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7 Day Matterhorn climb & training

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
Destination(s): Switzerland  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing   Glacier Tours  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5900 US Dollar (USD)

This tour combines enough training and peak ascent to prepare the participant not only for the Matterhorn, but for many years of successful alpine climbs. Training includes rock, snow and ice techniques, risk management, route finding. This tour blends instruction, application and fun. This is the kind of balance that bring success.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet in Saas Almagell or Saas Fee. Review gear, condition. Hike up to Almageller hut, review rope management, Belaying, knots.

Day 2: Rock climbing on Dri Hornli. Great ridge traverse offering all aspect of alpine climbing. Continue to review techniques, belaying, rappelling, communication, down climbing.

Day 3: Ascent of Portjentgrat. A mixed climb of: rock, snow. This long ridge is a thru test for the Matterhorn providing expose section, technical section, it is shorter then the Matterhorn and has an escape if necessary half way.

Day 4: ascent and traverse of Weissmeiss. A higher altitude climb, snow and ice practice. That day we return to Zermatt

Day 5: Active Rest day. Descent the via Ferrata in the Gorner gorge (3 hours of fun) or Ascent of Riffelhorn ( rock climb near Gornergrat).

Day 6: Hike to Hornli hut. Reconnaissance of the bottom part of the Matterhorn that we will climb in the dark the next day.

Day 7: Matterhorn Ascent, Along beautiful day. Weaking up at 3:00 am it is a 10 to 12 hours day of interesting climbing to an awesome peak. Return to Zermatt

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

1 person - $ 5,260
2 persons - $ 3,650 per person

Service include:
Professional guide fee & expenses
Hut fee with breakfast and dinner (4 nights)
Transport during the tour, bus, train, lift and cable car.
Group technical equipment
Radio, first aid kit, rope, climbing hardware.

Price does not include:
Hotel in Saas Fee, Zermatt
Meals in town
Personal gear
Transfer to and from Zermatt
Lunches and drinks.

About This Supplier
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2006

Welcome to M15183, Jean Pavillard mountain guide and a network of professional mountain guides dedicated to sharing their knowledge, experience and expertise with you, while enjoying adventures in the mountains. Providing activities worldwide. Mountaineering courses and tours, ski touring, expeditions, avalanche safety...

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