained to other ski guides that passed by that he was late for his lunch. When we stopped to break and took pictures he asked us to stop wasting time with taking our phones out. When we asked him if we should bring water (for a 5 hour ski) he said it's no necessary, which was crazy. Overall, it really put a damper on the entire experience, we spent a lot of money and came from Canada to experience this, and he nearly ruined it. He's a really good technical skiier, but has no patience nor does he put an ounce of effort in to making it fun or making people feel safe.
I really wanted to make it to the Hornli Hut at the base of the Matterhorn. I made it because Herbert, my guide, encouraged me to keep going when I was ready to give up. I'm so glad and grateful for his encouragement.
My wife and I had an incredible day with Herbert in Zermatt. Our guide did an excellent job of adjusting the skiing to fit our ability. Would not hesitate to highly recommend Herbert.....thank you for an epic memory.
Group of 1
CHF 1279 Each
Group of 2
CHF 640 Each
Group of 3
CHF 464 Each
Group of 4
CHF 372 Each
Group of 5
CHF 320 Each
Group of 6
CHF 284 Each
Group of 7
CHF 258 Each
Group of 8
CHF 238 Each
Want a different number of travellers?
- Guiding fee
The price only includes the guiding fee. No additional services are included, including the cost of your stay in the hut. For every additional person there is an extra 100 CHF fee.
Mountaineering boots, climbing seat harness, telescope poles and crampons can be rented. Food can also be purchased in the hut.
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